Who We Are



Chairman & President

Gary brings a third generation of the Cohen’s family leadership to the management of Willco with over 25 years of experience in many facets related to real estate. He spent the last 20+ years running Willco Residential developing more than 500 units throughout Washington, DC. In his current role, Gary works closely with the CEO setting management policy and developing the strategic business plan for the ongoing and future success of Willco with a focus on acquisitions and development.  Prior to Willco Residential, Gary held positions at Axent Realty in Maryland and Newmark Companies in New York City where he was involved in property management, leasing, and construction.

Gary has also been active in charter schools in Washington, DC serving on the board of KIPP DC and was the founding Board Chair of Inspired Teaching Public Charter School. Gary received a B.S. degree from Syracuse University and a M.A. degree from Pace University in New York. He is also a member of the Economic Club and Federal City Council.