City Gate Property Group Hires David Van Etten as Chief Financial Officer

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David Van Etten, who has more than 30 years of financial operations, reporting and management experience for all commercial real estate product types, including multi-family, office, retail, industrial, and hotel has joined City Gate Property Group as Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to City Gate, Mr. Van Etten served three years as Controller for Encore Enterprises managing accounting and financial reporting for the multi-family and commercial real estate assets. While at Encore, Dave oversaw both operational reporting as well as the development accounting as Encore Multi-Family developed numerous new apartment communities in Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado.

Mr. Van Etten spent more than four years as corporate controller and CFO of Trinity Interests, Inc., a third-party commercial property management firm. He was responsible for all financial reporting and accounting of the company’s 5 million-square-foot Texas portfolio owned by a diverse group of international clients consisting of both institutional owners and high net-worth investors.

Previously, he served 22 years with the Ray Hunt group of companies, including 9 years as controller with Woodbine Development and later 12 years with Hunt Realty Corporation as CFO/SVP. He managed the accounting and financial reporting of $2 billion in real estate developments and operating company investments, including JPI Multi-Family.

Van Etten has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Niagara University, and is a CPA as well as a licensed real estate broker in Texas and has been active in the Real Estate Financial Executives Association as a Past President and Board member and the Real Estate Council in Dallas.

About City Gate Property Group, LLC

City Gate was founded in September 2014 when the fee management division of Knightvest was sold to Dawn Waye. In December 2014 the partners of G Square Real Estate Holdings, LLC, partnered with City Gate bringing into play its longstanding experience in all facets of Multi-Family Real Estate Operations. Coupling this with a team of well-qualified professionals, focusing on resident retention and asset maximization and years of professional success for the partners, City Gate is a best in class organization.

Presently City Gate has 28 properties under management, with over 5100 apartment units and 145 employees.

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