Amy Gerber brings over 21 years of industry experience and is an Executive Managing Director in our Business Incentives Practice at Cushman & Wakefield. The practice helps companies mitigate risk in site selection through negotiations with state and local governments and other entities to address both upfront and operating costs differentials as well as timing hurdles.
Amy specializes in location analysis and understanding the financial impacts on a company when operating in a market. Ms. Gerber utilizes her state and local tax background when evaluating market costs and tax structures as well as in working with economic development teams to evaluate and understand tax and incentive legislation and statutes. In many instances, Ms. Gerber, has even modified existing legislation on behalf of her clients generating significant savings for her clients. Amy has led and managed numerous multi-state incentive negotiation engagements for both office and industrial projects across the country.
Amy came to Cushman & Wakefield from Jones Lang LaSalle where she was part of the Business and Economic Incentives practice for 19 years. Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Ms. Gerber worked at KPMG, LLP with the State and Local Tax Practice/Strategic Relocation and Expansion Services Division.
Education and Professional Affiliations
Amy Gerber holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Montana State University. Amy is a Board member with the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and was a member of Leadership Georgia class of 2016. Amy is also a member of the Georgia Association of Manufacturers. Amy is also on the editorial advisory board for Area Development Magazine.