Leadership

Lawrence L. Gray
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Gray joined GrayCo, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer in January of 2010 after a 17 year career in the real estate investment banking business. As the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Gray oversees the development and execution of the Company's strategic plan and business activities. Mr. Gray works with his senior management team to establish the Company's asset allocation and develop and implement initiatives relating to portfolio strategy, acquisitions & dispositions, capital sourcing, human resources and investor relations. Mr. Gray is also Chairman of the Gray Lumber Company Board of Directors. He has been a Board member since 1998 and Chairman since May 2016. Prior to joining GrayCo, Inc., Mr. Gray held a variety of senior management positions within Wachovia Corporation's Real Estate Division (formerly First Union) including, most recently, direct responsibility for the Real Estate Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Private Equity, Homebuilder Finance and Structured Finance groups. Prior to Wachovia, Mr. Gray worked in the real estate investment banking groups at J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley. Over the course of his investment banking career, Mr. Gray's focus was on providing strategic and financing advice and transaction execution to public and private real estate companies. During that time he led and participated on teams that successfully completed transactions worth over $75 billion.

Mr. Gray currently serves on the Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE: LXP) Board of Trustees, the Community Foundation of Richmond Board of Governors, the University of North Carolina Board of Visitors, the James River Association Board of Directors, the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls Foundation Board and formerly served on the Woodberry Forest School Board of Trustees and the St. Catherine's School Foundation Board. Mr. Gray has an A.B. in Economics from the University of North Carolina and a M.B.A. from the University of Virginia and lives in Richmond, Virginia with his wife and three children.

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