Through her dynamic career in development, Anne Cummins has established a proven track record of bringing visionary concepts into reality. Anne Cummins is Chief Operating Officer of Gattuso Development Partners, a developer of exceptional, sustainable and high performance workplaces.
As COO, Anne collaborates with the CEO in setting and driving organizational vision and operational strategy, translating strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth. Anne oversees operations to create the environment for success of the team members and the organization as a whole.
As Vice President, Leasing and Development for Liberty Property Trust, one of the nation’s largest real estate investment trusts, she led the ground-up, game-changing development at The Camden Waterfront, the initial phase of which represented $500 million of development within three years.
Anne was directly responsible for developing the American Water headquarters building on the Delaware River, as well as the Adaptimmune North American headquarters building, a purpose-built CAR-T immunotherapy lab and office building, at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. During her 12-year tenure at Liberty, Anne guided hundreds of companies towards maximizing the benefit of their most critical asset – office space - to attract, retain and inspire their employees and promote long term success.
She started her career as a developer for The DeMutis Group, the company leading the revitalization of downtown Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, a former steel town recognized by Forbes, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Magazine for its uniquely successful redevelopment.
In addition, Anne serves as the incoming Chair for Mission Advancement of ULI Philadelphia and is on the board of the Phoenixville Area Economic Development Corporation. Anne earned an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, with a concentration in Real Estate. She received her BA in International Relations and French from Bucknell University. She resides with her husband and two sons in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.