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Timothy M. PulteChief Operating Officer

Delaware River Port Authority


Mr. Pulte graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing in 1985.

In August 2009, Mr. Pulte assumed the position of chief operating officer of the Delaware River Port Authority, where he oversees the operations of four bridges and their tolls, fleet operations, the ferry boat, and cruise terminal. Prior to joining the Authority, in May 2008, he was named president and partner of GVA Smith Mack. In May 2005, Mr. Pulte spent two years as vice president of Land Acquisition for Pulte Homes of Connecticut. Before his tenure in Connecticut, he spent seventeen years working in Pennsylvania. In his time with GMH Capital Partners/College Park Communities in Philadelphia, he held the position of senior vice president of Corporate Services and Business Development. In this role, Mr. Pulte oversaw the corporate services and the GE Capital Real Estate Portfolio before moving on to manage the brokerage division of the company in eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey, while also directing all aspects of business development. He fulfilled the role of executive vice president and managing director of the Philadelphia District during his employment with Grubb & Ellis.

Mr. Pulte currently serves on the board of trustees for Thomas Jefferson University (where he chairs the facilities advisory committee), board of directors for the Philadelphia Police Athletics League, board of directors for Eagles Fly for Leukemia, and the board of directors and president elect of the Tri-State Commercial Alliance. Additionally, he is a member of CoreNet Global, ICSC, and the University of Connecticut School of Business Center for Real Estate Council.

Mr. Pulte has served as chairman of the National Office Council of the Grubb and Ellis Company and is a past member of Pulte Homes National Land Council, Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority, National Multi Housing Council, and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trustee. He is also a former member of the board of directors for the Kidney Foundation of Western Pennsylvania, Indiana University of Pennsylvania National Alumni board of directors, and Council of Trustees of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Tim resides in Boothwyn, Pa., with his wife, Laura, and their three sons, Tim, Jack, and Brian.

Inducted Spring 2010

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