Douglas E Fleit is one of the founding partners of American Real Estate Partners. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the firm. All of this is thanks to his more than 34 years of experience in the commercial real estate business. Herein Douglas E Fleit has worked in more than 40 different offices within the United States alone. Douglas E Fleit was responsible for various types of transactions in areas that included acquisition, leading, financing, sales, disposition and development. All of this totaled more than 30 million square feet worth of transactions.
Brian Katz, President of American Real Estate Partners, and Douglas E Fleit have acquired more than $1.5 billion worth of office, industrial and residential assets. These span the major office markets on the east coast of the United States. This includes Washington D.C, New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Raleigh Durham and the northern suburbs of both Maryland and Virginia.
All of this has allowed Douglas E Fleit to become known as one of the top realtors and investors in the United States today. The skills that Douglas E Fleit has in both acquisition and leasing have helped guide his company and affiliates in acquiring assets that fit the needs of his institutional investment clients. It has also helped Douglas E Fleit maximize on these investments.
Before Douglas E Fleit founded hi company he was the Executive Vice President of Cushman and Wakefield, which is a commercial brokerage group. Douglas E Fleit was consistently one of their top brokers and he actually founded their northern Virginia division. He also organized many of their training and educational programs. It was his vision and guidance that helped the firm to grow.
Starting in 1977 Douglas E Fleit worked for Savage Fogarty, which is a Dutch merchant developer. Here Douglas E Fleit leased and sold new and renovated development Douglas E Fleit also has a Bachelors degree in Psychology, Neurochemistry from the University of New Hampshire, which he earned the year before joining this Dutch firm.