James has worked directly for the MRP Residential Team for 8 years on Residential and Mixed-use Development and Acquisitions. James graduated from the University of Colorado with a BS in Sociology and Economics in 2010.
After College James Traveled through South America where he climbed Aconcagua, worked in Buenos Aires while completing a 6 month Spanish immersion program, traveled the coast of Brazil, worked at a hostel while volunteering for a non-profit teaching in a small town near Cartagena, then traveling south through Ecuador, Chile, and back into Patagonia, Argentina.
Upon returning from his time in South America, James attended Georgetown’s Masters in Real Estate Finance and Development while managing the construction of Washington Gateway’s Elevation – a 400-unit project that delivered in 2015 – MRP’s first residential building to deliver in Washington D.C. James received his Masters in Real Estate Finance and Development from Georgetown in 2014.
James is an active member of ULI and has been on the ULI Programs committee for 2 years organizing ULI’s events and programs. James is also involved with ULI mentorship, as a coordinator he works with mentors to plan the mentor events. James also sits on the committee for the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington’s “Youth in Real Estate” Annual Luncheon which raises over $500,000 annually for the BGCGW.