John Gilbert is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Rudin Management Company.
Mr. Gilbert joined Rudin Management Company in July of 1993 and also is the Chief Technology Officer for Rudin Portfolio, which includes the world-renowned New York Information Technology Center @ 55 Broad Street. The Rudin organization possesses 10 million feet of commercial space and 22 apartment buildings.
Prior to the Rudin organization, Mr. Gilbert was President of the Rent stabilization Association, served as Major Edward Koch’s representative on the NYC Board of Estimate, was Assistant Commissioner for Housing Policy for the NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation and Development, and was Chief Housing Aide to former Assembly Speaker Stanley Fink. He was appointed by Mayor Giuliani to the Board of Directors of the NYC Public/Private Initiatives, was Senate Majority Leader Bruno’s representative on the nine-member New York State Real Estate Board. He also was Vice-Chair of the Washington D.C.-based Task Force for Building Infrastructure and Security.
Mr. Gilbert is a frequent guest lecturer at universities and graduate schools, and currently Chairs or Co-Chairs several task forces, including the Energy Committee of the Building Congress, the Telecom Users Working Group for Lower Manhattan, and the Nominating Committee of the Grand Central Partnership. He is also a member of the Times Square Business Improvement District’s Security Task Force, the Mayor’s Emergency Response Task Force, and the Mayor’s Energy Policy Task Force. In addition, he is a member of the Coordinating Committee for New York City’s Ten Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness.
Mr. Gilbert is a graduate of Cornell University where he majored in economics and housing.