John Waters is responsible for leading and directing the asset management, leasing and property operations for the Gerrity Group.
John has over 28 years of experience in neighborhood, community and regional shopping center acquisitions, asset management, leasing, property management and dispositions. He has been involved in the investment,acquisition and asset management of over 190 shopping center properties totaling in excess of 30 million square feet.
John’s professional experience has been with leading operators and developers of retail properties in the US. As Senior Vice President with New Plan Excel (Centro), he was responsible for directing the asset management, property management, leasing, legal and redevelopment/construction for a portfolio of 29 neighborhood centers in California, Arizona, Nevada and Colorado. As COO for National Retail Partners, John was responsible for directing the asset and property management activities for a portfolio of 42 neighborhood shopping centers located in the Western U.S. and owned in partnership with CalPERS. As Vice President/Director of Acquisitions with Burnham Pacific, he was responsible for the acquisition of 118 neighborhood centers located primarily in the Western U.S.