Charlie Gatje

Managing Director, Operations
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As Managing Director of Operations, Charlie is responsible for the majority of Vision Real Estate Partners’ business lines and associated projects.

His responsibilities include oversight of management – both the company’s owned and select 3rd party management assignments with their associated personnel, as well as the company’s asset management and leasing divisions.

He also oversees the progression of construction work being performed by the company’s construction division, and he is responsible for the company’s maintenance engineering division.

Additionally, he assists with reviewing the underwriting of acquisition/disposition opportunities, and he maintains client relationships across all business lines to ensure achievement of various asset goals.

Prior to joining Vision in mid-2017, Charlie was with Cushman & Wakefield for over a decade in the DC Metro area, overseeing millions of square feet of real estate along with significant capital and tenant improvement work for various clients and owners across multiple jurisdictions.

Charlie is a member of Vision’s leadership team, which sets corporate strategy for the organization. He holds a master’s degree from Georgetown University in Real Estate Finance and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the American University.


As a classic local hands-on operating partner, with deep roots and experience in its marketplace, VREP is known for finding properties with great potential and transforming them into superior assets. The firm then employs its integrated, in-house services to successfully lease and self-manage these projects. Its track record consistently outperforms market conditions across product types and asset classes.


Vision is a fully-integrated commercial real estate investment firm.

Acquisition Criteria

As an entrepreneurial owner with an institutional pedigree, we partner with national and global institutions – and private equity – to pursue value-add, opportunistic, select core and core+ investments across the office, industrial, flex, mixed-use and retail sectors.
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