Charles J. Davidson
In July 2014, Mr. Davidson was appointed a Visiting Instructor in the Department of Finance at Villanova University. Prior to that, he was appointed in January 2010 as Business Fellow and an Adjunct Professor at the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, Villanova University, teaching the MBA course in Commercial Real Estate Investment. He also coached graduate student teams in three separate years, all of which reached the semi-final rounds in the MIT Case Competition.
Mr. Davidson concurrently worked at Studley, Inc. as a Managing Director in Philadelphia from 2012 to 2015 specializing in tenant representation. Prior to joining Studley, he was Senior Vice President for Grubb & Ellis Company from 2009 to 2012. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Director of Asset Management for BPG Properties, Ltd. (now known as Equus Capital Partners) and was employed as its head of the Washington D.C. regional office.
During 2007 and 2008, Mr. Davidson directed redevelopment, leasing and management of Washington D.C. portfolio for BPG Properties and managed the regional office staff of asset managers, development managers and property managers.
Prior to 2007, as Director of Asset Management, Mr. Davidson oversaw a number of corporate activities, including development of best practices, information technology, risk management, real estate tax appeals and investor reporting. He also served on the investment committee for the firm.
From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Davidson was responsible for the marketing, leasing and sale of several projects for Aegis Realty Consultants (acquired by BPG Properties in 1998):
1986 Master of Business Administration in Finance, Temple University
1984 Master of Arts, Dropsie College
1981 Master of Divinity, Biblical Theological Seminary
1977 Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, Ithaca College
Mr. Davidson was the recipient of the Villanova University William J. O’Neill Faculty Award in May 2016. Mr. Davidson has been active in a number of public and private boards. He was previously co-chair of the Planning Commission of Lower Merion Township and currently serves as co-chair of the Lower Merion Township Zoning Hearing Board. He is a board member of ESI Encore Series (Philly Pops) and currently serves as Vice President of the Union League of Philadelphia. He is a member of honorary business society Beta Gamma Sigma, and a 2000 graduate of Leadership, Inc.