As Chief Financial Officer, Seth Gilkes provides strategic leadership, planning and oversight of the financial resources of Hubbell Realty Company. He leads all planning, development and implementation of Hubbell’s financial policies relative to accounting, tax, internal controls and systems. Additionally, Seth has direct responsibility for a wide range of administrative responsibilities associated with the operation and management of the company. He joined Hubbell in March 2018.
Seth has more than 20 years of experience in financial reporting, strategic planning and management across various functional areas in organizations within the real estate industry. His previous work experience includes serving as the chief financial officer with Lockard Companies for five years, where he handled fiscal responsibilities for the organization representing assets of $260 million, $120 million of debt with 17 institutions, and annual revenues exceeding $70 million. He also served as the main point of contact for equity partners and evaluated the impact of potential real estate deals as well as ongoing business activities to develop and communicate meaningful forecasts. Prior to that time, Seth was senior director and chief financial officer of real estate private equity for Transamerica/AEGON USA for more than nine years.