Stuart L. Fred, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Stuart began his career in commercial real estate in 1984 starting Bomasada with a vision to acquire, redevelop and manage existing multifamily and retail properties. After successfully implementing this strategy along with rapid economic growth, he began developing new multifamily projects. Today, Stuart oversees day-to-day operations for Bomasada, one of the premier privately-held multifamily real estate development / contracting firms in the southern United States. Since its inception, the Bomasada team has completed over $1.5 billion of transactional business in new developments, construction and acquisitions. He attended Texas A&M University, Class of ‘78 in Environmental Design. Stuart is an active and past member of numerous organizations including: National Multi Housing Council, National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Texas Association of Realtors, National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA), Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association(AOPA). He is the current President of the Herb Fred Medical Association, Board Member / Founding Director of the Cessna Jet Pilots Association (CJP), Founder and Director of SierraTrax and a current Board Member of the National Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C.
John L. Gilbert, President and Chief Operating Officer
Throughout his prevalent commercial real estate career, John has negotiated and closed over $1.5 billion in commercial real estate transactions. He has led and represented institutional and private investors in the development, acquisition and/or disposition of over 8,000 multifamily units. John utilizes his extensive knowledge acquired over 34 years of experience to identify key acquisition and development opportunities for Bomasada. Through targeted, proprietary economic and feasibility studies, he is able to identify pre-development opportunities. From site identification through land acquisition, permitting, community relations, development, marketing, stabilization and disposition, John brings exceptional value to every project. John graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Biology. He is a licensed Texas real estate broker and active in philanthropic endeavors.