George Gelis


Founding Partner, Surge Financial Group

Mr. Gelis has over 23 years of experience in diverse disciplines which has yielded valuable perspective, both domestic and internationally, into all integrated aspects of the real estate arena: strategic planning, development, acquisitions, and real estate structured financing.

Mr. Gelis is a founding partner of Surge Financial Group, an Investment advisory corporation in the real estate and shipping finance sector, providing debt, mezzanine, equity and asset repositioning of hard assets, focused on the middle market and cross-border transactions,  offering a direct but versatile approach to closing and prompt funding.

Mr. Gelis attended the University of Illinois, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Science and Architecture, as well as a Professional Degree in Architecture. His post-graduate work was done in city planning and design.