With over 20 years of finance experience, Gatterdam will oversee firmwide accounting activities

Columbus, OH, February 7, 2024 – CREC Real Estate, LLC (“CREC”), a private equity real estate investment firm, today announced that Kurt Gatterdam has joined the firm as Controller to oversee all accounting activities, including cash, investment and risk management, for CREC and its affiliate property management company, Fourth Street Residential.

“Kurt has a demonstrated expertise ranging from treasury and risk management to operations and process improvement, and we believe this expertise aligns with our needs as a firm both now and as we continue to grow,” said Aaron Dixon, President at CREC. “We welcome Kurt to CREC and look forward to his leadership and contributions.”

Gatterdam brings over 20 years of finance experience gained across a variety of industries and at both privately and publicly held organizations. Prior to his role at CREC, Gatterdam served as Chief Financial Officer at NAI Ohio Equities, a full service commercial real estate company, and Vice President of Finance for Fillmore Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity real estate and private debt alternative investment company. He has also held numerous Treasurer roles at companies including Papa John’s International, DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse and Tween Brands, Inc.

Gatterdam holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Ohio University. He also holds Certified Public Accountant and Certified Treasury Professional credentials, and serves as a volunteer coach for Handshake America, a national nonprofit providing life coaching for high school student athletes.