ABOUT LOUIS J. GROSSMAN
Louis has been our chairman and treasurer since 1980, when he and his father, Morton, purchased the family real estate business and reformed the company under the new name. Under his leadership, The Grossman Companies has developed and acquired a portfolio of over 40 commercial and residential properties, primarily in New England.
In 1976 Louis began his real estate career with Sonnenblick-Goldman Advisory Corporation in New York. There, he served as mortgage officer for two real estate investment trusts. A graduate of Brown University with a BA in economics, Louis earned his MBA from Columbia University's School of Business.
ABOUT JACOB M. GROSSMAN
President, The Grossman Companies
Jake and his brother David represent the fifth generation of The Grossman family to work in our business. Jake is President of The Grossman Companies and his roles include sourcing new acquisitions and investment partnerships along with the asset management of our real estate portfolio, which comprises approximately 3 million square feet of properties in Southern New England.
Prior to joining The Grossman Companies in 2011, Jake spent five years at BayNorth Capital, a real estate private equity firm in Boston. There, he handled acquisitions and asset management of various real estate asset classes across the country. Earlier in his career, he worked in Cushman & Wakefield's Capital Markets Group. Jake graduated cum laude from Brown.
ABOUT DAVID B. GROSSMAN
President, First Boston Capital Partners
David and his brother Jake represent the fifth generation of the Grossman family to work in our business. David is President of First Boston Capital Partners, our real estate private lending business. First Boston provides construction and acquisition financing (debt and equity) to New England-based builders. In addition, he is actively involved in the asset management and financing of our commercial real estate portfolio.
Prior to joining The Grossman Companies in 2009, David served as vice president of acquisitions at Louis Dreyfus Property Group in New York. Earlier in his career, he worked for five years at Wells Fargo's Real Estate Merchant Banking Group in Boston; Washington, DC; and New York.