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Gary E. Friedland

Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive Officer

Gary Friedland has more than twenty five years of experience in property management, development and affordable housing. Gary oversees Wilder Balter Partners, Inc and WB Residential Communities, Inc as Chief Operating Officer and he is the Chief Executive Officer of Griffon Associates, Inc. Prior to joining Wilder Balter Partners, he was executive vice president of a property management company with a 30,000-unit portfolio, specializing in affordable and government-assisted housing. Before entering the private sector, Gary was one of New York State’s highest-ranking housing officials, serving as Assistant Commissioner of the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal for ten years. He has a Bachelor of Arts in economics and political science from Queens College of the City University of New York.