The Memorial District is proud to welcome Ben Pisklak to its board of directors. Keen to jump into the role, Ben notes, “Having served on similar boards in the past, I recognize the valuable input that these organizations can bring to bear on relevant issues such as economic development, traffic flow, infrastructure and resident life.”
Pisklak is a founding principal of Slate Real Estate Partners, responsible for all aspects of the company's development, financing, construction and acquisition activities.
Prior to founding Slate Real Estate Partners, he served as the Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President for Gables Residential, where he led all aspects of the company's development, construction and acquisition activities. He also worked as an associate with Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, a Houston based commercial mortgage banking firm; the Hanover Company, a Houston based multifamily development and management company; and was a staff accountant for Ernst & Young, LLC.
A graduate of Texas A&M University with a BBA in Accounting and a MS in in Accounting and Taxation, Ben is a Certified Public Accountant (dormant status).
He lives in Houston with his wife Carrie and three children, Katie, Abby and Connor. In his free time, he is an avid outdoorsman, devotes time to his charitable causes, and is involved with his church.