Gregory J. Parker is a Principal of Investec, serving as Investec’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Parker’s background includes over twenty years’ experience as an attorney specializing in real estate acquisition, ownership, financing and development. During that time, he served as the managing partner of his former law firm and as Investec’s primary legal advisor from its formation in 1983. Mr. Parker joined Investec in 2003 to oversee Investec’s acquisition and disposition transactions, outside counsel relations, company operations and major entitlement projects.
Mr. Parker’s experience also includes serving as a senior executive with finance and investment companies, including as the Chief Operating Officer of a joint venture with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. He is a graduate of both the University of Southern California, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and the University of California, Davis, School of Law.
Mr. Parker has served on the Board of Directors of several public and private companies and non-profit organizations, acting as Board President or Chair of several non-profits. Mr. Parker lives in Santa Barbara with his wife and two children and supports the activities of a number of civic and community based institutions.