Franz Geiger

Adjunct Professor of Law




B.A. University of Michigan

J.D. The Ohio State

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Franz Geiger is in his twenty-first year as Managing Director of NP Limited Partnership, the developer of POLARIS Centers of Commerce. He is general counsel of NP. He manages the day-to-day operations of the POLARIS development and his responsibilities include leasing, legal matters, financing, construction and property management. He is also President of the Polaris Owners Association, Inc. and a past President of the Central Ohio Chapter of NAIOP. He is an Ohio licensed real estate broker.

Prior to his role at NP, Mr. Geiger served as Assistant Director of Real Estate and Facilities Services at The Huntington National Bank in Columbus. He also has served as an Associate Attorney at Dinsmore & Shohl and at Enz, Jones and LeGrand law firms.

He holds a Juris Doctor degree from The Ohio State University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Michigan. He has taught Real Estate Development at Moritz College of Law since 2017.

POLARIS Centers of Commerce is a 1,200-acre master planned business-retail-entertainment campus, developed by NP, on both sides of I-71, two miles north of I 270. With capital improvements completed or under construction exceeding $1 billion, POLARIS is expected to achieve a build-out value of more than $2 billion.