Mr. Charles S. Ackerman
Joined the Board in 1988
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. For his creativity and insight in commercial development, Mr. Ackerman has garnered numerous awards for architectural and design excellence. A licensed real estate broker, he has developed more than six million square feet of office, retail, and residential projects, over more than 30 years.
Mr. Ackerman holds memberships on several prestigious academic, museum, and philanthropic boards, including: chairman of the board for the Michael C. Carlos Museum - Emory University; advisory board for Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Buckhead Community Improvement District; American Jewish Committee; and advisory board of the University of North Carolina Business School; Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta; Board of Visitors, Brandeis University; and founder, REAP Atlanta - Real Estate Apprenticeship Program for African Americans.
Mr. Ackerman received the Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and is a graduate of Emory University School of Law and the Georgia State University Graduate School of Anthropology.