As President of Retail, Leo Wiener focuses on strengthening and expanding Ackerman’s retail platform – spearheading retail development, acquisitions, and leasing and management growth across the Southeast.
Leo’s industry experience spans more than 25 years. Prior to joining Ackerman, he was a Principal and Partner of Glenwood Development Company, concentrating on retail development and re-development in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, directing many of its key acquisitions, dispositions and financing. He was also Managing Director at a boutique real estate firm in Atlanta that focused on buying value-add retail and office properties for high net worth family partnerships. Leo’s earlier career included various management positions at Eastern Airlines, Florida High Speed Rail Corporation and Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO).
Leo is Chairman of the Board of the Gwinnett Place Community Improvement District, on the Board of the High Point Civic Association and is the lead Advisor to Sweetwater Growers.