Joy is responsible for project management efforts for FF&E, building signage, fitness equipment, and art installations for Seattle area development projects. She works with the interior design, marketing and property management teams to assist in creating cohesive and well-positioned projects. She is also responsible for consultant contracts, and works with our accounting team to arrange monthly project draws. She previously worked for Alliance Residential and Trammel Crow Residential as Contract Administrator on the development of 1,306 multifamily units and 45,500 square feet of retail space. She is an active member of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Seattle, a member of the Seattle Downtown Association, and a notary. Joy enjoys golfing and road trips.
Jeff directs all development and construction management activities for multifamily, mixed-use, resort community and new hospitality projects. He has been involved with the development and construction of more than 15 million square feet of real estate projects of all types. He was previously Vice President of Construction for Watt Industries and Ahmanson Commercial Development. He is a licensed General Contractor in the State of Calif. Jeff enjoys cycling and hiking in his leisure time. Education: California Polytechnic State University, BS
Juan manages development projects in the greater San Diego area. He is currently involved in Lowe’s ongoing development of the award winning San Diego County Operations Center. With 23 years of experience working on projects throughout the Western US, Juan has managed a variety of projects including new construction and renovation of retail, institutional and office buildings totaling nearly 7 million square feet and valued at $1 billion. San Diego residents, Juan and his family enjoy hiking, biking, running, and swimming. Education: University of Colorado at Boulder, BA; Master’s Degree in Construction Management
Kurubel is responsible for project management and development functions for Concord Communities, Lowe’s wholly-owned affordable housing subsidiary. Previously, Kurubel held senior project management roles within Washington REIT and Jones Lang LaSalle in the Washington DC market. Kurubel has over 20 years of Retail, Office and Multifamily commercial real estate experience. He lives in Rockville, Maryland with his wife, Helen and daughter, Niat; and enjoys travel, running and playing tennis. Education: UC Berkeley; B.A. Architecture; NYU, MS Real Estate Development
Edward leads construction management of commercial and multifamily projects in the Pacific Northwest. He recently oversaw the development and construction of the Luma condominium high rise in Seattle. He previously managed hotel and renovation projects for Lowe including the renovation of Motif, Royal Palms, Mile North and The Woodmark and the development of the 6,300 acre Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum WA. He previously served as Preconstruction Manager for Charter Construction and Project Manager for both Mortenson Construction and Hensel Phelps Construction. Ed is interested in Kenjutsu and Taekwondo and is involved in NAIOP. He also enjoys hiking in the woods and mountains in the Pacific Northwest. Education: California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo, BS; University of California at Los Angeles, BA
Melanie oversees and directs financial management, financial reporting and related policies, systems and processes for all Lowe’s business units. She is responsible for Lowe’s annual financial audit and coordinates corporate budgets and forecasts. Melanie has over twenty years of accounting experience in the real estate industry and five years of other accounting experience. Previously, she was the Assistant Controller for Lowe Destination Development and a Corporate Accountant for Dick Clark Productions. As a Southern California native, Melanie enjoys beach and desert vacation destinations with her family and tending to her cacti garden. Education: Loyola Marymount University, BS
Dan is responsible for Lowe’s hospitality, master planned resort communities and commercial development and investment activities in the southeast U.S. and Caribbean and leads Lowe’s Southeast regional office in Charleston. He is involved in all aspects of development including sourcing projects, securing entitlements, sales and marketing and transitioning projects from development to operations. While with Lowe he has been involved in development projects totaling $800 million. Dan is active in the American Heart Association and served as the Chairman of the Executive Leadership Team for the 2021 Lowcountry Heart Walk. Dan is also a member of the Trident CEO Council and serves on the Board of Directors for the SC Aquarium and Explore Charleston. Dan and his family spend time enjoying all of the wonderful things Charleston has to offer, including exploring the City’s historic landmarks and dining at its many fine restaurants. Education: Lafayette College, BA; Columbia Business School, MBA
Marty leads national office property acquisition activities, targeting properties that can be repositioned through operational and/or physical improvements, and oversees the company’s hospitality-inspired property management service, creating superior customized office experiences. Marty has more than 25 years real estate investment and management experience. Most recently he was chief investment officer of Resource Real Estate and president of Resource Real Estate Innovation Office REIT. Previously he served as CEO of EVOQ Properties, principal at O’Connor Capital Partners and held senior positions with Security Capital Group in Chicago and Tishman Speyer in London. He cofounded Centric Telecom, and was the founder and managing partner of 2120 Partners. He is an active member of the Urban Land Institute. Education: Harvard University, AB; Northwestern University, Kellog School of Management, MBA
Alan oversees investment, development, fee service and Public Private Partnership activities in Northern California and the Denver Metro area. He specializes in complex transactions, repositioning, entitlements, value-add, re-development, and ground-up mixed-use projects. Alan is a past Policy Advisory Board Member for UC Berkeley’s Fisher Center for real Estate & Urban Economics, and a member of ULI, NAIOP and ICSC. He is an Executive Board Member for ULI – San Francisco, and Co-Chaired the Sponsorship (fundraising) Committee for 7-1/2 years. Alan is also on the Bay Area Advisory Committee for The All Stars Project, a non-profit organization targeting inner city youth. He previously served on the Board of Trustees for Redwood Day, an independent K-8 school in Oakland. Alan and his family enjoy annual outings to the Lair of the Golden Bear, a camp for Cal Berkeley alumni. University of California, Davis, BS; University of California, Berkeley, MBA
