Gabe L. FinkeChief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
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 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 Ascentris, 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. He is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization Gold and resides in Denver, Colorado with his wife and three daughters.