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David Sweetser is a co-founder of Panther Properties.
Mr. Sweetser is also the founder of High Rock Development, LLC and High Rock Equities Fund I, LLC.
High Rock Development, LLC
is a real estate development and investment firm focused on commercial retail opportunities in New England.
High Rock Equities Fund I
is a private equity real estate fund formed to acquire and develop/re-develop commercial real estate primarily in New England.
It has committed $50 million in equity to the purchase of various commercial real estate properties, including office, apartment and retail.
As Managing Partner of High Rock Development, LLC and High Rock Equities Fund I, Mr. Sweetser oversees all real estate decisions including project acquisition, permitting, construction, and leasing.
Most recently, Mr. Sweetser served as COO for the Heritage Property Investment Trust ("Heritage"), a 32 million square foot shopping center REIT that owned 165 properties and employed 185 people.
As COO, Mr. Sweetser was responsible for all operational aspects of the company including acquisitions, leasing, and development.
In October, 2006, Heritage
was sold to Centro for $3.5 billion which resulted in a 23% IRR for the largest shareholder during its seven year investment in the REIT.
Prior to his involvement with Heritage, Mr. Sweetser served in a number of management capacities for a variety of businesses, including Director of Leasing for Eastern Development, Inc., President of GovConnect, Inc. (Renaissance, Inc), VP of Real Estate for National Amusements, Inc., Founder and President of Trademark Development, Inc., VP of Leasing for Equity Properties and Development Co., and regional leasing and development positions earlier in his career with JMB Properties and CVS Drugstores.
Mr. Sweetser received a Bachelor of Arts from Bowdoin College and an MBA from Suffolk University.