Donald “Deke” Schultze, Jr.
Senior Vice President
Deke is responsible for spearheading the firm’s acquisition efforts in the New England Region.
Before joining Rubenstein Partners, Deke spent ten years in various senior management roles at ING Clarion with responsibilities encompassing acquisitions, capital markets, asset management, and property management. As acquisitions officer for the New England region between 2005 and 2008 he acquired assets totaling over $730 million in gross investment value covering over 2.5 million sf across multiple property types and risk profiles. He also served as co-chair of ING Clarion’s Sustainability Task Force which developed and implemented the firm’s Sustainable Growth Program promoting green building and smart growth best practices across its investment portfolio and corporate operations. Prior responsibilities included the direction of a portfolio of suburban Boston office assets totaling over 1.2 million square feet and valued in excess of $300 million including developing and executing all asset level strategies and directing property management, leasing, operations and capital budgeting. During this time, he directed leasing of over 300,000 square feet and oversaw dispositions totaling over $125 million. Prior asset management responsibilities included those for a New England portfolio of assets valued in excess of one billion dollars.
Deke graduated from Dartmouth College in 1992 with an A.B. degree and earned his M.B.A. degree from Rice University in 1994.