As Lowe’s Controller, Melissa oversees project financial management, financial reporting and related policies, systems and processes. She has twelve years of project accounting experience in real estate development and eight years of other accounting experience. Previously, she was Regional Controller-Northeast for Ginn Development Company and Assistant Controller for Lowe’s Development activities. Education: West Virginia University, BS
Erik is responsible for sourcing, underwriting and managing residential acquisitions in the Central U.S. He currently serves as Project Manager for a 2043-acre master planned community in Castle Rock, Colorado. Prior to Lowe, Erik was an Associate at JPMorgan Private Bank. He is a member of ULI and was selected to participate in the ULI NEXT program. Erik is a sports enthusiast and avid skier. In the winter, Erik dedicates much of his free time volunteering with the National Sports Center for the Disabled and Children’s Hospital of Colorado ski programs. A resident of Denver, Erik and his family enjoy skiing and camping in the Colorado Rockies. Education: Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, MS; University of Maryland, BS
With over 20 years of development and construction experience, Tom manages development and pre-development throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Before joining Lowe, Tom was a Director at Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company where he worked on over 3.5 million square feet of commercial office and R&D construction projects and managed the company-wide “Green Team”, focusing on sustainable design and construction practices. He is a LEED accredited professional. Tom enjoys designing, engineering, and building a wide range of home improvement projects such as a complete bathroom reconfiguration and remodel and a new elevated deck. Education: University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, BS
Bill has a leadership role with the firm’s equity and debt capital raising efforts. Previously, Bill has held senior positions with: Merrill Lynch, where he led the west coast real estate investment banking group; Barrow Street Capital (national opportunity fund manager), where he was President; LandCap Partners (national residential land investment business), where he was Chief Investment and Financial Officer; and Genton Property Group (Southern California creative office and multi-family developer) acting as President and Chief Investment Officer. Bill enjoys traveling and dining with his family and friends. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and a member of many real estate industry organizations.
Ralph oversees the operations, community relations, and finance activities of Concord Communities, Lowe’s affordable housing subsidiary formed to direct the firm’s real estate expertise toward easing the U.S. affordable housing shortage. Concord operates 720-units in Baltimore and the District of Columbia and is active from Baltimore, Maryland to Charlotte, North Carolina. Ralph previously provided project team leadership for developments in the Washington, DC area including the 700,000-square-foot build-to-suit development of the National Science Foundation Headquarters in Alexandria, VA. Ralph is active in the Metro DC Boys and Girls clubs contributing to fund raising efforts and facility improvement projects. Ralph and his family enjoy travel and exercise. Education: Indiana University, BS; Finance Certificate from Cornell University.
Tom is responsible for business development and project management for resort projects in the desert area of California. He served as COO for development of The Reserve Club in Indian Wells and Stone Eagle in Palm Desert. Previously, Tom was Vice President/Managing Director for Rancho La Quinta Country Club in La Quinta. Prior to that he served as Vice President/Sales and Marketing for the Desert Horizons Country Club community in Indian Wells. Tom has also done extensive land entitlement work. In his free time, he enjoys a competitive round of golf and traveling with his family. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker, licensed California General Contractor and a member of the Urban Land Institute. Education: University of Memphis, BS cum laude
Chris has executive responsibility for all financial management functions. He oversees accounting, cash management, financial reporting, financial analysis, income taxes and risk management. He previously handled financial management and oversight of hotel, resort and resort community development projects. Before joining Lowe, Chris was Vice President of Finance for an owner/operator of commercial real estate and Senior Vice President of Finance for American Golf Corporation. Chris is a CPA. In his leisure time, Chris enjoys spending time with his family and relaxing at the beach. Education: California State University, Northridge, BA
Jim oversees community development management and advisory services for mixed-use properties and planned communities in the U.S. and abroad, currently focusing on Rocky Mountain area projects. He has served as a Court- appointed Receiver for troubled real estate domestically and internationally and is a licensed real estate broker in Virginia and Colorado. A Life Trustee and former Vice Chairman of ULI, a past National Director of the National Association of Homebuilders, and a former Director of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Jim served as an advisor to the Secretary of the Navy and to the Secretary of Defense on military housing, energy use and other real estate matters. Jim is an avid skier. Education: US Naval Academy, BS; graduate studies at The Wharton School and the University of Michigan
John leads Lowe’s legal group, which provides advice and compliance services to Lowe and its subsidiaries. A former member of the business and finance practice of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, John advises Lowe on its business activities, regulatory compliance, employment relations and dispute resolution matters. He is an active member of the Real Property and Business Law Sections of the State Bar of California and the Association of Corporate Counsel. John is a supporter of the arts, and organizations advancing civil liberties and criminal justice. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California and Pepperdine University School of Law.
