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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 5, 2021



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Item 5.02    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On October 5, 2021, the Board of Directors of Generation Income Properties, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Gena Cheng, effective immediately, to serve as a new director. Ms. Cheng was also appointed to serve on the Compensation Committee and Governance Committee of the Board.  Ms. Cheng will serve for a term expiring at the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders in 2022 and until her successor shall have been elected and qualified or until her earlier resignation or removal.  In connection with Ms. Cheng’s appointment, the size of the Company’s Board of Directors was increased from five members to six members.


Ms. Cheng has been managing director since August 2019 at Prospect Avenue Partners, a specialty capital raising and advisory platform focused on the private equity industry. Named to PERE’s list of 30 Capital Raisers Who Can Make a Difference, Ms. Cheng has over 20 years of experience in the real asset industry, including investments, portfolio management, fundraising and investor relations.  Ms. Cheng brings valuable real estate finance experience to the Company’s Board of Directors.


Prior to launching Prospect Avenue Partners, Ms. Cheng served as Managing Director from July 2014 to February 2019 at USAA Real Estate Company. She also served as Managing Director from March 2010 to March 2014 at Forum Partners, a global real estate investment and asset management firm, and Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer from October 2006 to August 2009 at JT Partners, an international architecture, engineering, projects management, and consulting firm. 


Ms. Cheng has significant experience raising investor equity for strategies ranging from core through opportunistic via open-end and closed-end vehicles. Prior to her transition to the sell side, she served as a senior portfolio manager at APG Asset Management, the approximately €538 billion Dutch pension fund. There she helped invest and manage the capital of one of the largest institutional real estate investment platforms in the world, focusing on North American investments. Ms. Cheng began her career in real estate consulting and investment banking at Arthur Andersen and Morgan Stanley.  
Ms. Cheng earned a JD/MBA from New York University and an AB in Architecture from Princeton University, where she was awarded the Grace May Tilton Prize in American Studies. She is a member of the New York State Bar and serves on the Program Committee and Scholarship Committee for WX – New York Women Executives in Real Estate. Ms. Cheng holds her FINRA registered representative license through SPS Securities, LLC. 


There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Cheng and any other person pursuant to which she was selected as a director, nor are there any transactions in which Ms. Cheng has an interest that would be reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


A copy of the Company’s press release announcing the appointment of Ms. Cheng is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated in this report by reference.


Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.















Press Release issued on October 7, 2021




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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.









Date:  October 7, 2021




  /s/ Richard Russell





Richard Russell





Chief Financial Officer



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