Ira Gumberg - A CEO in Real Estate
About Ira Gumberg
A business leader, Ira Gumberg serves the J.J. Gumberg Company as president and chief executive officer. He guides the real estate development firm and maintains its nationwide shopping center holdings. Early in his career, Ira Gumberg played a key role in launching the company's retail property division, which grew its portfolio over the years to encompass roughly 15 million square feet of commercial space in states ranging from Texas to North Dakota. In the mid-2000s, he also established a global firm focusing on opportunities in India.
Besides his business commitments, Ira Gumberg stays active in the community as a member of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Finance Committee and Audit Committee. Additionally, he sits on the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Mellon University and supports Georgetown University through charitable donations.
In recognition of his business accomplishments and his support for higher education, the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration invited him to give the commencement address for the class of 2011.
Progressive Punjab - An Innovative Economic Development Event
As a global entrepreneur, Ira Gumberg of J.J. Gumberg and Gumberg Global is one of the Indian subcontinent's key business leaders. Ira Gumberg received widespread media recognition as a participant in the 2013 Progressive Punjab Investors Summit.
In December 2013, more than 30 global companies and 400 leaders of industry met in the Punjab city of Chandigarh for the summit. Local media described the event as an outgrowth of Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, who has taken it upon himself to drive economic and industrial transformation across Punjab. The event aimed to show the world the benefits that Punjab provides to investors and the opportunities available within the region.
Summit events outlined regional housing opportunities, sustainable infrastructure, and renewable energy. Attendees heard presentations on Punjab's burgeoning information technology and bioscience industries as well as its engineering innovations. By the end of the summit, more than 20 companies voiced plans to invest in Punjab. The government signed Rs 55,000 crore in investment agreements and guaranteed jobs to 100,000 Punjabi youth.