Jim is a Managing Director at Green Street Advisors. He currently leads the firm’s Advisory & Consulting Group, which provides strategic advisory and valuation analysis for commercial real estate investors. At different points during his 20-year Green Street career, he has been lead analyst for a variety of property sectors – malls, strip centers, health care, office, industrial, self-storage, and manufactured home communities. Jim has been quoted widely in the financial media and has been recognized as an All-Star REIT analyst by The Wall Street Journal. He is a member of NAREIT and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Prior to Green Street, Jim worked for 10 years as a real estate investment banker and mortgage lender at Bank of America in Los Angeles and Manufacturers Hanover Trust in New York. He earned his M.B.A. in Finance/Real Estate from Columbia University and his B.A. in Economics from Duke University.