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As an Associate within CBRE's retail line of business, Roger Gerst is a strategic advisor, broker, and consultant to developers, retailers, property owners, asset managers, and municipalities for the development, lease, sale, and adaptive reuse of realty assets. With over 30 years of experience, Roger has participated in developing, leasing and sales brokerage, and marketing millions of square feet of commercial and retail real estate, including child care centers, gas stations, hotels, malls, movie theaters, restaurants, strip centers and grocery stores. Notable projects include Bowie Crossing in Bowie, MD, Commonwealth Centre in Midlothian, VA, Potomac Marketplace in Ranson, WV, Franklin Mills in Philadelphia, PA, and Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise, FL.

In addition to brokerage, Roger has had a long and distinguished career of corporate real estate development. He was previously with Faison & Associates, Trammell Crow Company, Carl M. Freeman Retail, Western Development, and Benderson Development. He is a licensed real estate broker in Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, and West Virginia. Roger earned his Bachelor’s from Case Western Reserve University and his MBA from Cornell University.