Gary Cootes - President
Gary has been a Commercial Real Estate Owner, Developer and Advisor for over twenty-five years. He has been involved in transactions in excess of two billion dollars in Airport Parking, Urban Parking, Hotels and Industrial Real Estate.
Cootes has owned and/or advised properties with top Investment Companies such as MetLife, Carlyle, PCCP, AEW Capital Management, Hilton Hotels, ZKS Real Estate Group, Koll Company, TA Realty Advisors, New England Life, and AMB.
Cootes was President and COO of Priority One Parking (a parking acquisition, disposition and management company he co-owned). He currently owns Cootes Consulting Inc. (a real estate acquisition, disposition and management company) and Airport Parking Consultants Inc. (an airport parking development, acquisition, disposition and advisement company of airport parking assets all across the U.S.A.). Cootes has joint ventured or advised the largest parking owners and operators in the U.S.A, including Central Parking, Park N Fly, and Ace Parking.
Gary graduated from California State University Long Beach with a degree in Political Science/Economics.
Gary and his Family now reside in Las Vegas, Nevada after living in Southern California all their lives. Gary has a Wife- Shelli and three Daughters- Nycole, Dominique and Danielle.
Gary enjoys traveling and is an avid golfer – when he can find the time in between his Daughters’ numerous sporting events and musicals.