Gene Quarells

Principal—Business Development | PACE


Gene Quarells joined Rockwood Group as Principal, Business Development, to expand nationally the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (“PACE”) vertical among other responsibilities. Previously, Gene spent 5 years at PACE Equity as Managing Director helping lead the company’s business development, growth and investment in multifamily, hospitality, mixed-use, office and industrial properties domestically. While there he originated over $250M of developments with PACE in the capital stack.

Prior to returning home to St. Louis, Gene spent 17 years in Los Angeles as an entertainment executive at companies including Showtime Networks and International Creative Management after finishing law school at Loyola.

Gene is a founding board member of Elevate St. Louis and passionate about its slogan, “No One Gets There Alone” as well as its mission of “Building long-term, life-changing relationships with urban youth, equipping them to thrive and contribute to their community."