COO & President
Clear Height Properties
Gary oversees all aspects of Clear Height management, leasing and construction divisions, and is responsible for helping to grow portfolio, private equity, and institutional relationships. Before joining the firm in 2018, Gary oversaw asset management, disposition, and acquisition efforts at Equity Group Investments, where he focused on a portfolio of private real estate investments, ranging from retail and hospitality to industrial and infrastructure, controlled by Sam Zell. Gary has also served as vice president of asset management at Ares Management, where he developed and executed value-add business plans for a diverse portfolio of domestic equity and debt real estate investments. He has also held positions at Wrightwood Capital and PwC. Gary holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Michigan Business School. He is a CPA and a licensed managing broker with the State of Illinois.