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William J. Hybl, Jr.

President and Chief Operating Officer, Griffis/Blessing, Inc.

Mr. Hybl joined Griffis/Blessing, Inc. as an Associate Vice President in 1999. Since that time, Mr. Hybl has provided invaluable expertise in asset management, acquisition, development, due diligence and financial/market analysis for real estate investments. Since his promotion in 2006 to President and C.O.O., Mr. Hybl has had direct responsibility for over eleven million square feet of multi-family, office, industrial, and retail buildings whose market value totals more than $1 billion.

Mr. Hybl, and his staff, consistently produce goal-surpassing performance in all areas of multifamily and commercial property management through careful market planning, cost reduction, quality control, professional compliance, and meticulous attention to detail.

Prior to joining Griffis/Blessing, Inc., Mr. Hybl was Vice President of The Garden City Company, a publicly traded land holding company with offices in Kansas and Colorado.

Mr. Hybl’s community leadership is evidenced by civic activities that include his board membership on the Vail Valley Foundation and The United States Olympic Museum.  He currently serves as the Vice President for the Air Force Academy Foundation and also serves on the Board of 5Star Bank.

Mr. Hybl received his BA from Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado and an MBA from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Hybl also served in the United States Air Force as a Missile Launch Officer and a Space Operations Officer.