As President and CEO, Ray has primary responsibility for Fogg’s real estate business, overseeing all development, leasing, property maintenance, property management, brokerage, financing and asset management matters. In addition, he is the CEO of over 60 real estate limited liability companies.
The Fogg portfolio includes approximately two million (2,800,000) square feet of commercial and industrial real estate held by over 70 Fogg-affiliated companies.
Ray is a past Chairman of the NAIOP Business Parks Forum, a group of prominent real estate developers from throughout the country, which meets twice per year to discuss the industry.
Ray holds a real estate license in the State of Ohio and is a member of NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties).
In addition to his real estate business, Ray has a career as a professional entertainer, songwriter, and comedian. He performs over 50 music-comedy shows per year in notorious party resorts like Put-in-Bay, New Orleans and Key West as well as throughout the Great Lakes. He has six CDs to his credit. He also is an avid pilot and founding president of 3 Whiskey 2 Pilots Association, LLC. In 2014, along with partner Andy Christensen, he founded and opened Reel Bar, a popular restaurant, bar and entertainment venue in Put-in-Bay, Ohio.