SOLD OUT! Spring Membership Dinner

SOLD OUT! Spring Membership Dinner

  • Start time:

    March 14, 2019 @ 5:00pm

  • End time:

    March 14, 2019 @ 8:30pm

  • Registration fee:

    Member: $140

    Guest of Member: $140


  • Location:

    The Lucy by Cescaphe

  • Address:

    231 South Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19107
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  • Contact:

    Anne Liberto   215.568.7015    Send an e-mail

  • Description:

    The Spring Membership Dinner is SOLD OUT! Please contact GBCA's office at 215-568-2015 to be put on the waitlist.

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given one week prior to the event. Click here to view the full cancellation and refund policy. 


    Cocktails and Dinner for GBCA Members. Dinner is for members and guests of members only. 

    The Membership Committee invites all members to the GBCA Spring Membership Dinner featuring a cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres, full course dinner, and open bar.

    Come hear remarks from prominent developer, Gerard H. Sweeney, President & CEO, Brandywine Realty Trust. 


    Featured Speaker
    Gerard H. Sweeney
    President & CEO
    Brandywine Realty Trust






    Mr. Sweeney has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Trustee of Brandywine since the Company’s founding in 1994. He has overseen Brandywine’s growth from 200,000  square feet with a total market capitalization of less than $5 million, to nearly 25 million  square feet and a total market capitalization of approximately $5.0 billion. Under his  leadership, Brandywine has grown into one of the largest, publicly-traded, full-service, integrated real estate companies in the United States, with a core focus on urban, town center, and transit–oriented development in the Philadelphia, PA, Washington, D.C., and  Austin, TX markets. Mr. Sweeney has overseen more than $2.5 billion and approximately 12 million square feet of successful development to-date, with many more projects currently in the pipeline. 

    Mr. Sweeney believes that buildings are bridges to the communities they serve. He is  passionate about placemaking and creating thoughtful, dynamic spaces that have a positive impact on surrounding communities.

    Prior to 1994, Mr. Sweeney served as Vice President of LCOR, Incorporated, a real estate development firm, and Financial Vice President and General Partner of the Linpro Company (a predecessor of LCOR). Mr. Sweeney holds a BS degree in Economics from West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania. 

    Mr. Sweeney is Chair of the Schuylkill River Development Corporate (SRDC), the Center City District Foundation (CCDF), and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority. He also serves on  the boards of several other Philadelphia-based organizations. Additionally, Mr. Sweeny is co-founder and co-CEO of Bonomo Turkish Taffy LLC. Mr. Sweeney is also a member of the Real Estate Roundtable, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). 


    Space is limited, so register today!