Jann oversees public relations and corporate level marketing. She is involved in brand positioning, collateral development, website and online presence and content, business development and communications, including Lowe’s semi-annual newsletter. She also manages Lowe’s media relations, maintaining press materials and working with third party public relations support to coordinate news activities and media inquiries. Jann enjoys travel, especially exploring new destinations, as well as weekend visits to California’s wine regions. She was honored to receive the 2017 Bob Weekley Spirit of Lowe award. She studied at the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley and Mesa College, Grand Junction, with extended studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Mara leads Lowe’s property operations, investment and management activities in the Central U.S. including Colorado, Illinois and Texas. Since joining Lowe, Mara has worked on over 35 assets in the Central region totaling approximately 11 million square feet, with values of over $1.3 billion. Previously, Mara was a financial services analyst for Cushman & Wakefield and was director of acquisitions/ business development for HealthSouth Corporation. She is a member of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and a licensed real estate broker in Colorado. A resident of Denver, Mara and her family enjoy the many activities Colorado offers including skiing, hiking and biking. Education: Jacksonville State University, BS
Jeff is responsible for tax compliance, planning and research for entities owned by Lowe as well as Lowe sponsored pass-through entities. He is a licensed CPA. Prior to joining Lowe, he served in various tax/accounting management positions in both public accounting and private industry, including with Warner Bros. and IHOP Corp. In his leisure time, Jeff enjoys spending time with his family including hiking, running, soccer and tennis. Education: California State University Northridge, BS Accounting and MS Taxation
Erik is responsible for managing projects in the greater San Diego area. He is currently assigned to the master development of the San Diego County Operations Center. He has 12 years of experience working on the development and construction of commercial, life science, hospitality, entertainment, retail, and institutional projects throughout the Western US. Erik is a member of the San Diego Chapter of NAIOP, the Burnham- Moores Center for Real Estate at the University of San Diego School of Business, ULI, and a board member of HomeAid San Diego. Education: University of California, San Diego, BS; University of San Diego, MSRE.
André oversees sales, marketing and revenue efforts for CoralTree Hospitality Group, as he did for the Two Roads Hospitality portfolio. André previously served as Vice President of Field Sales and Marketing and Director of Sales and Marketing at Vail Cascade Resort. Prior to joining Lowe, André was Vice President of Sales for the Dawson Companies in Scottsdale. He has been honored with numerous awards, from HSMAI’s Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales & Marketing, Lowe’s “Spirit of Lowe Award” to Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association’s Sales & Marketing Executive of the Year. He is most at home with his family and friends, enjoying a glass of wine along a river which is always flowing and changing its course. Education: Arizona State University, B.S. Marketing
Daisy leads Lowe’s growing hospitality-inspired commercial management company, Hospitality at Work. She created the high-touch tenant engagement platform that has seen tenant satisfaction and NOI increase year over year, benefiting both tenants and institutional clients. Previously, Daisy was responsible for commercial development management in Northern California, with a focus on entitlements. Seeing the development cycle from acquisition, to master planning, entitlements, design, leasing and disposition has benefited Daisy as she pivoted to operations, where she can understand both the possibilities and limitations in properties, in order to increase their value. Daisy values her work with talented teams who create unique places and experiences. A resident of San Francisco, she spends her free time hiking, skiing and traveling with her husband and children. Education: University of California, Berkeley, BA; Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, MBA
Jeremy is involved in development and project management throughout Orange County and Southern California. Before joining Lowe, Jeremy was Senior Project Executive at CBG Building Company where he led and contributed to business development, project management coordinating with other project team members, preparing and executing project plans and budget management. He is familiar with the LA and Orange County market, having also worked with the Irvine Company and The Bedford Group. He loves all sports and enjoys travel with his wife Asha and two children, Rachel and Morgan. Education: UC Berkeley, BA; Pepperdine University, MBA
Miles is responsible for underwriting, project capitalization and deal structuring with a focus on core-plus, value-add, adaptive reuse and ground-up development for commercial, residential, and mixed-use properties. Prior to Lowe, Miles worked at Eastdil Secured in Santa Monica, CA. Miles enjoys training for and competing in marathons across the country. Education: Michigan State University , B.A. Finance.
