Executive Team

Remy F. Gross, III

Remy Gross is currently engaged with several different activities including biotechnology licensing, real estate portfolio management, new company start-up and consulting. Mr. Gross is currently the Vice President, Business Development and Technology Advancement at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, CA. His mission at the Buck is to increase deal flow through global corporate collaborations and new company formation in order to translate the Buck’s inventions into innovations. The institute had no deal flow for its first six years of operation until Mr. Gross arrived, where he has licensed over a dozen technologies, mostly on therapeutics, to industry.

Mr. Gross has also founded, advises and consults for several drug delivery companies, including Laysan Bio, Inc, a biomaterials provider, and Serina Therapeutics, a drug development company, both in Huntsville, AL and Delos Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a California-based drug discovery company focused on diseases of aging such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Mr. Gross has also successfully participated as both a real estate developer and investor. Mr. Gross is the Managing Member of RCP Companies and CGP, LLC that own and develop property in Florida, Tennessee and Alabama. Over the past thirteen years, he was directly involved in the acquisition and development of over eighty million dollars of real estate which has continued to thrive in a stable southeast economic environment.

Prior to his current endeavors, Mr. Gross was the Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Business Planning for Nektar Therapeutics – Huntsville, AL Division, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nektar Therapeutics, Inc. based in San Carlos, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. He has been a principal, executive officer and key member in the development of technology, development and licensing for Nektar’s poly(ethylene glycol) technology as well as the Huntsville organization’s infrastructure. Mr. Gross built and participated in the $161 million sale of Shearwater Polymers to Nektar Therapeutics, Inc. (formerly Inhale Therapeutic Systems, Inc.) in June, 2001. During his tenure at Shearwater/Nektar, Mr. Gross held various senior level positions including Vice President, Operations and General Manager/Division President. Mr. Gross moved to California to be closer to family in 2004.

Mr. Gross has served on numerous boards and performed community roles throughout his career. His community work formally began when at Loyola when he and others incorporated Project New Start, a non-profit corporation to house transitionally homeless families. From there he has served in diverse volunteer roles such as the Board of Regents at St. Vincent’s High School and as a competitive soccer coach for his twin girls, both in Petaluma.

Mr. Gross is happily married with three children (16, 13, 13) living in Petaluma, California.

Max Grelier
Executive Vice President

Mr. Grelier began his career at a regional real estate consulting firm based in New Orleans where he performed valuations and consulting assignments for a broad range of commercial properties, including multi-family, retail, office, industrial, hospitality, mixed-use and golf course properties.

Mr. Grelier joined NAI Chase Commercial in 1996 to lead its development and asset management divisions. Over a 15 year period, he supervised over three million square feet of property assignments and was involved in over $250 million in real estate development and acquisition activities consisting of shopping centers, mixed-use, and suburban office buildings in Alabama, Florida and Tennessee. Between 1996 and 2001, he served as a managing partner of the Ledges of Huntsville, a 750-acre master planned community which includes a private country club, an 18-hole championship golf course and a premier TND residential neighborhood. As a principal of Chase, he also played a key role in development of the company's asset-based real estate portfolio.

Mr. Grelier co-founded RCP Companies in 2013 and has procured over $400 million in development opportunities for its partners. He currently serves as Managing Principal supervising development, acquisition and strategic direction for the Company.

Mr. Grelier is an member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).