Principal – Chief Investment Officer
John is responsible for all company activities with a primary focus on investment strategy, product development, portfolio management, compliance, and client relations. His current focus is strategy execution for Penwood’s series of industrial property value creation funds and the Penwood U.S. Industrial Separate Account. Previously, John worked as Managing Director, Head of Product Development for CIGNA. He was the portfolio manager in charge of value-creation and separate accounts and a member of the Executive Committee. He managed portfolios in both value-creation and core real estate funds for large public and corporate pension plans. John is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Urban Land Institute, Pension Real Estate Association and Cornell University’s Real Estate Council. John is also a member of NAIOP’s Investment Management II Forum. He received a B.A. from Bowdoin College and an M.B.A. from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management.