Gabe L. Finke serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer at Ascentris. From 2003 until 2015, Mr. Finke was the Chief Executive Officer of Amstar Group and Amstar Advisers, the previous name of Ascentris. During his tenure, the firm became a global real estate investment manager with respected pension plans, insurance companies, private banks, funds of funds and family offices as investors.
Prior to Ascentris, Mr. Finke was a Principal at The Carlyle Group and Senior Vice President of Prologis, where he was head of European real estate development.
Mr. Finke graduated with Highest Honors in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Currently, Mr. Finke serves on the Georgia Tech Advisory Board, as well as the boards of TransitLabs and Voyager. Mr. Finke is a past Board Member of AFIRE and the Harvard Business School Real Estate Alumni Association, as well as a past Co-Chair of the annual PREA conference and a past member of YPO. He resides in Denver, Colorado with his wife and three daughters.