Gregory C. Black

Gregory C. Black
Executive Vice President / Chief Development Officer
Phone: (412) 995-2220
Fax: (412) 391-3511
Gregory C. Black, Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer of Pennsylvania Commercial Real Estate, Inc. has been involved in commercial real estate brokerage, mortgage lending and development consulting in Pittsburgh and across the nation for over 20 years. In March of 1992, Greg became one of the founders of Pennsylvania Commercial which employs 27 brokers and administrative personnel. Greg has represented various tenants under exclusive tenant advisory service and development consulting contracts totaling 2,000,000 square feet.

Prior to Pennsylvania Commercial, Greg spent eight years as a commercial real estate broker with Cushman & Wakefield and established himself as a leading real estate professional in the Central Business District and Suburban Pittsburgh real estate markets. Greg has served many corporations as a tenant advisor such as Strategic Energy, Network Appliance, Inc., Grogan, Graffam, HDR, URS Corporation, Marsh & McLennan, Quest Diagnostics, Babst Calland Clements & Zomnir, Pittsburgh High Technology Council and Ten United, to name a few.

Development Consulting clients have included Sunoco Chemicals, Union Switch & Signal, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. and NOVA Chemicals Inc. Recent developments include 333 Baldwin Road, Crescent Commons and 3000 Sidney Street. Greg has sold the Maynard Building, Busy Beaver Building, Cherrington Corporate Center Building 100, Alpha Plaza and the WT&M Building. Greg has represented USX Tower, a 2.3 million square foot downtown Class A office building, and Cherrington Corporate Center, a 400,000 square foot Class A suburban office complex. Greg has procured public funding for his clients from the following programs: Allegheny County EDL, Pennsylvania IDP, PIDA and Opportunity Grants and local development and land acquisition loans. Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, Greg was a Mortgage Lending Officer with Mellon Bank. His responsibilities included the organization, negotiation, closing and administration of commercial construction loans. He received training in credit, cost and appraisal and real estate law.

Greg graduated with a Masters of Business Administration Degree from the University of Pittsburgh with a concentration in finance and with a B.A. in economics. Prior to graduate school, Greg was employed by Transamerica Delaval and the NCR Corporation.

Development Projects


  • 50,000 sq. ft. – Flex/Office space leased to Talisman Energy and occupied June 2010


  • 97,000 sq. ft. – Office (50,000 sq. ft. Addition Completed 2007)


  • 175,000 sq. ft. – Office (Completed & Occupied in 1996)


  • 36,000 sq. ft. – Office – GSA/INS (Completed & Occupied March 2004)


  • 150,000 sq. ft. – Office (Completed & Occupied 2001)


  • 80,000 sq. ft. – Office (Completed & Occupied in 1996)


  • 80,000 sq. ft. – Office and Applications Laboratory (Completed & Occupied in 1998)


  • 40,000 sq. ft. – Office – IRS / MSHA (Completed & Occupied 2000)

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