Alex Gilbert '87
Mr. Gilbert is the President of Artemis. Mr. Gilbert is responsible for developing and implementing the acquisition and asset management activities of Artemis. He sits on the Investment Committee. Mr. Gilbert joined Artemis in February 2011 and is based in metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining Artemis, Mr. Gilbert spent 17 years in real estate principal investing, investment banking and the real estate service business. His recent experience includes AllianceBernstein and the J.E. Robert Companies ("JER"). At JER, Mr. Gilbert was a Managing Director and from 2003 to 2007 was primarily responsible for acquisitions and asset management of the firm's U.S. platform investments, joint ventures and individual assets. In 2008, Mr. Gilbert was selected to Head of the U.S. Fund business which included three equity funds and a debt vehicle across a broad spectrum of property types throughout the United States.
Prior to joining JER, Mr. Gilbert developed extensive real estate experience having worked on office development projects and running a division of Jones Lang LaSalle's New York Leasing and Management Group. In addition, he was a real estate investment banker at Morgan Stanley and a principal investor through joint ventures with William E. Simon and Sons in California.
Mr. Gilbert earned his B.S. degree, with distinction, from the United States Air Force Academy and M.B.A. degree from Harvard University. In addition, Mr. Gilbert served as a United States Air Force instructor pilot and Captain on active duty for five years. He is an active Sabre Society supporter, which honors an ongoing commitment to uphold the Air Force Academy’s reputation for academic and leadership excellence.