President and Chief Financial Officer, Carr Properties
John A. Schissel serves as president and chief financial officer of Carr Properties, a privately held real estate investment trust that owns, manages, acquires and develops high-quality office properties in Washington, D.C. and Boston, Massachusetts. In November 2015, Schissel rejoined Carr Properties and previously served as the company’s chief financial officer from 2004 to 2009. In this capacity, he played a lead role in the successful initial public offering of Columbia Equity Trust, the predecessor of Carr Properties, in 2005, as well as managed the strategic sale to JP Morgan Asset Management in 2007. Prior to rejoining Carr Properties, Schissel served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Invitation Homes, the nation’s largest owner and operator of single-family rental homes, and executive vice president and chief financial officer of BRE Properties, a NYSE listed, West Coast apartment REIT. Currently, he is a board member of IRET, a NYSE listed apartment REIT. Schissel received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.