Dave Gibbons serves as CEO of Elberon Development Group, a family commercial real estate business that owns and operates approximately 2.5 million square feet of commercial industrial space in northern New Jersey. Mr. Gibbons oversees all aspects of the company, including capital allocation, asset management, financial analysis, personnel, and strategic planning, with a particular focus on acquisitions, construction, and development.
Prior to becoming President of Elberon Development Group in 2011, Mr. Gibbons served as a Partner for Seagis Property Group. Mr. Gibbons managed the firm’s New Jersey office, with responsibility for acquisitions, leasing, development, and construction.
As a real estate executive over the past 20 years, Mr. Gibbons has led the leasing of over 5 million square feet of commercial space, and acquisitions totaling approximately 2.5 million square feet. He also has led the ground-up development of over 2 million square feet, and supervised construction projects totaling over $250 million.
Mr. Gibbons currently serves as president of the board of trustees for New Jersey-NAIOP. He also is a board member of Kean University, the Cornell Law School Advisory Board, Choose New Jersey, and Elizabeth Development Company.
He has served as a director or trustee for several other organizations throughout his career, including First Bank, Synergy Bank, and Trinitas Hospital. He previously served as Chairman of the board for four different organizations: Synergy Bank, Newark Legacy Charter School, Elizabeth Development Company, and the YMCA of Eastern Union County.
Mr. Gibbons obtained a BS in Finance from the University of Notre Dame, and JD from Cornell Law School.