Hartman Income REIT Management Inc., a sponsor of non-traded real estate investment trusts, has promoted Gian Craparo from managing director of the eastern division to executive vice president and national sales director. In his new role, he will lead the retail distribution team and act as the head of national accounts.
Prior to joining Hartman, Craparo served as the vice president of sales for Resource Real Estate, a sponsor of alternative investments, where he started as an internal wholesaler. Before Resource, he was a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch.
“Gian has demonstrated the qualities and characteristics of an effective leader for some time, and we are confident that he will continue to execute on our company’s vision as he steps into his new role,” said Al Hartman, chief executive officer, president and chairman of the board.
Craparo holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with dual concentrations in finance and real estate from the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities licenses and is a candidate for the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation.
In other Hartman news, the company recently promoted Rhett Meadows to regional director of sales for the western territory.
Hartman has experience acquiring, owning, managing, and leasing commercial office, retail, light industrial and warehouse properties located in Texas. Since 1983, Hartman and its affiliated entities, including founder Allen R. Hartman, have sponsored 23 programs and acquired interests in more than 90 real assets totaling approximately $750 million as of December 31, 2019.