Shallene Gross

Managing Director - Investments

As a managing director, Shallene evaluates new investment opportunities and manages existing assets, including EGI’s investment in East Coast Warehouse, a provider of temperature-controlled logistics services to the food and beverage industry; Elessent Clean Technologies, a global leader in process technologies to drive sustainability and carbon neutrality across industrial end markets; Dairy Farms NZ Limited, an owner of dairy farmland in New Zealand; and Crystal Equity Energy, LLC, a non-operated Bakken oil and gas producer. Shallene also serves on the boards of Alpine Energy Capital and East Coast Warehouse.

Prior to rejoining EGI in 2020, she served as a senior vice president – investments at Equity Commonwealth, a commercial office REIT (NYSE: EQC), where she helped form the new management team that took responsibility for CommonWealth REIT (now EQC) in 2014. Earlier in her career, she was a member of the investment team at Equity Group Investments, Dune Real Estate Partners, and Walton Street Capital. Her experience includes roles in acquisitions, restructurings, asset management and fundraising. In addition to the management takeover and repositioning of EQC, she has worked on more than $1 billion in acquisitions and over $2.5 billion in refinancings and dispositions.

Shallene holds an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Economics with Distinction from Stanford University. She is a member of the Stanford Alumni Real Estate Council and serves as a board member of Stanford Professionals in Real Estate.


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