First Vice President
Skip a highly accomplished real estate executive, and brings a wide range of skill sets and experience to assist his clients with their real estate needs. His accomplishments include executive leadership and hands-on implementation of several award-winning master-planned communities such as Orenco Station in Hillsboro, Oregon and Villebois in Wilsonville, Oregon. Skip is a proven leader in the field of energy efficient green development, and is a registered Trade Ally with the Energy Trust of Oregon. He has extensive experience in land development, single-family homes, multi-family properties that include condominiums, row homes, town homes, apartments, and mixed use structures.
Skip also has substantive experience in the development and ownership of industrial and mixed-use developments in six Western states, commercial real estate brokerage and investment, and corporate leadership. He has generated returns to his partners and principals in excess of a 10x return on equity, and internal rates of return over 300%. Skip has also served in substantial leadership roles in the Urban Land Institute as founding Chairman of the ULI Oregon District Council, and founding Chairman of ULI’s National Transit Oriented Development Council, as well as holding board positions for several local no-profit boards. He is a highly respected leader in the use of land in Northern California, Oregon, and Washington. Prior to his career in real estate, Skip served as President/C.O.O. of a multi-state wood products manufacturing firm and had several Fortune 500 clients such as ConAgra Foods, Tropicana, Heinz, and Coca Cola.
2007 Urban Land Institue "Excellence In Leadership" Award; 2005 Urban Land Institute "Top 25 Places In The World To Live"- Orenco Station Hillsboro, Oregon; 2010 NAHB "Master Planned Community Of The Year"- Villebois Wilsonville, Oregon
University of California Berkeley
Memberships & Involvements
Urban Land Institute, Commercial Association of Brokers, Center For Innovative School Facilities, Innovation Partnership
Trammell Crow, Trammell Crow Residential, Liberty Homes Inc, West Hills Development, Evergreen Housing Development Group, Granite Construction Inc., Sterling Savings Bank, US Bank, Pedcor Investments, Edward Rose and Sons, State of Oregon, Universal Forest Products, ConAgra, Tropicana, Heinz