Bert McDermott, Partner


Bert is a Crown Advisors partner with 32 years of experience in real estate, finance and construction recruiting. He focuses on placing Chief Operating Officers, Chief Financial Officers and Senior Vice Presidents with some of America’s most respected public and private real estate organizations. His high-profile clients include developers, investors, private equity funds, real estate investment trusts and other investment grade real estate property owners.

Bert is originally from Pittsburgh and graduated from Robert Morris University. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, and the International Council of Shopping Centers.  He is active in the Mortgage Bankers Association, National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, Pension Real Estate Association and Real Estate Roundtable. He is highly regarded in the industry and has spoken at numerous events hosted by the Institute of Real Estate Management, Building Owners and Managers Association, CoreNet, RealShare and Commercial Property News.

Bert resides in Pittsburgh with his wife Terri and their son Coyne.  When he’s not traveling on business, Bert can generally be found on a ski slope or behind the bench coaching one of his son’s many hockey or baseball teams.