Gabe FinkeChief Executive Officer,
Gabe L. Finke founded Ascentris, formerly known as Amstar Advisers, in 2010 as a Registered Investment Adviser to serve its institutional clients, and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. From 2003 until 2015, Mr. Finke was the Chief Executive Officer of Amstar Group. During his tenure, the firm became a leading global real estate investor with respected pension plans, insurance companies, private banks, funds of funds and family offices as clients and co-investors.
Prior to Amstar, Mr. Finke was a Principal at The Carlyle Group and head of European development at Prologis.
Mr. Finke graduated with Highest Honors in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Finke is a past Board Member of AFIRE and Harvard Business School Real Estate Alumni Association as well as a past Co-Chair of the annual PREA conference. Currently, Mr. Finke serves on the Georgia Tech Advisory Board and the Board of TransitLabs. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization Colorado Chapter and resides in Denver, Colorado with his wife and three daughters.