W. Gregory Geiger
Principal and Portfolio Manager
Mr. Geiger is a Principal and Portfolio Manager of Westport and a member of the Investment Committee based in the California office.
Prior to joining Westport in 2006, Mr. Geiger was a Managing Director at Oaktree and one of the real estate group’s senior professionals. He was principally responsible for making property investments, including several large development and entitlement projects that required complex negotiations with private and governmental agencies to achieve successful outcomes. He has worked on numerous debt restructurings that have required resolving bankruptcy and other litigation issues.
Mr. Geiger joined Oaktree in 1995 after serving as a Vice President in the TCW Special Credits real estate group. Prior to joining TCW, Mr. Geiger spent eight years representing corporate clients in the acquisition of office and industrial facilities which included two years with the national real estate consulting and brokerage firm of Julien J. Studley, Inc.
Mr. Geiger is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of Cedars-Sinai Health System. Mr. Geiger holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and an M.B.A. in Real Estate Finance from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Mr. Geiger is a licensed Professional Engineer and an instrument rated pilot.