CSU STRATA welcomes John Gerhard as Commercial Property Manager

John will assist the real estate team with property and lease management for the organization’s portfolio of commercial, residential, and industrial properties.  


John has a diverse business, consulting, and appraisal background including acquisition, development, project management, and market and financial feasibility analysis for both new construction and redevelopment projects in Colorado. Prior to operating several privately held businesses, John was the Director of Research for the Everitt Real Estate Center at Colorado State University for more than five years. 

John served as Vice President of Land Acquisition and Forward Planning for Engle Homes and worked for more than ten years as a Senior Market Analyst with the Genesis Group, a consulting firm that specializes in market research and analysis for the residential real estate industry. He received a B.A. in business administration from the University of Nebraska in 1990. 


CSU STRATA is a private, nonprofit corporation, legally separate from the Colorado State University (CSU) System. The organization supports and serves the campuses and affiliates of the CSU System through strategic real estate management, project development services, special project oversight, intellectual property management and technology transfer services, as well as operational management of regional, state, national and international assets. The CSU System includes CSU Fort Collins, CSU Pueblo, CSU Global, CSU Todos Santos Center, and the CSU Spur campus.