John Gerber is an investor and entrepreneur. He is currently CEO of W-G Capital, an investment fund focused on real estate in the greater Washington area and other major cities in the mid-Atlantic and across the U.S. He is also Managing Partner of Four Points / West Group Development and Quantum Capital where he leads the investment capital group, real estate special project activities, and venture capital investments for the companies and their partners. In the last 10 years, the Four Points team has participated in more than $1.8 billion of transactions including more than 20 million square feet of real estate development and investment experience.
Previously he served as Executive Vice President of West Group, one of the oldest investment companies in Washington, DC. He also served from 2003-05 as senior development advisor to Silverstein Properties on the redevelopment of the World Trade Center. Until 2000, he served as Acting President of the Pennsylvania Station Redevelopment Corporation – a public-private corporation in New York that was responsible for managing, designing, and financing the award-winning, $800 million expansion of Pennsylvania Station, the largest transportation facility in America. From 1987 to 1997, he was an Associate Partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP in New York where he led international project activities for the firm.
He is a director of several for-profits, technology companies including Atomera as Chairman, Nephromics, and Aggamin Pharmaceuticals. Among other not-for-profit activities, he recently completed his tenure as Chairman of St. Albans School and as Trustee of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation in Washington. He also served as Vice-Chairman of the Grand Teton National Park Foundation in Jackson, Wyoming.
John earned his BSE magna cum laude from Princeton University in 1984 and his Masters of Architecture from Harvard University in 1987.