As Chief Executive Officer, Leitner is responsible for leading Berkshire Group’s operations. He is also President and Director of Berkshire Income Realty, Inc., a public REIT. He has been with Berkshire since 2012. Leitner is an experienced executive, with over three decades in real estate and investments management. Leitner most recently served as Chairman and CEO of the ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance, and as a member of the advisory board for SVP Global, a hedge fund manager specializing in distressed debt investments. Earlier, Leitner spent 24 years at RREEF, a global real estate investment management business and a division of Deutsche Asset Management, serving in a variety of roles, including Global Head of RREEF (Chief Executive Officer) and Chairman. Prior to RREEF, Leitner held positions in real estate investment and finance with GE Capital in Chicago and TIAA/CREF in New York.