Steven S. Gearhart
Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer
Steve is a Managing Director and the Chief Operating Officer of Green Courte and previously served as Chief Information Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Revenue Officer of The Parking Spot, Green Courte’s near-airport parking platform, where he led efforts related to strategy, operations, technology development and data analytics. Steve joined Green Courte Partners in 2015.
Prior to joining Green Courte, Steve was a Vice President with the Pritzker Realty Group (2003-2011), a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group (2001-2003) and an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1994-1999).
At the Pritzker Realty Group, Steve was involved in asset management and the disposition of the Centergate Residential apartment portfolio, the Encore Senior Living Company, the Presidential Towers apartment complex in Chicago, the Hyatt Center CBD office building in Chicago, Vi Senior Living’s independent living portfolio and Pritzker’s sale of The Parking Spot to a Green Courte investment fund. He was also involved in the oversight and final disposition of the Baldwin Park land development in Orlando, Florida. While at the University of Wisconsin, Steve was awarded two patents and received research grants from the National Science Foundation, the Army Research Office, and the Hyundai Motor Company.
Steve holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. While at Kellogg, Steve was named a Siebel Scholar.