Mr. Kelly has over 30 years experience in Real Estate Development and Construction primarily focusing on multi-family assets. Prior, Mr. Kelly worked for 12 years as First Vice President of Equity Residential where he was responsible for all development and construction activity in the Southeast from 2005 to 2012. As part of Equity’s acquisition of Archstone in 2012, Mr. Kelly relocated to San Francisco where he oversaw the development of over 2,700 units from 2012 to 2017. Prior to Equity, Mr. Kelly worked for Pritzker Realty Group and JPI. Mr. Kelly has developed high rise, podium and garden product in a variety of different development mixes including mixed use and TND communities. In his career Jim has developed over 12,000 rental apartment and condominium units with a total value of over $3B.
Mr. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.