Mission & HistoryMission & History

NewTower Trust Company began operations as trust company in 2005. NewTower is comprised of professionals with extensive experience in real estate, bank operations, valuation, accounting, and investment. NewTower's mission is to deliver industry-leading knowledge of real estate trust and real estate investing, and trust services to its institutional clients. Acting with prudence and care, NewTower fulfills its duties solely in the interests of its investors and their beneficiaries.

Core ValuesCore Values

Integrity is NewTower's most important asset. As a highly regulated bank trustee and ERISA fiduciary, governed by its Board of Directors with a majority of independent directors, NewTower is uncompromising in avoiding conflicts of interest and maintaining absolute objectivity and independence in the best interests of our investors.

Investment Transparency, NewTower utilizes a sophisticated technology platform and advanced analytics capabilities and provides secure, web-based access to fund information for investors and their consultants.

Risk Management NewTower's risk management system consists of internal controls, policies and procedures, and management practices designed to proactively identify, mitigate, and respond to ongoing risks at all levels of the organization.

Responsible Property Investing principles in constructing and managing a market-competitive investment portfolio has always been an area of focus.

Efficient and Timely Execution of decisions is consistent with the investment policies and strategic objectives of each of its managed funds. NewTower's experienced professionals work closely with our strategic partners to implement the management structures, processes and procedures, and information technology necessary to prudently acquire, and dispose institutional quality real estate investments.

Strategic Partners & PortfoliosStrategic Partners & Portfolios

NewTower partners with Bentall Kennedy supporting key aspects of the Fund's investment strategy including: acquisition of existing assets, development, asset management and property disposition. To learn more about Bentall Kennedy visit www.bentallkennedy.com

NewTower serves as the trustee for Bentall Kennedy's MEPT Fund, an open-end commingled real estate equity fund that invests in a diversified core portfolio of institutional-quality real estate assets in the U.S. Founded in 1982, MEPT is one of the largest open end real estate equity funds in the U.S. To learn more about MEPT visit www.mept.com

Our LeadershipOur Leadership

  • Board of Directors
  • Investment Committee
Gary Whitelaw

Gary Whitelaw

(Management Director)
Chair
Michael Cardozo

Michael Cardozo

(Lead Independent Director)
Douglas Gansler

Douglas Gansler

(Independent Director)
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

(Independent Director)
Gary Whitelaw

Gary Whitelaw

(Management Director)
Chair
Webb Hayes IV

Webb Hayes IV

(Independent Director)
Olena Berg Lacy

Olena Berg Lacy

(Independent Director)
Paul Allan Schott

Paul Allan Schott

(Independent Director)
Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards

President
David Levy

David Levy

Senior Vice President
Ian Butler

Ian Butler

Vice President & Controller
William Bott

William Bott

Vice President
Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards

President