COO/ Managing Partner

As Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner, Jeff heads the firm’s Phoenix office and is one of three principals in charge of the firm’s continued growth across the U.S. He plays an active role in managing company operations, engaging in new business development, and sourcing acquisition opportunities for investment strategies . Jeff also oversees the day-to-day administrative, project management, and operational functions of the business. Additionally, he leverages his extensive background in real estate development and management of distressed real estate to help deliver value for clients and spur growth for the company.

Prior to joining ProEquity in 2015, Jeff served as Director of Real Estate for Trigild, a receivership and fiduciary organization. In this role, he managed over 5 million SF of assets, including major office, multifamily, hotel, and retail assets located across the country. Notably, he oversaw a 38-property portfolio in eight states that was in bankruptcy, where he served as senior leader of the commercial operations team, asset manager, and agent of the receiver. His relationships with brokers and national tenants helped stabilize the portfolio and lead to a successful disposition at a sale price 28% above the price anticipated by the special servicer.

In addition, Jeff held project manager / superintendent positions at J.F. Shea Co. and MDC Holdings where he gained valuable expertise in commercial, residential, and land development. He utilizes his wealth of knowledge in these fields to help grow ProEquity’s Value Add and Development platform.

Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business and holds real estate licenses in Arizona. He is a Licensed Commercial and Residential Contractor (KB-1), and he is a Certified Professional Constructor (CPC) with the American Institute of Constructors. He is certified in Energy Star, Storm Water Compliance, and holds OSHA 10 Certifications.

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