Brett co-leads Lowe’s endeavor into affordable housing through Concord Communities, focusing on sourcing, acquisition, entitlement and development. Prior to joining Lowe, Brett spent more than 15 years managing development projects for himself and third party clients. Additionally, he previously worked for a DC-based real estate developer and international general contractor based in Charlotte, NC. This diverse experience encompasses projects ranging from office, retail, multifamily to special projects including a US Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Brett resides in Alexandria, VA with his wife and kids. Education: Virginia Tech, BS; University of Nottingham, England, MBA.
Paul has development and construction management responsibilities for projects located in Northern California, with expertise in urban mixed use, residential and commercial properties. His primary focus will be expanding Lowe’s multifamily properties in the Bay area through the construction of mid-rise and high-rise buildings. Through his seventeen years of construction experience, Paul has worked with such firms as Webcor Builders, Build Group and Trumark Urban Development. In the winter months Paul enjoys skiing and snowboarding. Education: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, BA
Terri works with the firm’s hospitality teams nationwide on new ventures, assisting in the pursuit of new acquisition and development opportunities. She led the firm’s Terranea Resort, a premier luxury Southern California destination, as its president for 15 years.
Among many boards, she serves on the American Hotel & Lodging Association Board of Directors, Chairman of the Educational Foundation Scholarship Committee, Past Chairman of the California Hotel & Lodging Association, and the Executive Committee for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles.
With a distinguished 40-year career in hotel and resort operations, development and real estate, Terri served as executive vice president and managing director at Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston and Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Organizational Management.
Amie is a member of the project management team for Lowe’s Southeast office and is currently responsible for The Cooper Hotel in Charleston, SC. Amie has over twenty years of experience in commercial project management, with a focused expertise in large scale complex projects. She began her commercial project management career at Lowe, starting at Wild Dunes Resort, before transferring to the Stowe Mountain Lodge project. Amie also spent ten years working for a top ENR 400 General Contractor in New England, where she lead teams to complete many notable projects in Northern Vermont. Amie is a native of Charleston and in her free time enjoys learning new things, reading, all things nature, giving back to her community and spending time with her family and friends.
Leonard is primarily involved in corporate and property financings and has closed more than $1 billion of financing transactions. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller for Lowe, responsible for financial management functions including accounting, cash management, financial reporting and income taxes. Prior to joining Lowe, he was an audit manager with Ernst & Young LLP and Kenneth Leventhal & Company. He also worked for The Ratkovich Company in their finance and accounting group. Leonard is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPA’s and the California Society of CPA’s. Education: University of California at Los Angeles, BA
Kyle is responsible for deal sourcing and development management in Los Angeles and underwriting, capitalization, and transaction execution for all of Southern California. In his career, Kyle has closed over $500 million in transaction volume and managed over $350 million in assets. Kyle is a Board Member of the Westside Urban Forum and a member of ULI. Previously, he worked in acquisitions and asset management at Tryperion Partners, a real estate investment firm, and in urban development at RCLCO, a real estate consulting firm. Kyle is an avid Lakers fan and enjoys bicycling and traveling overseas. Education: Claremont McKenna College. B.A. in Economics
Dave leads project management activities for development projects in metropolitan Washington, DC. Prior to joining Lowe, he spent 9 years in project management for a large general contractor and was responsible for leading the construction of several notable office and multifamily projects in the DC and surrounding area. As an alumnus from Virginia Tech, Dave stays involved with his alma mater as a member of the Industry Advisory Board for the School of Construction. He is a LEED Accredited Professional. Education: Virginia Tech, BS CEM
Lex focuses on commercial property acquisitions and development projects in the Washington, DC metro area. Previously, he was Director of Development for Rooney Properties, responsible for ground-up development projects and co-managing acquisitions and business development. With 15 years of commercial real estate experience, Lex began his career with a private lender before joining JBG’s finance group. Education: Georgetown University, BS; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, MBA
Ted is involved in hospitality development and management with particular focus on California, Oregon and Hawaii. He is currently involved in planning and development of Caldera II, a 415-residence master planned community near Bend, Oregon. His major California projects include The Reserve golf course and The Terraces at the Vintage Club in Indian Wells; Stone Eagle Golf Club and Shadow Mountain Resort in Palm Desert; and major retail developments – Desert Crossings and The Gardens on El Paseo in Palm Desert. He has brokered over $800 million in real estate sales. He is a former U.S. Army Captain and Vietnam veteran. He is the Chairman Emeritus of the Friends of the Desert land trust and was the 2005 Coachella Valley Entrepreneur of the Year. Ted’s interests include golf, body surfing and free diving. Education: Loyola University of Los Angeles, BS, Civil Engineering
Jacob is responsible for development entitlement and master planning activities in the Southeast region. He is involved in Lowe’s business development activities for mixed-use, multifamily, residential and hotel assets on coastal sites. Previously, Jacob held leadership roles in local government, private sector development, and consulting roles for large scale and mixed-use projects in the Southeast, Midwest and Mountain West. He currently sits on the board of directors for Green & Healthy, Inc., a non-profit that supports the development of healthy outdoor spaces in and around the Charleston Medical District. In his leisure time, Jacob enjoys travel, the outdoors and spending time with his family. Education: University of Georgia, Landscape Architecture.
