Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 25, 2012
Gables Residential, Gables.com a leader in the management and development of multifamily apartment communities has announced the promotion of Ben Pisklak to Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer.
Ben has over eleven years of experience with Gables having been involved in the development and acquisition of over 7,000 apartments and 350,000 square feet of retail with a total capitalization of over $1 billion. In this new role, Ben will oversee the development, construction and acquisition teams responsible for investment activities across the entire Gables portfolio. He will lead the implementation and refinement of the strategic plan for future growth opportunities.
“Ben is a strong and natural leader with excellent communications skills and he will serve in this key role to strategically position Gables to achieve our growth plan”, said Sue Ansel, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gables Residential. “Ben brings a depth of experience and knowledge of the industry and he is deeply committed to delivering quality investments that meet the return hurdles and expectations of our investors and partners.”
Prior to his tenure with Gables, Ben worked with The Hanover Company, Holliday Fenoglio Fowler and Ernst and Young. He resides in Houston, Texas and serves on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Country of Houston, Inc. and the Board of Directors for Candlelighters, (a childhood cancer awareness program.) Ben is a Certified Public Accountant and a cum laude graduate of Texas A&M University with a BA and an MS in taxation.
About Gables Residential
With a mission of Taking Care of the Way People Live, Gables Residential has received national recognition for excellence in the management, development, acquisition and construction of luxury multi-family communities in high job growth markets. A portfolio company of Clarion Partners in venture with Silverpeak Real Estate Partners, Gables Residential owns, develops and manages multi-family communities and mixed-use developments in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Houston, South Florida, Southern California, and metropolitan Washington, D.C. Additionally, it has third-party management operations in the Chicago, New York, Boston, Phoenix, Central and North Florida, and Washington State markets. Gables Residential enjoys a healthy portfolio with approximately 37,000 apartment homes under management, including a corporate-owned portfolio of 53 stabilized communities comprising approximately 13,700 apartment homes. An additional 9 communities are under development/lease-up, comprising approximately 2,600 apartment homes. Gables also has the ability to develop another 2,000 apartment homes through its shadow pipeline of undeveloped land owned. For more information please visit http://www.gables.com.