HERMAN E. BULLS
President & CEO
Bulls Advisory Group

Herman Bulls is President of Bulls Advisory Group, LLC, a real estate advisory firm serving the needs of corporations, governments and College & Universities.

Relevant Experience

Prior to forming the Bulls Advisory Group, LLC in September, 2001 he served as the Chief Operating Officer of one of the nationís largest and most active Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS) apartment lenders. He was responsible for all day to day operations including marketing, production, operations, servicing, and asset management. During his tenure he devised and implemented programs which focused on developing a scalable platform for the firmís future growth. Major accomplishments included major process improvements related to automation of core functions, revised marketing and branding programs, successful new product development for the institutional market, and a revamped organizational structure and personnel management system. The portfolio increased from $3 billion to over $3.7 billion under his leadership and processing efficiencies of over 20% were achieved.

Prior to September 2000, Mr. Bulls was a Managing Director for Jones Lang LaSalle, an international full service real estate firm, where he led the firmís Washington, DC corporate office. In over 11 years with the firm, he worked in the areas of development, investment management and business development/retention. He founded and led the firm's highly acclaimed Public Institutions Specialty, a practice focused on delivering integrated real estate solutions to government entities, nonprofit organizations, transportation facilities, and higher educational institutions. Major clients included the University of Pennsylvania, University of Miami, Port of Oakland, New York State Teachers' Retirement System, USAA, Fannie Mae, Darden Restaurants, City of North Chicago, General Services Administration, Department of State and Department of the Army.

Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Mr. Bulls completed almost 12 years of active duty service with the United States Army. His duty assignments included working in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management at the Pentagon and as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at West Point. He has completed the Armyís Airborne, Ranger and Command and General Staff College courses and served overseas in the Republic of Korea. He is currently a Colonel in the Army Reserves.

Mr Bulls also serves as President & CEO of Bulls Capital Partners, LLC, a joint venture between Bulls Multifamily, LLC and SunTrust Bank, which provides nationwide financing for multifamily real estate under the Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS) program. (www.Bullscapitalpartners.com).

He has also served as an expert witness on real estate matters in court as well as testified before congressional committees on privatization issues and public private partnerships.

Education and Affiliations

Mr. Bulls received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a MBA in finance from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Council, an organization of senior African American business executives from Fortune 500 companies, and currently serves as Chairman of the Executive Leadership Foundation. Additional activities include the National Black MBA Association, The Real Estate Group of Washington D.C., Urban Land Institute, Lambda Alpha International, West Point Board of Trustees, National Association of College and University Business Officers, the Board of Directors for the Foundation of Independent Higher Education, APPA Leadership Institute, Leadership Washington, and a founding member and former President of the African American Real Estate Professionals of Washington, D.C. He formerly served on the Chicago Title Insurance Metropolitan DC Advisory Board and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Community and Friends Board.

He is a member of the Real Estate Advisory Committee for New York State Teachers' Retirement System, one of the largest pension funds in America and a member of the Washington DC Advisory Board for Asset Management Advisors, a wealth management subsidiary of SunTrust Bank. Mr Bulls also serves on the board of directors of Comfort Systems, USA (NYSE:FIX), where he serves on the Audit Committee and chairs the Compensation Committee.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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