A former principal in the family-owned Simons Real Estate Group, Bruce developed a national portfolio and brought decades of experience in overseeing owned assets and joint ventures. In his new capacity at Figure Eight Properties, Bruce puts the company’s capital to work developing and acquiring assets around the country.
With experience through multiple real estate cycles, Bruce is adept at recognizing and capitalizing on opportunities at the top and the bottom of the market. His high-level perspective has long helped investors avoid getting caught up in emotion when making strategic business decisions.
Outside the office, Bruce is an outdoor enthusiast, from mountain biking to downhill skiing. Bruce is the Board Chairperson of The Hartford Dispensary. He serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for The Hartford Stage and chairs the Facilities Committee. He served on the Board of Regents of The University of Hartford from 2005-2015 and was a member of the Physical Plant Committee. Bruce also served on the Board of Hebrew Health Care. Bruce graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.