Jeff is leading the development and construction of Ivy Station, a $375 million mixed-use project at the Culver City EXPO Station. He also directs all development and construction management activities for resort community and new hospitality projects. He was previously Vice President of Construction for Watt Industries and Ahmanson Commercial Development. He has been involved with the development and construction of more than 15 million square feet of real estate projects of all types. 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
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
Dan is responsible for Lowe’s hospitality, master planned resort communities and commercial development and investment activities in the southeast U.S. and Caribbean. He is involved in all aspects of the development process including sourcing projects, securing entitlements, working closely with the construction and sales and marketing teams and transitioning projects from development to operations. While with Lowe he has been involved in development projects totaling $600 million, most recently overseeing the $100 million condominium and conference center development at Wild Dunes Resort. 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
Sarah is a graduate from Duke University where she earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Structural Engineering, a Architectural Engineering Certificate and a Second major in French Studies. Sarah comes to us from Balfour Beatty where she was Director of Integrated Projects leading their efforts in design management, scheduling, and virtual design and construction (VDC) and BIM.
She and her husband, Tim, have two children, Claudia and Aaron. She practices ashtanga yoga, and on most mornings you can find her on a mat in a headstand or backbend preparing for a day in the trenches.
Ryan manages development projects in the Los Angeles area. Previously, he was a Development Manager at Clarett West Development, playing a pivotal in developing Eastown, a $230 million mixed-use project on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, including financing, construction, marketing, lease-up and operations. Ryan has a proven track record of execution and resourcefulness in acquisitions, development, asset management and dispositions totaling over $1 billion in value including office, retail, multifamily, industrial and hotel product types. He is a member of NAIOP and past USC vs UCLA NAIOP Real Estate Challenge Winner. An avid traveler, Ryan enjoys learning about urban infill real estate developments in nearby cities and internationally. Education: University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, BS; University of Southern California, MBA; MRED
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 leads commercial property development, investment and management in Northern California and the Denver metro area. Among his current projects are a multifamily development in his home town of Oakland, and a mixed-use development for Santa Clara County. During his 16 years with Grosvenor he completed $1 billion of transactions in Northern and Southern California. He is a California licensed professional engineer and active with ULI, serving as co-chairman of the sponsorship committee and board member of the San Francisco District Council. He is a member of NAIOP and ICSC and on the Board of Trustees for Redwood Day School. Alan and his family enjoy annual outings to the Lair of the Golden Bear, a camp for Cal Berkeley alumni. Education: 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.
As construction manager, Ralph provides project team leadership for developments in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. He most recently led the build-to-suit development of the 700,000-square-foot National Science Foundation headquarters in Alexandria, VA. Prior to joining Lowe, he was a Vice President at The Oliver Carr Co., responsible for seven project managers, securing new business, and leading the implementation of the company’s build-to-suit activities. Ralph also has a business consulting background, spending ten years providing strategic planning and implementation services for small to mid-size companies. Ralph and his family enjoy travel and exercise. Education: Indiana University, BS; Finance Certificate from Cornell.
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/Project 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 including 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. Prior to 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 and 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
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 design and tenant engagement services, bringing an increased level of specialized service to commercial office properties across the country. Previously, Daisy was responsible for commercial project development management in Northern California. She is on the Board of Trustees of Calvary Nursery School in San Francisco, and in her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and young children. Education: University of California, Berkeley, BA; Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, 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
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
Vickie is responsible for Western Region commercial property management and leasing. She is a licensed California Real Estate Salesperson and a member of Orange County Building Owners and Managers Association and NAIOP. Vickie enjoys traveling to new destinations and is an avid gardener.
