Strategic
Office Partners

What We Do

Strategic Office Partners is a platform that will aggregate a diverse portfolio of single-tenant office assets in high-growth metropolitan areas in the United States. The platform will target high-quality assets with short to intermediate-term leases with the opportunity to extend or restructure leases or re-lease to reposition buildings for sale.

Strategic Office Partners meeting

Acquisitions Will Target Assets With

The platform has the capacity to grow up to $1 billion in size over a three-year investment window.

In September 2016, the venture was seeded by the acquisition of six office assets, valued at $187.5 million, with a weighted average remaining lease term of 3.6 years at closing, weighted by square footage. At closing, the buildings totaled approximately 1 million square feet and are located in the Los Angeles MSA, San Francisco Bay Area, the San Diego MSA, Nashville and Minneapolis.

As of September 30, 2017, the venture held 11 properties totaling approximately 1.7 million square feet.

Target Markets Include:

  • Atlanta
  • Austin
  • Boston
  • CharlotteRaleigh
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Houston
  • Inland Empire
  • Jacksonville
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles
  • Minneapolis
  • Nashville
  • Orange County
  • Orlando
  • Phoenix
  • Portland
  • San Antonio
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Area/Silicon Valley
  • Seattle
  • South Florida
  • Tampa
  • Washington DC Metro Area
Map of Target Markets

Strategic Office Partners Team

Peter M. Tubesing

Managing Director

Peter M.Tubesing

Mr. Tubesing is Managing Director of Gramercy Property Trust, Head of Gramercy Asset Management - Office. Additionally, he is Managing Partner of Strategic Office Partners. Prior to joining Gramercy in June 2006, Mr. Tubesing was an Investment Officer at Divcowest Properties, LLC. Mr. Tubesing received a Bachelor of Arts in History from Yale University.

Rick Eiseman

Senior Vice President, Asset Management

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Mr. Eiseman joined Gramercy in April 2008. Prior to April 2008, he was a Vice President of Asset Management and Managing Director of Leasing & Sales at American Financial Realty Trust. From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Eiseman was a Vice President of Leasing at Jones Lang LaSalle. Mr. Eiseman has a B.A. in Political Science from St. Louis University and a M.A. in Public Policy/Public Administration from St. Louis University.

Amanda L. Fuller

Vice President

Amanda L.Fuller

Amanda L. Fuller, CFA serves as Vice President of Strategic Office Partners. Previously, Ms. Fuller was Vice President of the net lease real estate group at Angelo, Gordon & Co. Prior to joining Angelo, Gordon, Ms. Fuller was an Associate on the investments team at W. P. Carey & Co. Ms. Fuller serves on the board of the Orange County Land Trust. Ms. Fuller received a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from New York University.

Andrew P. Schrichte

Acquisitions

Andrew P.Schrichte

Mr. Schrichte joined Gramercy in 2017 and focuses on acquisitions with Strategic Office Partners. Prior to joining Gramercy, Mr. Schrichte worked in investment banking with Jefferies’ real estate group where he focused on M&A and capital markets. Mr. Schrichte is a Founding Member of the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund’s Junior Business Council. Mr. Schrichte graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from Cornell University.

Diego

Investment Analyst

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Mr. Almaral joined Gramercy in 2017 and is an Acquisitions Analyst with Strategic Office Partners. Prior to joining Gramercy, Mr. Almaral completed several internships in real estate, gaining experience in acquisitions, construction, and development. He holds a M.S. in Engineering Management and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Cornell University with a graduate minor in Real Estate Finance from The Baker Program at Cornell University.

Investment Committee Members

Benjamin P. Harris

Board Member

Benjamin P.Harris, CFA

Benjamin P. Harris, CFA

bharris@gptreit.com | (212) 297-1002

Mr. Harris, CFA is President of Gramercy Property Trust. Prior to joining Gramercy in July 2012, Mr. Harris was Managing Director and Head of U.S. Investments at W. P. Carey & Co. Mr. Harris joined W. P. Carey in 1998 and became Head of U.S. Investments in 2005. He is a member of the NY Society of Securities Analysts. Mr. Harris graduated with joint degrees in Economics from University of Kings College and Dalhousie University in Canada.

Peter M. Tubesing

Board Member

Peter M.Tubesing

Mr. Tubesing is Managing Director of Gramercy Property Trust, Head of Gramercy Asset Management - Office. Additionally, he is Managing Partner of Strategic Office Partners. Prior to joining Gramercy in June 2006, Mr. Tubesing was an Investment Officer at Divcowest Properties, LLC. Mr. Tubesing received a Bachelor of Arts in History from Yale University.

Avi Banyansz

Board Member

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Avi Banyasz

Mr. Banyasz is a Partner and Co-Head of TPG Real Estate and is based in New York. Mr. Banyasz serves on the Boards of Directors of Parkway, Inc. (NYSE: PKY); MWest Properties; Enlivant (formerly, Assisted Living Concepts, Inc.), as Chairman; TPG Real Estate Finance Trust (NYSE: TRTX), as Chairman; and Strategic Office Partners.

Tripp Johnson

Board Member

TrippJohnson

Tripp Johnson

Mr. Johnson is a Partner of TPG Real Estate and is based in San Francisco. Mr. Johnson serves on the Boards of Directors of Parkway, Inc. (NYSE: PKY); Enlivant (formerly, Assisted Living Concepts, Inc.); Strategic Office Partners; and the Bay Area Division of the March of Dimes.

Jacob Muller

Board Member

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Jacob Muller

Mr. Muller is a Vice President of TPG based in New York. Mr. Muller graduated summa cum laude from Yeshiva University, where he received a B.A. in economics. Mr. Muller currently serves on the Board of Directors of Strategic Office Partners.