PRESS RELEASE: Greg Fox Joins Cortland Partners as CFO

ATLANTA — R. Gregory Fox, who has nearly three decades of financial leadership experience in the commercial real estate industry, has joined Cortland Partners as the firm’s chief financial officer (CFO).

Most recently, Fox was CFO of BSR Trust LLC (formerly Summit Housing Partners LLC), which owns and operates 112 apartment communities totaling more than 18,600 units in the Southeast, Oklahoma and Texas.

Fox also has served in CFO roles at Morgan Stanley and at Post Properties. At Morgan Stanley, he was CFO of the accounting and treasury segment of the company’s real estate fund business. As CFO of Post Properties, Fox oversaw all facets of the publicly traded REIT’s finance, investor relations, accounting and IT functions. He also has worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, serving as a consultant to the firm’s real estate clients.

“We are thrilled that Greg is joining our management team at Cortland,” said Steven DeFrancis, CEO of Cortland Partners. “As we continue to expand our presence throughout the Southeast and Texas and diversify our portfolio, Greg’s expertise and extensive experience will prove to be an ideal fit for our firm.”

A certified public accountant, Fox has been active in civic and non-profit organizations throughout his career and is a lifetime member of the National Eagle Scout Association. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Murray State University, and he has completed post-graduate studies in accounting and finance at Georgia State University and the Goizueta Executive Program at Emory University.

About Cortland Partners:

With a mission of “Creating Value for a Better Life,” Cortland Partners is a full-service multifamily real estate acquisition, development and operating platform focused on producing high-quality NOI performance that generates outsized risk-adjusted returns. The Atlanta-based firm is active across the Southeast and Texas. For more information visit

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