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In Honoring

Larry Gellerstedt III

The prestigious Four Pillar Tribute recognizes an outstanding individual in the region and the state who demonstrates the ‘Four Pillars’ of leadership – Quality, Responsibility, Vision and Integrity – and exemplifies the Council’s mission of promoting balanced and responsible growth.

In January 2019, Larry Gellerstedt became Executive Chairman of Cousins with a focus on strategy, key client relationships, board governance and civic engagement. In July 2017, Larry was named Chairman of the Board and CEO of Cousins Properties. From June 2009 to July 2017, Larry served as the Company’s President and CEO, and prior to this period, he held the position of President and COO. Larry joined Cousins in 2005 following the acquisition of his firm, The Gellerstedt Group.

Larry began his career at Beers Construction Company (Beers) in 1978, where he rose through the ranks to became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He also has held positions as President and Chief Operating Officer of The Integral Group, recognized nationally for its visionary urban mixed-use development, and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Business Products, a NYSE-listed manufacturer of packaging and printed office products. Read more about Larry Gellerstedt III

Event Details


Georgia World Congress Center
Georgia Ballroom

Date/Time Information

October 10, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Contact Information

For questions about registration please contact Rebekah Babovic at (770) 813-3381 or