Scott Gerber is Vice President of Risk. Mr. Gerber is responsible for overseeing the financial underwriting and due diligence process for new acquisitions, periodic risk and underwriting reviews for development and redevelopment projects, and the management of risk assessment on key corporate strategies, including development and redevelopment initiatives. Mr. Gerber also oversees environmental due diligence, investigation, and remediation projects throughout the country.
Previously, Mr. Gerber was Senior Real Estate Counsel and Regional General Counsel for Kimco's Northeast Region. In this capacity, he provided counsel to the region on business and strategy for existing assets, future acquisitions and development and redevelopment projects, handled all aspects of retail leasing, acquisitions, and sales for the company's U.S. portfolio, and was responsible for managing and overseeing the company's team of lawyers and paralegals who are responsible for drafting and negotiating most of the company's lease documents throughout the country.
Prior to joining Kimco in 1996, Mr. Gerber was an associate with a large Long Island commercial real estate firm. Mr. Gerber holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Business Administration from Muhlenberg College. He received his Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School in 1993 and is a member of the New York State and American Bar Associations and is a licensed member of the New York and New Jersey Bars.