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Charles S. Ackerman

Charles S. Ackerman
Atlanta, GA


Since 1967, Charles Ackerman, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Ackerman & Company, has succeeded in establishing one of the Southeast’s most creative, productive, full-service real estate firms. He has developed more than 6 million square feet of office, retail, and residential projects over the past 30 years. Mr. Ackerman’s creativity and insight in commercial development have made him the recipient of numerous awards for architectural and design excellence. Ackerman is a Licensed Real Estate Broker - State of Georgia and a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Bachelor of Science in Marketing; Emory University School of Law, and Georgia State University - Graduate School of Anthropology.

In addition to Clark Atlanta University, he is a member of several prestigious academic, museum and philanthropic boards, including: Chairman of the Board for the Michael C. Carlos Museum - Emory University; Advisory Board - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Board of Directors - Buckhead Community Improvement District; Board of Directors - Buckhead Area Transportation Management Association; National Board of Governors - The American Jewish Committee; Founder - REAP Atlanta - Real Estate Apprenticeship Program for African Americans; Chairman of Board of Directors - Devereux Georgia Treatment Network; Advisory Board - University of North Carolina Business School; Board of Trustees - Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta; Board of Directors - American ORT and the Board of Visitors - Brandeis University.