Bob formed Lowe in 1972 and over 45 years has led the company through development, investment and management of more than $28 billion of real estate. Bob is very active in the community serving as Trustee and past Chairman of the Board of the Los Angeles Metropolitan YMCA; Chairman Emeritus of the Real Estate Roundtable; Life Trustee and past Chairman of the Board of Claremont McKenna College; Chairman and Co-Founder of the Lowe Institute of Political Economy of Claremont McKenna College; and Director of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. Bob was Chairman of the New Los Angeles Marketing Partnership, formed to promote the good and positive attributes of the city; past member of the California Economy Strategy Panel; and past Director and member of the Executive Committee of the Economic Development Corporation of Los Angeles County. Bob’s honors reflect his dedication to our community and the real estate industry and include the City of Hope “Spirit of Life” Award; National Entrepreneur of the Year for Real Estate and Construction; Los Angeles Mayor’s “City of Angels” Award; “Distinguished Citizen Award” presented by the Boy Scouts of America; and, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Business Leader Award. He was recently inducted into the Stanford University Real Estate Hall of Fame. Education: Claremont McKenna College, BA cum laude; Stanford University, MBA
Mike shares overall leadership for the firm with his brother and Co-CEO Rob Lowe. As CIO of Lowe, Mike focuses primarily on the firm’s national investment activities. He is responsible for new business development, investment strategy and performance, transactions and capital relationships. Additionally, Rob and Mike co-chair the firm’s wholly owned hospitality affiliate, CoralTree Hospitality Group.. He is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, the Real Estate Roundtable and the Stanford Real Estate Council. Mike was honored by the City of Hope with its 2019 Spirit of Life award. In his leisure time, Mike plays volleyball and attempts to play the ukulele. Education: Stanford University, BA; Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA
Rob shares overall leadership for the firm with his brother and Co-CEO, Mike Lowe. Rob focuses on operations both at the corporate level and across its real estate activities. Additionally, Rob and Mike co-chair the firm’s wholly owned hospitality affiliate, CoralTree Hospitality Group. He is a past Trustee and President of the Palisades Presbyterian Church, is currently on the Board of Managers at the Palisades-Malibu YMCA, and is an active member of Urban Land Institute. Rob was honored by the City of Hope with its 2019 Spirit of Life award. He is an avid surfer and enjoys travel with his family. Education: Stanford University, AB; University of California, Los Angeles, MBA
Tom provides executive leadership for CoralTree Hospitality Group. He joined Lowe as Managing Director of Sunriver Resort in Oregon, then served as Regional Vice President and Executive Vice President until being promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Two Roads, Lowe’s prior hospitality affiliate, in 2016. Tom previously held senior resort and hospitality executive positions with The Woodlands Corporation, Busch Properties and Gaylord Resorts. He is an active member of the AH&LA Resort Committee, the Urban Land Institute, the Founder and Board Member of The Wonderland Express, and past two-term Chairman and Board member of the Oregon Tourism Commission and the Cascade Culinary Institute. Education: Florida International University, BS
Emily is focused on Lowe’s growing portfolio of hospitality operating assets. She is a result-oriented operations and sales executive specializing in optimizing hotel management, asset management, portfolio development and market-differentiating branding and positioning. Emily has held senior level positions at leading and highly respected hotel organizations, overseeing full-service portfolios of branded hotels, independent lifestyle, and luxury properties with asset valuation in excess of $1 billion.
Emily and her husband Jeff live in Charleston, SC and spend their free time watching their son Wyatt’s baseball games. Education: University of Kentucky
Todd leads entitlement, design and construction for Lowe in Southern California, currently leading the redevelopment of the 950-room Town & County Resort in Mission Hills. He has played a primary role in some of Lowe’s most successful projects including Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes and the San Diego County Operations Center. Previously, Todd was with Design Workshop in Jackson Hole, designing and entitling complex mixed-use and hospitality developments. Todd sits on the NAIOP San Diego Board of Directors and Kearny Mesa Planning Group. He was chosen for the CCASLA Award of Merit and the SBBEC Southern California Environmental Developmental Leadership Award. Todd enjoys surfing and spending time with his family enjoying nature. Education: University of British Columbia School of Architecture, BLA
Mike is responsible for design and construction activities for metropolitan Washington, DC and Charleston area projects. He has project management responsibilities that extend to all product types including an expertise in multifamily mixed-use developments as well as hospitality projects. Prior to joining Lowe he was a Vice President, with a 22 year career, at Clark Construction responsible for preconstruction and construction of numerous and notable projects in the DC and surrounding area. Mike and his family enjoy boating, fishing and the many activities associated with living along the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. He is a LEED Accredited Professional. Education: Purdue University, BSCE
Joel leads Lowe’s national retail platform targeting assets that can be developed or redeveloped into mixed-use properties. Over his 30+ year career, he has developed expertise in all aspects of retail real estate. He recently led Rockwood’s retail property investment business, overseeing all strategy, development, acquisitions, leasing, management, and dispositions. Previously he was with BlackRock; was SVP for California Pizza Kitchen, responsible for managing national expansion; and oversaw leasing, development, management, marketing, and portfolio management of properties in the west for Madison Marquette.
