Mr. Hughes joined Spear Management Group in 1987. During his tenure Gerard has worked at all of Spear Management properties in many roles, including Business Manager of Hathaway Farms Townhomes and Construction Supervisor for multimillion dollar renovations. Gerard has a strong knowledge of the physical aspects of real estate. He manages portfolio assets with capital improvement evaluation, replacement planning, improvement execution; management interface on preventative maintenance, emergency management, and safety programs and training. He evaluates capital needs and maintains environmental and energy management programs. Gerard received his Bachelors in Business Administration from Saint Francis Xavier University and holds a Construction Supervisor’s license.