Vice Chairman & CEO
Robert E. DeWitt is Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of GID Investment Advisers LLC (“GID”). Mr. DeWitt is responsible for implementing the strategic goals and objectives of GID. He gives direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, strategy, and its annual goals and objectives. His duties and 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.
Mr. DeWitt was previously Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Chief Investment Officer. He 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 from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont in 1978. Mr. DeWitt represents GID in national trade organizations that further the business activities of GID. He serves as Secretary of and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the National Multi Housing Council, a member of the Pension Real Estate Association, a member of the Multifamily Silver Council and the past Chair of the Multifamily Gold Council of the Urban Land Institute. He also serves as Chairman of the National Multi Housing Council’s GSE Futures Task Force.