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Clear Height Taps Asset Management Director

Gary Rose has joined Clear Height Properties as managing director, asset management & acquisitions. He joins Clear Height from Equity Group Investments (EGI), where he focused on a portfolio of private real estate investments controlled by Sam Zell.

Rose also previously worked as VP of asset management at Ares Management, where he managed a diverse portfolio of domestic equity and debt real estate investments. In that role, he developed and executed value-add business plans.

In a career spanning more than 15 years, Rose was involved in the ongoing management and positioning of several signature properties including Two North Riverside Plaza, home of EGI’s headquarters, and Cobbler Square Lofts at 1350 N. Wells St. in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood.

He also oversaw the development and operating strategy for Cross Border Xpress, a privately-funded border crossing terminal in San Diego that connects via bridge to Tijuana International Airport in Mexico.

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