Joel enjoys all forms of sports including cycling, softball and skiing. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Urban Land Institute (ULI) and is immediate past Chair of ULI’s Commercial Retail Development Council. Education: University of Michigan, BA
John is responsible for new business development and overseeing underwriting, project capitalization and deal structuring for all of Lowe’s investment platforms nationally, with a focus on core-plus, value-add, adaptive reuse and ground-up development for commercial, residential, hotel, resort, and mixed-use properties. He participates in every aspect of the sourcing, due diligence, capital raising and implementation process. Since joining Lowe, John has helped the company in closing over $1 billion in transaction volume. John is a resident of Santa Monica and enjoys golfing, working out, and barbecuing. Education: Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, BS
Mike leads Lowe’s Western region commercial property development, investment and management activities. He is responsible for $1.9 billion of current development projects and 1.5 million square feet of commercial properties managed. Mike is a past-President of the NAIOP executive committee and current member of the NAIOP San Diego Foundation, a member of the Urban Land Institute, and the International Council of Shopping Centers. Additionally, he is a board member of the Veterans Village of San Diego. Mike and his wife Tami enjoy hiking, camping and skiing in the Sierra Mountains. Education: United States Air Force Academy, BS; Chapman University, MBA
Kristi oversees Lowe’s Risk Management Department and has over 22 years of experience in the industry. She has served in all functions of the department including, underwriting, policy placement, loss control, claims management and contract negotiations. Kristi provides risk management services across all Lowe’s business units, including property management, hospitality management and construction. Prior to joining Lowe, Kristi worked in the accounting department at Dick Clark Productions. As a Southern California native, Kristi enjoys the warm weather and most weekends are spent on the sidelines of a soccer field cheering her kids on.
Suzi is responsible for Pacific Northwest commercial property development, investment and management activities, and leads Lowe’s national multifamily platform. She has over 20 years as a senior level development professional responsible for over 4,000 multifamily units and more than 1 million square feet of commercial project development and leasing in the Seattle and Portland areas. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute, serving on the Northwest chapter’s Multifamily Product Council, and is an International Advisory Board member of the Real Estate Center at the University of Colorado’s LEED Business School. A resident of Seattle, Suzi and her family enjoy biking, hiking, skiing and traveling. Education: University of Colorado- Boulder, BA; Seattle University, MS
Mark is responsible for design and construction activities for all projects in metro Washington, DC and throughout the east coast. He also supports business development teams in pursuing new investment and development opportunities. While with Lowe he has been involved with all of the company’s residential, mixed-use, and commercial office development projects. A resident of the greater Washington, DC/ Baltimore area, Mark and his family enjoy taking in all of the outdoor activities that this region has to offer. Mr. Muller is a member of the Urban Land Institute. Education: University of Florida, BS; Loyola College of Maryland, MBA
John is responsible for project management in the Washington DC area. He has been in the construction industry for over 25 years and has developed a deep understanding of the process required to bring a project from concept to completion. While working as an Architect, John spent a great deal of time in construction administration with his larger projects being design build efforts. His skill for solving complex problems, keeping design intent in mind, all while working to control costs has contributed to the success of his projects. As a former Infantry Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, John knows that building a strong teamwork spirit with all members of the project team is fundamental to success in construction. John is also passionate about woodworking and all things automotive. Education: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Bachelor of Architecture.
Sam is involved in all aspects of the development projects in the Southeast from sourcing and acquisitions to entitlements and development. Prior to joining Lowe, he worked in hospitality operations for several years in Charleston, including at Lowe’s property at Wild Dunes Resort. He resides in the Charleston area with his wife and three children. In his leisure time he enjoys cooking , working on home renovation projects, and spending time with his family in the great outdoors. Education: The College of Charleston, BA.
