Seth Gellis
Community Preservation Partners
Reston, VA

Mr. Gellis heads CPP’s Eastern Office and is leading the company’s expansion efforts from Texas to the East Coast focusing on the preservation of aging affordable housing properties. He has a diverse real estate background ranging from the new construction of multi-family, mixed-use and mixed-income apartment buildings to the preservation of existing multi-family and senior apartment communities.

Prior to joining CPP, Mr. Gellis worked for several large multi-family developers, including Simpson Housing Solutions (now Highridge Costa Housing Partners), where he lead a team of acquisition analysts to identify, secure, entitle and finance senior and family development opportunities. He also has been a corporate manager at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Division of Resolutions & Receiverships – Risk Sharing Asset Management Department and lead a team that managed a portfolio of more than $50 billion in loss-share asset portfolios.

He is a licensed broker in Virginia and holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of California, Riverside, a Master of Business Administration from Drexel University, and is a licensed real estate broker in California and Virginia.