Kumar Gera is the Chairman at Gera Developments Pvt. Ltd. He is a Civil Engineer who did his schooling in the Bishop’s School and graduated from the College of Engineering, Pune.
He has been in the real estate development business for the last 40+ years. He is currently the Chairman of Gera Developments Pvt. Ltd. The company develops residential and commercial real estate in Pune, Goa, Bangalore, and the U.S., with a staff of some 300 employees plus 1000+ construction workers.
Kumar Gera has served as:
a) Director of The National Skill Development Corporation of India as well as Director of IL&FS Skill Development Company Ltd
b) Member of the State Planning Board of the Government of Maharashtra
c) Member of the Taskforce for the National Housing & Habitat Policy of the Government of India.
d) After serving as President of CREDAI (Pune), he pioneered the formation of the National Body of CREDAI (Confederation of Real Estate Developer’s Associations of India) and served as the Founder and National President of CREDAI and Chairman of CREDAI for nine years
e) In his college days, Mr. Gera was elected as Hon. Gen. Secretary of the College of Engineering.
f) He was the National President of the Indian Junior Chamber in 1975 and, after that, the youngest ever and first Indian to be elected in 1979 as the President of Junior Chamber International (an organization of half a million members in 85 countries). During that period, he was based in the U.S.
Mr. Gera has traveled extensively in 48 countries and hundreds of small towns in India.