Gerald Crump is the Senior Vice President, Director Central Region for Weingarten Realty. His current responsibilities include over 10.9 million square feet comprising of more than 73 neighborhood and community retail shopping centers in Weingarten's Central Region. He is actively involved in the existing asset portfolio as well as anchor tenant leasing, new developments, redevelopments, acquisitions and disposition efforts. As a result, he is well versed in mixed use and urban development as well as more traditional shopping center development.
Gerald joined Weingarten Realty Investors in February 1999, as a Financial Analyst. He subsequently moved into the Realty Leasing Group as a Leasing Executive in May 2000, where he maintained the Top Producer status for several years running. He was promoted to the Vice President of Leasing in 2007 before taking on his current role.
Prior to joining Weingarten Realty, Gerald was in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group with Kelsey Seybold / Medpartners. He is a native Houstonian and received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting from Stephen F. Austin University. He is also an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), where he served for two years as Co-Chairman of the ICSC Next Generation Committee's Houston Chapter and has lead several panel discussions or has been a key speaker at regional events. Gerald is involved in several nonprofit organizations where he serves in various leadership capacities, including a board position as a Director and Executive Committee Chair for The Houston Community ToolBank.