As President of Stonewood Properties, Inc. Jim provides the vision, leadership and strategic direction to the Company. Mr. Wood has over 30 years of real estate experience and is a specialist in property operations, capital renovations, complex leasing, contract negotiations, project underwriting, financial and market analysis. As a “hands on” manager and team member he has the primary responsibility for establishing the strategic direction for each asset and staffing the project with appropriate team members. At select times in which Stonewood is making direct investments, Mr. Wood is responsible for identifying investment opportunities, and negotiating the economics of each transaction. Mr. Wood was an executive with Spieker Properties and the PRES Company, where he successfully handled over $518 million of acquisition and development opportunities. Mr. Wood gained a considerable amount of Asset/Property Management experience as an Asset Manager and Senior REIT Analyst for the RREEF Funds and as the Vice President for Spieker Properties in Southern California. In addition Mr. Wood gained Operating/Leasing experience as an Industrial Broker with Grubb & Ellis (now NGKF).
Mr. Wood received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of the Pacific, and a Masters in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California. He is a licensed real estate broker in the State of California.
Past Experience includes Transactions of over 4 Million Square Feet for over half a Billion Dollars.