George Ackerman

Benbrooke Development


Job Functions: Executive, Acquisitions & Dispositions, Development


George Ackerman is a 1983 graduate of James Madison University (Cum Laude) where he played intercollegiate soccer and studied business and information systems. He earned his M.B.A. in Finance from New York University in 1989 (with High Distinction, Beta Gamma Sigma).Prior to forming Benbrooke, Mr. Ackerman was a Vice-President at The Brown Companies, a real estate investment and management firm based in New York City, where he was responsible for acquisitions and redevelopment project management. During his time at The Brown Companies, Mr. Ackerman was responsible for an eclectic list of projects including the leasing and renovation of commercial properties in New York City, land development projects in California, New Jersey, and the Hamptons, shopping center leasing and renovations in Texas, and the redevelopment of an historic palace in Bratislava, Slovakia. George Ackerman is one of the founders of Benbrooke and has been with the company since its inception. His focus with the company is on acquisitions and project management. He has led the negotiations for the majority of properties which Benbrooke has acquired. He is the project manager for the company’s Carolinas portfolio and asset manager for certain properties that are located in the south / central New Jersey vicinity. In addition to his business activities, Mr. Ackerman is involved in a variety of volunteer activities, mostly involving local youth athletics. He was one of the founders of the Hopewell Valley Athletic Hall of Fame and he is extremely active in coaching and supporting local youth sports. He is also a Director of “The Lubkin Fund for MHE Research”, a medical research foundation.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Rehabilitation
Property Type