Robert E. DeWitt

Robert E. DeWitt

Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. DeWitt is responsible for implementing the strategic goals and objectives of GID. His responsibilities include oversight responsibility and authority for corporate strategy development, new client/equity partner sourcing and procurement, property acquisitions and dispositions, client relations and overall management of the company. He was previously Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. DeWitt joined GID as Vice President of Acquisitions in 1987. From 1982 through 1987, he was Vice President of Acquisitions at Winthrop Financial Associates, a major Boston-based national real estate investment banking and syndication firm.

Mr. DeWitt received an MBA from The Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College in 1982 and a BA cum laude from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont in 1978. Mr. DeWitt represents GID in national trade organizations that further the business activities of GID. He is on the Board of Directors of the National Multifamily Housing Council and currently serves as its Chairman, and had served as the Chairman of NMHC’s GSE Futures Task Force.  He is also a member of the Pension Real Estate Association and the Multifamily Green Council of the Urban Land Institute (and past Chairman of the Multifamily Gold Council).