Team Bio

Mr. Crocker has founded and headed a series of successful private and publicly-traded real estate companies over more than 25 years. Prior to founding Crocker Partners LLC, he was CEO of CRT Properties, Inc. (NYSE:CRO) and an elected member of the company’s Board of Directors from March 2000 through September 2005. The REIT acquired and managed office assets primarily in the southeastern U.S. with a total enterprise value of approximately $1.8 billion, and was sold to a private investor in September 2005.

Previously, Mr. Crocker was a founder and CEO of Crocker Realty Trust Inc., a private office REIT located in Boca Raton, Florida, established in 1996. Without any legacy assets, he grew that company to a 6.2 million sq. ft. portfolio. Earlier he founded and headed Crocker Realty Trust, Inc., then one of the largest public office REITs in the southeastern U.S., with regional offices in Atlanta, Memphis, and Charlotte. Mr. Crocker began his real estate in 1986 when he founded Crocker & Company, which developed nearly 2 million sq. ft. of office and mixed-use properties.

Mr. Crocker holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Miami. He was a member of the Board of Trustees for InnKeepers USA and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees for Chatham Lodging Trust.