Richard S. Curto is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Gateway Investment Partners (“GIP”) and has more than 30 years’ experience in real estate development. His impressive background provides key insights into today’s marketplace.
Prior to GIP, Mr. Curto was Chief Executive Officer and a Trustee of Prime Group Realty Trust (NYSE: PGE) from November 1997 through April 2002. As a publicly traded real estate investment trust, PGE owned, developed, managed and leased over $1 billion of mixed-use real estate. Mr. Curto joined the company through its affiliate The Prime Group, Inc. where in May 1994 he served as Executive Vice President.
From 1981 to April 1994 Mr. Curto was Senior Vice President of Kemper Financial Services, a $65 billion money management firm, where he oversaw the activities of the real estate lending and equity investment group. At Kemper, Mr. Curto was responsible for investing more than $5 billion in joint ventures and direct investments of most types of real estate across the United States.
Before joining Kemper, Mr. Curto began his career at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance in Milwaukee, Wisconsin focusing on asset management and joint ventures of most mixed-use and commercial property types. The properties were located throughout the United States.