James B. Peterson, Jr. has been active in the real estate industry for over fifteen years. As a Principal at Pioneer Acquisitions, James has overseen the acquisition of over 2,000 residential units and multiple retail assets across dozens of transactions.
From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Peterson was responsible for deal origination, transactions, and asset management at Thor Equities, a global real estate investment and development firm. On the transaction side, he closed over $180 million in urban retail and mixed-use acquisitions.
In addition to his experience with real estate finance and management, James spent five years as a project manager with a design / build firm in Chicago focusing on significant construction and development projects.
James earned a Masters of Business Administration at the New York University Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science, Engineering from the University of Michigan.