Scott Tausk

Scott A. Tausk

Managing Director, Asset Management

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT, Inc.

Scott A. Tausk is our Managing Director, Asset Management and has held that position since April 2019. From December 2018 to April 2019, Mr. Tausk was the Managing Director, Asset Management of EA-1. Mr. Tausk joined GCC in 2013 as Managing Director - Asset Management until he resigned from GCC in December 2018 in connection with EA-1's self-administration transaction. Mr. Tausk has over 20 years of asset management experience, including 13 years as Managing Director of Asset and Portfolio Management for Transwestern Investment Company, where he led the execution of active business plans, including property repositioning, leasing, and operating efficiency across a 15 million square foot portfolio. In addition to asset management experience, Mr. Tausk has experience with real estate development, construction management, and third-party property management. Mr. Tausk is a registered Professional Engineer and a licensed Real Estate Managing Broker in the state of Illinois.


  • BS, Civil Engineering, Purdue University
  • MBA, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business