Vy is responsible for development and construction activities in Northern California. Previously, she worked in asset management at AIG Global Real Estate, focused on distressed assets throughout the United States, and prior to AIG, she worked as an architectural designer for various Bay Area architectural firms. Vy is a LEED Green Associate and a member of ULI. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities, reading, and traveling. Education: University of California, Berkeley, BA; University of Southern California, MRE
Aaron is responsible for development and design activities for projects in Charleston SC and the southeast region. Aaron has experience in a variety of product types including, hospitality, multi-family, retail, and mixed-use. He is currently working on The Cooper Hotel on Charleston’s waterfront along with other regional initiatives. Prior to joining the Southeast team, Aaron was a member of Lowe’s Los Angeles team, working on Ivy Station, a mixed-use property in Culver City. Aaron is an active member of the US Army Reserves with 11 years of service as an Engineer Officer. His current assignment is with the 75th Innovation Command where he works on Army modernization projects. In his spare time, Aaron enjoys training for his next marathon, playing golf, and watching Soccer. Education: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, BS
As a member of the corporate marketing team, Martin is involved with brand development, brand positioning, web, and social media presence and communications. He is also responsible for developing ideas and coordinating with executives companywide on a variety of internal and external business development and marketing collateral to ensure brand fidelity. He was honored to receive the 2020 Bob Weekley Spirit of Lowe award. Martin enjoys traveling with his family, art and all occasions when his native Argentine national soccer team steps onto the pitch or his beloved Los Angeles Kings hit the ice. Education: California State University, Los Angeles, BA Design.
Rob is responsible for entitlement, design and construction activities for projects throughout the Orange County and San Diego County areas of Southern California. Rob also supports business development teams in pursuing new investment and development opportunities. He has been involved with the construction and development of residential, mixed-use, commercial, and industrial projects. He is a member of ULI, NAIOP, and the United States Green Building Council, the current Chair of the Orange County Office and Commercial Local Product Council, and holds a California General Building Contractor License and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Rob enjoys golf, and collecting vinyl records. Education: Central Michigan University, BS
Mark oversees all of Lowe’s Eastern Region commercial activities, including acquisitions, development and management. With “hands-on” involvement, Mark has completed many large and complex projects as significant place-making developments along with several adaptive reuse developments including the NSF Headquarters, multiple office-to-residential conversions, the renovation and expansion of the historic Washington Hilton Hotel, the development of the $245 million CityVista mixed-use project and the redevelopment of the historic Randall School property in Washington, DC. Mark also leads Concord Communities, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lowe, and its efforts to be part of the solution to our nation’s affordable housing shortage. Previously, Mr. Rivers was Chief Operating Officer of a national development management firm where he was responsible for all aspects of the operating business and served as program and account manager for major clients. Projects completed include multiple large-scale life science and pharma buildings, mission critical facilities, and corporate campuses. Education: University of Virginia, BA
Andy is responsible for new business development, deal structuring, and overseeing JV capital relationships. He works across Lowe’s investment platforms, which include real estate-related operating businesses and value-add, opportunistic, and ground-up development for hotel, resort, residential, commercial, and mixed-use properties. Andy has helped the company source, structure, entitle, implement and/or capitalize over $4 billion of projects. Andy enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children as well as playing basketball.
Shirli leads design and development services for CoralTree Hospitality Group. Her wealth of experience includes more than 30 years of involvement with both high-end interior architectural design and project management. She works with owners and property teams on hotel planning and development, and plays a key role in business development where she creates programs, visions and budgets for potential acquisitions and then advises on implementation of the chosen strategy/direction/repositioning. Working on projects ranging from small hotel renovations to comprehensive repositioning to ground up hotels, Shirli has touched all hospitality project types. Education: University of Cincinnati. BS; University of Texas’ Architectural History & Theory program
Colin leads project management activities for current projects and assists in analyzing future pipeline opportunities. Over the past 13 years he has served as Development/ Construction Manager for Alliance Residential and as a Project Manager for CBRE, GLY Construction, and Burnstead Homes. Education: University of Washington, BA; University of Washington, MBA
David oversees commercial construction activities in the Western U.S. He has been involved with the construction and development of over 3.5 million square feet of residential, mixed-use, commercial and industrial projects. In his spare time, David enjoys camping, fishing, sailing, surfing and skiing. Education: California State University, Long Beach, BS
A member of Lowe’s corporate finance department, Anne is focused on special projects involving GAAP basis financial analysis and reporting for commercial real estate. She is a CPA, with over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry across a range of property types. Prior to her current role at Lowe, she held management roles in the parent company and hospitality subsidiary of the company, directing the financial audit and reporting process for corporate, joint venture, investor and property level entities. Prior to joining Lowe, she served in various accounting management positions in both public accounting and private industry. Anne is an avid reader, and enjoys mountain biking and hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains. Education: University of California at Los Angeles, BA.
