John Heywood

Managing Director


John has over 30 years of experience in the real estate, private equity and professional services industries globally. John directs the company’s activities in finance, accounting and business administration, functioning as the Chief Financial Officer of Gerrity Group.

John’s experience with real estate companies extends to financial management, organizational strategy, business transformation, transitional leadership, risk management and operating performance improvement. Prior to Gerrity Group, John was a partner at Ernst & Young advising domestic and international firms and a Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal. He also held several senior executive positions including Gerrity International in Hong Kong, Lend Lease Real Estate Investments and BP.

John graduated with a Master of Science degree in risk management from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business and holds a Bachelor of Business degree in accounting and economics from the University of Technology, Sydney. He is a CPA and fellow of CPA Australia, a certified PMP of the Project Management Institute and a full member of the Urban Land Institute.