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Robert Hugh Gidel

Robert Hugh Gidel, American real estate investor. Fellow Homer Hoyt Institute. Board directors Gator Boosters, University Florida Foundation; Member National Council Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, Pension Real Estate Association, Association Foreign Investors in Real Estate, National Association Real Estate Investment Trusts, Windermere Club, Golden Bear Club.

Background

  • Gidel, Robert Hugh was born on September 19, 1951 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States. Son of Wayne D. and Mary A. (Ziegler) Gidel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Florida, 1973.

    Career

    • Commercial loan officer Century Bank, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1975-1977. Assistant vice president New York Life, Washington, 1977-1981. Executive vice president Heller Real Estate Finance Company, Chicago, 1981-1986.

      President, managing director, bd directors Alex Brown Realty Advisors, Baltimore, 1986-1990. Managing director, board directors Alex Brown Kleinwort Benson Realty Advisors, 1990-1993. President, board directors Brazos Partners L.P., Dallas, 1993-1999.

      Managing partner Liberty Partners, Orlando, Florida, 1999—2005, also board directors. Chairman board LNR Property Holdings, 2005—2007. President, Chief Executive Officer, board directors Ginn Company LLC, 2007—2009.

      Member, investment advisory council State Board Administration, Florida, since 2009. President, chief operating officer, board directors ParagonGroup Inc., 1996-1997. Chief Executive Officer, board directors Meridian Realty Trust VIII, 1997-1998.

      Board directors Fortress Registered Investment Trust, Developers Diversified realty corporation, Lone Star Opportunity Fund I, II, III, IV, and V, Brazos Fund, 1996-1905, Global Signal Inc., United States Restaurant Properties, 2001-2005. Executive committee University Florida Center Real Estate Studies.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Board directors Gator Boosters, University Florida Foundation. Member National Council Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, Pension Real Estate Association, Association Foreign Investors in Real Estate, National Association Real Estate Investment Trusts, Windermere Club, Golden Bear Club.

    Connections

    • Married Linda Carol Lombardo, October 23, 1976. Children: Jill, Allison, Robert.
    • father: Wayne D. Gidel
    • mother: Mary A. (Ziegler) Gidel
    • spouse: Linda Carol Lombardo
    • children: Jill Gidel
    • Allison Gidel
    • Robert Gidel
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    Born September 19, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      University Florida
    • 1975 - 1977
      Commercial loan officer, Century Bank
      Florida, United States
    • 1977 - 1981
      assistant, vice president New York Life
      Washington, United States
    • 1981 - 1986
      executive, vice president Heller Real Estate Finance Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1986 - 1990
      president, s Alex Brown Realty Advisors
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1986 - 1990
      managing director, s Alex Brown Realty Advisors
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1986 - 1990
      bd director, s Alex Brown Realty Advisors
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1990 - 1993
      managing director, s Alex Brown Kleinwort Benson Realty Advisors
    • 1990 - 1993
      board director, s Alex Brown Kleinwort Benson Realty Advisors
    • 1993 - 1999
      president, s Brazos Partners L.P.
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1993 - 1999
      board director, s Brazos Partners L.P.
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1999 - 2005
      managing partner, Liberty Partners
      Orlando, Florida, United States
    • 2005 - 2007
      chairman, board LNR Property Holdings
    • 2007 - 2009
      president, s Ginn Company Limited Liability Company
    • 2007 - 2009
      Chief Executive Officer, s Ginn Company Limited Liability Company
    • 2007 - 2009
      board director, s Ginn Company Limited Liability Company
    • 2009
      member
      Florida, United States
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