T.J. leads the Colorado operations of Hospitality at Work, Lowe’s hospitality-inspired commercial property management platform, as well as the Company’s building engineering and brokerage operations in Denver, CO. Throughout his career, T.J. has been involved in the investment, development, management, financing, and disposition of over $1 billion worth of commercial real estate. Prior to Lowe, T.J. was the President of RISE Commercial, a leading CRE service provider based in Denver, CO (Lowe acquired RISE in 2019). Earlier in his career, T.J. served as the Director of Acquisitions and Asset Management at Baron Properties.
Based in Denver, T.J. and his family can often be found cruising down one of Colorado’s famous ski hills. Education: Colorado State University. B.A. in Economics.
Jesse leads acquisitions and is involved in development management in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. He is involved in all aspects of Lowe’s business development process, including sourcing, underwriting, due diligence, and capital raising. Jesse has a decade of institutional real estate investment experience across various asset classes, including for-sale residential, multifamily, office, and industrial. Previously, Jesse held investment and asset management roles at AIG Global Real Estate where he led the underwriting and management of nearly $2 billion in real estate assets. Jesse is a California licensed real estate broker, a ULI San Francisco Capital Markets Co-Chair and NAIOP member. Jesse enjoys international travel and outdoor adventures. Education: University of California, Santa Barbara, BA; University of California, Berkeley, MBA
Jeff is a member of the project management team for Lowe and played a key role in the most recent capital improvements at Wild Dunes Resort. Called to action by the events on September 11th, he attended the Naval Academy and subsequently served 5 years as an infantry officer in the Marine Corps with 2 all-expenses-paid vacations to Afghanistan. Transitioning in 2013 to construction, he spent 5 years as a superintendent for Pulte Homes in the D.C. area before joining the commercial world in New York. In 2020, he began working for Lowe’s Charleston office as a construction management contractor before joining full time in 2022. Jeff grew up in New Hampshire with a love for hockey and the United States. He and his beautiful wife Rachel, also an Afghanistan veteran, have 4 children and reside on Johns Island. Education: US Naval Academy, BS; Columbia Business School, MBA.
Matt oversees the company’s hospitality and resort development and investment activities. Matt also has responsibility for the company’s resort residential sales and marketing and is a member of Lowe’s Executive Committee. Previously, he was an architect in San Francisco and Los Angeles. He is a past Chair of the Urban Land Institute Recreation Council. Matt has taught real estate development at UCLA. He has been a Boy Scout Assistant Scoutmaster and a frequent coach. Education: Cornell University, BArchitecture; University of California Los Angeles, MBA.
Cameron is responsible for new business development, underwriting, project capitalization and deal structuring for Lowe’s investment platforms in San Diego and Orange County. His focus is on core-plus, value-add, adaptive reuse and ground-up development for commercial, residential, hotel, resort, and mixed-use properties. Prior to Lowe, Cameron worked at Iconiq Capital in San Francisco, CA, and Bill Gates’ Cascade Investment in Kirkland, WA. Cameron swam competitively during his four years at Claremont McKenna College. Education: Claremont McKenna College, B.A. Economics and Masters in Finance
Julie brings more than 30 years of human resources experience to Lowe and CoralTree Hospitality’s People Services. She was Vice President of People Services for the East Region for Two Roads Hospitality/Destination Hotels for two years before transitioning to the CoralTree team. She has represented both individual hotels and multiple properties along the East Coast including Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, S.C. and The Homestead. She also worked for Anheuser Busch – Busch Entertainment and ClubCorp. Julie is a member of the California Association of Hotel and Lodging, Women in Lodging and Guardian Ad Litem in Tampa, Florida. Education: University of South Florida, Tampa, BA
Tom is responsible for Southern California commercial property development, particularly urban infill and mixed-use development. He also leads Lowe’s national retail redevelopment activities. Tom is overseeing development of Ivy Station, a mixed-use property at the Culver City EXPO station and recently completed the Garey Building, a residential/retail property in the downtown LA Arts District. Past projects include the 1.8 million SF Exchange mixed-use development in Hawthorne and over 350,000 SF in Calabasas and Santa Monica. He is a member of ULI, ICSC, US Green Building Council, and a Board Member of the California Business Properties Association. He is past President of the Executive Board of NAIOP SoCal and member of the Corporate Board of Directors. Tom is a USGBC LEED Accredited Professional. Education: University of Southern California, BArchitecture; University of Southern California, MRED
Alec is a highly respected industry professional, dedicated to building on Skye Commercial’s mission of creating a high-touch, customer-focused brokerage firm that will succeed by bringing a model of diversity and teamwork to its engagements. Most recently, Alec was Managing Director and Principal at Ascendant Realty. Previously he was Managing Director of Avison Young’s Denver office, which he opened in December of 2012. Wynne has represented owners and tenants of commercial real estate in markets across the U.S. and globally. During his long career working with major national corporations and institutions, Alec has worked on property sales and lease transactions totaling over 7 million square feet with a value of $3 billion. Education: University of California, Los Angeles, BA