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The Waterfront Complex

Ross Spengler



Ross Spengler is a senior commercial real estate developer. Over the course of the past 35 years, he has developed several types of commercial and residential real estate projects. Previously, he has developed multiple strip centers and two residential subdivisions throughout Central Pennsylvania. In Luzerne County (Plains Township), he also developed two medical office buildings totaling 120,000 square feet, along with a site for McDonald’s (Waterfront Professional Park).


At the Waterfront Professional Park, Ross has an additional undeveloped 3.7 acres (but shovel ready site) that will be the future home of a 215,000 square foot mixed use commercial and residential building with 93 luxury apartments.


Currently, Spengler manages all aspects of the day-day operations of the Waterfront Professional Park along with his son Gershom.


Mr. Spengler also started and grew a physical therapy company into five locations in northeastern Pennsylvania. He sold that company to Health South, a publicly traded company, in 1998.


Ross is a graduate of Penn State University, is an avid golfer, lover of dogs and horse, a longtime fan of the Philadelphia Phillies through thick and thin, a member of Cross Creek Community Church in Shavertown, and an active member of the Back Mountain Chamber of Commerce.

Gershom Spengler

Property Manager and Finance Officer


Gershom Spengler has held management roles in highly competitive markets within both large and small companies.  Along with other professional and entrepreneurial pursuits, he has been involved with the Waterfront Professional Park in multiple capacities since its inception.


Through his long-time affiliation with The Waterfront Professional Park, he has assisted with the oversight of the construction budgets, rent rolls, marketing, leasing, and financing activities.  Currently, he is responsible for overseeing all the day-day operations of the professional park as well as assisting to secure the necessary financing for the newest addition to the professional park.


Mr. Spengler holds an MBA from the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina and a BS in accounting from Pennsylvania State University.   He is an avid traveler, speaks Spanish, Portuguese and German, an enthusiastic golfer, enjoys cooking and eating all varieties of the world’s spiciest foods, and is a big supporter of the Philadelphia Flyers.