Sam Gaines

Sam is a Managing Director of AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp. and serves as President of Mt. Mansfield Company, which owns various real estate and hospitality assets throughout Stowe, including Spruce Peak (Lodge, Club, village and real estate development). Sam has nearly 20 years of experience in real estate development, private equity investment, asset management and resort operations. Originally from Connecticut, Sam reconnected with his Vermont skiing roots when he moved to Stowe in 2011 with his wife Molly. Now with three children–Theodore, Lois and Beatrice–Sam is active in both local and national organizations, serving as Vice Chair of the Stowe Land Trust, Director of the Mt. Mansfield Ski Club and Academy and as Vice Chair of the Urban Land Institute Recreational Development Council. In his free time, Sam enjoys skiing, coaching youth sports in Stowe, and playing guitar in a Grateful Dead tribute band. Sam holds a BA from Pomona College and a MS from New York University.