Michael Gross is an owner and developer of commercial real estate with investment properties in Maryland and Virginia. He is the Chairman of Investment Properties, Inc., a real estate development and asset management company. Mr. Gross has worked with his partner, Douglas Magerum, the President of Cove Property Management, LLC (and formerly president of Equity Management Inc., which he founded in 1980). At present, these men have controlling interest in entities that own more than 1,200 multi-family apartment units in nine properties in Maryland and Virginia. Over the last 23 years, they have had controlling interests in 36 properties.
Mr Gross has been in the real estate business full time for more than 23 years. Prior to devoting his efforts to real estate, Mr. Gross practiced law. He was a founder and principal of the law firm of Grove Engelberg and Gross during the years 1976 to 1985. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from New York University Law School where he is a member of the Law Review. Mr. Gross is married and has two children, two step children and eight grandchildren. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.