Greg is leading the design and delivery of IDEA1, a multifamily/mixed-use project in downtown San Diego. He also provides guidance and assistance with underwriting and analyzing multifamily and mixed-use business development opportunities in San Diego and Orange County. Greg has extensive experience developing and constructing urban infill residential and mixed-use properties, as well as custom home and luxury resort projects throughout California and the Hawaiian Islands. He most recently served as Director of Purchasing for City Ventures. Previously, he was Director of Development with The Olson Company and Project Manager with Centex Homes and Centex Destination Properties. A licensed California general contractor, Greg enjoys spending time his family and playing lead guitar in a Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Education: San Diego State University, BA
Art manages development projects for the Charleston region including the hotel, marina, and waterfront park expansion at Lowe’s $200 million Charleston Waterfront Hotel project and the expansion project at Wild Dunes Resort. Prior to joining Lowe, he was Project Director at PC Construction, most recently leading preconstruction and construction activities on a 1 million-square-foot mixed-use redevelopment project in downtown Burlington, VT. He is a Texas licensed architect and has been involved with design, construction and development in Seattle, Boston, Detroit, Raleigh, and Burlington/Stowe metropolitan areas including hospitality, resort, residential, retail, corporate office, and, research and development projects in his 30-year career. Art is married with two children and enjoys outings with family and friends, grilling, and sailing. Education: Lawrence Technological University, BS of Architecture
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 and Hawaii. He is currently involved in master planning and entitling a revitalization of the Ka’anapali Resort in Maui. 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 was 2005 Coachella Valley Entrepreneur of the Year and is a former U.S. Army Captain and Vietnam veteran. Ted’s interests include golf, body surfing and free diving. Education: Loyola University of Los Angeles, BS
Pete is leading construction of the hotel and parking structure at Lowe’s $375 million Ivy Station mixed-use project in Culver City. Prior to joining Lowe, he was a Vice President / Project Executive at Lendlease, most recently participating on a 3 million-square-foot project in downtown Los Angeles. He has been involved with the construction and development of over 25 noteworthy real estate projects in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, DC metropolitan areas including hospitality, residential, office, education, retail, medial, heavy and institutional projects in his 35-year career. Pete is married with two grown sons and enjoys hiking, playing with his German Shepard and driving high performance automobiles at road race tracks. Education: Pennsylvania State University, BS Architectural Engineering
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
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
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 and current executive committee member of the San Diego Chapter of NAIOP, and a member of the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers. Mike and his wife Tami enjoy hiking, camping and skiing in the Sierra Mountains. Education: United States Air Force Academy, BS; Chapman University, MBA
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
Over her more than thirty years with Lowe, Cindy has worked in many capacities in accounting and property management. She currently serves as Property Operations Controller, managing the team responsible for accounting and reporting for a commercial portfolio of approximately 3.3 million square feet. Prior to joining Lowe, she was Office Manager/Bookkeeper for the San Diego law firm of Saxon, Alt, Brewer and Kincannon. In her spare time, Cindy has been active with Team in Training for the past 13 years, raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. A resident of Encino, Cindy and her husband enjoy movies, cruises, and their cat Grace. Education: University of California at San Diego, BA
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 NAIOP, the United States Green Building Council, 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. Some noteworthy projects include The Hepburn, the Washington Hilton Restoration, and CityVista in Washington, DC, and the National Science Foundation Headquarters in Alexandria, VA. Prior to joining Lowe, Mark was the Development Executive for Gallery Place in Washington, DC and managed many other major projects including development of the American Red Cross HQ. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, and is Chair of the DC Real Estate fundraising committee for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington. Mark enjoys bicycling, boating and traveling with his family. Education: University of Virginia, BA
Jeanine manages development projects in the Charleston region and is currently involved in Lowe’s expansion project at Wild Dunes Resort and its waterfront hotel in downtown Charleston. Since 2005, Jeanine has been involved in development projects totaling over $2 billion, most recently overseeing hotel projects in Miami, FL. Her experience covers all aspects of hospitality development from inception through handover to operations. Jeanine enjoys spending time with her two dogs, water sports, and traveling the world to experience new cultures, food, and history. Education: Barry University; Florida International University
Andy serves as a Senior Vice President of Lowe, responsible for new business development. He oversees underwriting, capitalization, joint venture structuring and transaction execution for Lowe’s investment activities. Lowe’s strategies include value-added investment, adaptive reuse and ground-up development for hotel, resort, residential, commercial and mixed use properties. Since 2012, Andy has closed more than $1.5 billion of transactions for Lowe. A resident of Santa Monica, he enjoys hiking and pickup basketball. Education: Claremont McKenna, BA
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
Matt is responsible for the company’s hospitality and resort development and value add investment activities. Matt also has responsibility for the company’s resort residential sales and marketing. 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 and is a Board Member of the Mount Saint Mary’s University Business School. He is a Boy Scout Assistant Scoutmaster and a frequent coach. Education: Cornell University, BArchitecture; University of California Los Angeles, MBA
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