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GBT Realty Hires Spencer as VP in Nashville

Brentwood, TN-based commercial development and investment company GBT Realty Corp. has hired Eric Spencer as Vice President of Investments and Strategic Planning. In his new position, Spencer will focus on business finances and cash management for the corporation, and act as a corporate strategy liaison between various internal departments.

Most recently, Spencer served as Vice President Asset Management — Head of Analytics for Jamestown Properties, where he oversaw an analytics team that supported a portfolio of more than 50 assets collectively valued at over $10 billion. Prior to Jamestown, he held positions at JLL, ACG Professionals, Inc. and CWCapital Asset Management.

“I am very excited to join the GBT team,” said Spencer. “With my extensive background in commercial real estate, I feel confident that I have the skills and experience to help GBT maintain and grow its position as an industry leader.”

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David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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