George Puskar

George Puskar has been a leader in the United States institutional real estate industry for more than 40 years. Beginning in 2000, he has been the chairman of Solutions Manufacturing, Inc., an electronic components manufacturer based in Rockledge, Florida.

During the 1980s and 90s, Puskar headed the nation’s largest investment management company – Equitable Real Estate Investment Management, Inc. He became president of the company in 1984, and in 1988 he was named the company’s chairman and CEO. 

Following his position at Equitable Real Estate, in 1999 he served as a director of I-Star Financial, where he was chairman of the investment and asset management committee and a member of the audit committee. He retired in 2000.

Puskar joined the board of World Team Sports in 1995 and continues to serve with this non-profit organization. He has been an active participant, designer and fundraiser for many World Sports Team events, including AXA World Ride, The Vietnam Challenge and the 1996 Paralympic Games Torch Parade from the White House to the Olympic Stadium in Atlanta.

A native of Pittsburgh, Puskar graduated from Duquesne University with a bachelor of arts in 1965. Puskar has previously served on the boards of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the National Realty Committee, Urban Land Institute and the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries. He also served on the boards of Georgia State University (advisory) and Clark Atlanta University, where he was instrumental in creating an endowed real estate chair. He currently resides in Rockledge, Florida.