Gary Jay Saulson is executive vice president and director of Corporate Real Estate for The PNC Financial Services Group where he leads PNC's Realty Services business unit. Saulson oversees all of PNC's real estate (approx. 30 million square feet), including property management, construction, occupancy ownership strategies, leasing, and transactions.
Saulson is also responsible for leading PNC's environmental strategy that has resulted in PNC having more newly constructed buildings certified by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) than any other company in the world. Major construction projects led by Saulson that have achieved the USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification include:
He is a frequent speaker on green buildings, and was instrumental in promoting the LEED Volume certification program. He is the recipient of the USGBC Leadership Award (2006) and the Green Building Alliance's Shades of Green Leadership Award (2005).
Before joining PNC in 1990, Saulson served as a principal of a real estate development and investment company in Phoenix and in other real estate-related positions.
Saulson serves on the board of directors of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Real Estate Advisory Committee and Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Saulson is a graduate of the George Washington University, Washington D.C.
Oversees all of PNC's real estate (approx. 30 million square feet), including property management, construction, occupancy ownership strategies, leasing, and transactions.