Steve Yeager is the Director of Asset Management at Jamestown.. Prior to joining Jamestown, Mr. Yeager served as Senior Vice President–Principal Investment Manager for Buchanan Street Partners. Formerly with TMW Real Estate Group and Prudential Real Estate Investors for 17 years, he managed and provided direction and focus for the multi-disciplinary functions related to the entire acquisition process for those firms on a national basis. Throughout his career, Mr. Yeager has pursued, acquired and managed over 12 million square feet of commercial real estate with a value in excess of $4 billion including retail, office, industrial and multi-use product.. Mr. Yeager is an active member in the Urban Land Institute and ULI’s Mentor Program and holds a Georgia Real Estate Salesman’s license. He has an ABJ undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and a Master of Real Estate from Georgia State University.
Josh CallahanSenior Vice President
Josh Callahan is a Senior Vice President of Asset Management at Jamestown. Since joining the company in 2014, he has played an integral role in developing a strong Jamestown presence on the West Coast. Prior to joining Jamestown, Mr. Callahan was a Project Manager at Wilson Meany LLC, where he worked on notable redevelopment projects including 140 New Montgomery, and the re-use of Naval Station Treasure Island. Prior to Wilson Meany, he held development and finance roles with Community Housing Developers, a non-profit provider of low-income housing, and Catellus Development Corporation. Mr. Callahan is a volunteer board member for the SF Market, San Francisco’s only wholesale produce market. He received a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science from the Huntsman Program at the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
Eric HinesSenior Vice President
Eric Hines is a Senior Vice President of Asset Management at Jamestown. His focus is on retail assets on the east coast. Before joining the firm, Mr. Hines was Vice President, Acquisitions for Branch Properties where he was responsible for sourcing and underwriting value add grocery anchored retail product in the Southeast. Prior to that, Mr. Hines worked as an Asset Manager at LaSalle Investment Management where he was responsible for asset level strategy and performance of over $1.4 Billion of office, retail and industrial assets totaling over 2.9 Million SF. He received a Bachelor of Arts from University of Richmond in Finance and Leadership Studies and a Master of Science in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University.
John WilsonSenior Vice President
John Wilson is a Senior Vice President of Asset Management at Jamestown. Since joining the company as senior analyst in 2012, he has worked on value creation efforts across a range of retail, office and mixed-use investments with an emphasis on creative office and food-focused retail strategies. Mr. Wilson currently serves as asset manager for Chelsea Market and Ponce City Market. He began his real estate career as an analyst in the public institutions group at Jones Lang LaSalle in Washington, DC, and later worked as a summer associate in the real estate financing group at Goldman Sachs in New York. Mr. Wilson is affiliated with the Urban Land Institute and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Dartmouth College and a Master of Business Administration in Real Estate and Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Alex BenderVice President
Alex Bender is a Vice President of Asset Management at Jamestown. Mr. Bender is primarily focused on assets in New York City. Prior to joining Jamestown, he was a Vice President at Imperial Companies in New York. Mr. Bender joined Imperial Companies after spending five years at SL Green Realty Corp., a New York based real estate investment trust. At SL Green, Mr. Bender was a member of the acquisitions and investments group executing both direct real estate and structured finance transactions. During his career, Mr. Bender has closed over $6.0 billion in debt and equity investments and was actively involved in the development of One Vanderbilt. Prior to joining SL Green, he worked at ING Clarion Capital. Mr. Bender graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Christophe FarberVice President
Christophe Farber is a Vice President of Asset Management at Jamestown. Prior to joining Jamestown, he was Vice President of The Yellin Company in downtown Los Angeles, and acted as Asset Manager for Grand Central Square and its iconic food hall Grand Central Market. Previous to and simultaneous with his position at The Yellin Company, Mr. Farber operated MFI Consulting, with an emphasis on value-add food and beverage experiences. His clients included Jamestown, L.P., Brookfield Properties, Consolidated Investment Group of Denver, Expedia, and Langdon Street Capital. Mr. Farber began his real estate career as a Project Manager for Bettershelter, a boutique design and residential redevelopment company focused on Northeast Los Angeles. Prior to real estate, Mr. Farber spent a decade making bad movies look good as an advertising copywriter in the motion picture industry. Mr. Farber is licensed as a real estate broker in the State of California and is a member of the Urban Land Institute. He received an Artium Baccalaureus in Religion from Princeton University.
Remy MontekoVice President
Remy Monteko is a Vice President of Asset Management at Jamestown. Ms. Monteko’s focus is on waterfront assets in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to joining Jamestown in 2015, she was a Director in the Los Angeles office of HR&A Advisors, a real estate and economic development consulting firm, where she worked on a wide variety of redevelopment projects. Ms. Monteko is an active member of Urban Land Institute’s Young Leaders Group and on the City of Alameda’s Economic Development Advisory Panel. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Barnard College, Columbia University, a Master of Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a Master of Urban Planning from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.
Nikko PolitisVice President
Nikko Politis is a Vice President of Asset Management at Jamestown. Mr. Politis is primarily focused on office, retail and multifamily investments across the east coast. Since joining the company in 2014, he has worked in various capacities including both Asset Management responsibilities for U.S. investments, and also Acquisitions, Asset Management, and Fundraising responsibilities for Jamestown Latin America. Prior to joining Jamestown Mr. Politis worked as an Associate at Starwood Capital Group, and spent a number of years at Jones Lang LaSalle where he executed debt, equity and investment sales transactions as a part of the Real Estate Investment Banking group. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia, where he studied Economics, Commerce and Psychology.
Eric SpencerVice President
Eric Spencer is a Vice President of Asset Management at Jamestown. He joined Jamestown in 2018. Mr. Spencer began his career with ACG Professionals where he coordinated due diligence projects, managed interns, and lead Argus training programs. In 2009, he joined CW Capital Asset Management in Bethesda, MD as an Asset Manager of retail REO properties for two years. After another stint at ACG Professionals doing business development, Mr. Spencer joined JLL in 2013 where he worked for over 5 years as a Vice President of Capital Markets, Retail Investment Sales, brokering the sale of multi-tenant retail shopping centers across the southeast. He received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Communications from Vanderbilt University.
J. Ben GaineySenior Advisor / Asset Management
J. Ben Gainey is a Senior Advisor of Jamestown. Mr. Gainey has been a member of the Asset Management department for over 20 years, working on some of most complex mixed-use assets in Jamestown’s portfolio. He has been focused on value creation in the following property types: urban office and retail primarily located in New York City, and suburban retail including grocery-anchored and power/lifestyle centers in major markets across the country. Mr. Gainey previously worked for the Prudential Insurance Company of America for 15 years. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of West Florida and a Master of Business Administration with a focus in Real Estate from Georgia State University.