Aida Stoddard

Aida Stoddard
Managing Director – Development
Gemdale USA

Aida Stoddard is the Managing Director of Development for Gemdale USA in New York where she manages Development teams and works closely with the Acquisitions group. Ms. Stoddard periodically serves on the USA Investment Committee, and is an active member of GEMS, Gemdale’s internal women’s organization.

Ms. Stoddard has been working in the construction, design and development fields in New York for more than twenty-five years. Prior to her role at Gemdale USA, Ms. Stoddard has managed development teams, most recently at Jonathan Rose Companies and Twining Properties. With a background as a licensed architect, Ms. Stoddard started her career in development by launching Bright City, the first all-women owned developer to be financed by HSBC in New York. Bright City developed some of the first sustainable condominiums in Brooklyn. Ms. Stoddard is an active WLI/ULI member, having served on the WLI-NY steering committee for two years and is currently a member of the New York Mixed-use Development Product Council and NY Awards for Excellence Committee.

Ms. Stoddard received her BA from Columbia College and M. Arch from Columbia University GSAPP. She lives with three generations of her family and two cats under one roof in Brooklyn, NY.