James has worked directly for the MRP Residential Team for 10 years on Residential and Mixed-use Development and Acquisitions. He managed the construction of the MRP’s first residential building to deliver in Washington, DC, Elevation at Washington Gateway, a 400-unit project that delivered in 2015. Since then, James has overseen the development of over 1.2M SF of ground up residential and is currently taking the lead on MRP’s Buzzard Point project.
Prior to MRP, James traveled through South America where he worked in Buenos Aires while completing a 6-month Spanish immersion program, climbed Aconcagua, 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.
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. 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. James received a B.S. in Sociology and Economics from the University of Colorado, and Master of Real Estate Finance and Development from Georgetown University.