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Paul “PJ” Charlton joined CenterPoint as Senior Vice President, Investments, in 2015 to oversee the growth of the Company’s East Coast portfolio. He is responsible for executing CenterPoint’s eastern region investment strategy, sourcing and managing local acquisition transactions, and collaborating with the entire regional team to look for new investment opportunities and add value to the existing portfolio.
PJ brings more than a decade of experience in industrial real estate to the Company. Before joining CenterPoint, he served as Principal and Senior Vice President of Investments for KTR Capital Partners. He led the sourcing, negotiation and execution of more than $1 Billion of industrial investment transactions in the Southeast, Southwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.
PJ graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Wake Forest University and earned an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Jim Clewlow has been CenterPoint’s Chief Investment Officer since 2005. His team of more than two dozen employees has acquired $11 billion and sold another $5 billion of industrial real estate since 2010. After working at CBRE for eleven years, Jim joined CenterPoint in 1997 as a Vice President of Acquisitions, Development, and Leasing. In 1999, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Investments and joined the Executive Committee. In 1999, Jim was also appointed Chief Investment Officer of CenterPoint Venture, a joint venture of the Company and CalPERS. The joint venture’s success culminated in CalPERS acquiring CenterPoint in 2006.
Jim is a member of NAIOP and served as President of its Chicago chapter in 2012. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn appointed him to the Illinois Medical District Board of Commissioners, which he served from 2012 to 2016. Jim earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Justin Gallagher is responsible for helping the Central Region Investments team acquire strategic industrial properties in the Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, Denver, and Houston markets. Before joining CenterPoint in 2021, he was Vice President of Acquisitions at Holt Lunsford Commercial, Vice President at Crow Holdings, and an Associate at Goldman Sachs.
Justin earned a degree in Business Economics from Brown University and is a member of the North Texas chapter of NAIOP.
Billy Hanson is an Investment Manager supporting CenterPoint’s national investment strategy working with regional teams to identify and acquire high-quality industrial real estate. He also helps oversee and execute CenterPoint’s dispositions.
Billy worked at Duff & Phelps and Revantage, focusing on Blackstone’s industrial valuations. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois in 2016 and is an active member of the NAIOP National Forums Program.
Tyler Konkal is a Senior Investment Analyst at CenterPoint, responsible for researching, modeling, and executing acquisitions on the West Coast – Greater Los Angeles, San Diego, Oakland, Seattle/Tacoma, and Phoenix. He has assisted the West Region team in closing over $1.0 billion in industrial real estate.
Tyler also worked in acquisitions at Douglas Emmett (NYSE: DEI), a publicly traded office and apartment REIT based in Los Angeles. He graduated from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor of Science in finance and is an active member of SoCal NAIOP and ULI.
Will Lagomarsino is an Investment Analyst for CenterPoint’s West Region, responsible for researching, modeling, and executing acquisitions along the coast. He joined CenterPoint in April 2021 as an Investment Coordinator.
Will interned at Prologis and LBA Realty in the capital deployment and acquisitions departments. He earned his Bachelor of Science in political economy from UC Berkeley in Fall 2020. Will is an active member of the NAIOP National Forums and is involved with the charitable organizations Aim High and The First Tee Bay Area. He currently serves as Treasurer for the ZANNER Foundation.
Evan Lippow has been CenterPoint’s Senior Vice President of Investments in the West Region since 2020, charged with overseeing the growth of the Company’s portfolio in Seattle, Northern California, and Southern California. He joined CenterPoint in 2017 as Vice President of Investments in the East Region to source and execute new investment and development opportunities in New Jersey, New York City, and Miami.
Evan brings more than a decade of experience in industrial real estate to CenterPoint, participating in approximately $3 billion of industrial investment transactions throughout his career. He graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication and holds a Master of Science in Real Estate from the University of San Diego.
Rives Nolen joined CenterPoint Properties as Senior Vice President, Investments in August 2020 to oversee the growth of the Company’s Central Region portfolio. He is responsible for executing CenterPoint’s Central Region investment strategy, sourcing and managing local acquisition transactions and collaborating with the entire regional team to identify new investment opportunities and add value to the existing portfolio. Before joining CenterPoint, Rives was Senior Vice President with InSite Realty Partners, a Houston-based commercial real estate firm, where he was involved in industrial leasing, development, investment, and brokerage for nearly two decades. He’s a Developer Associate Member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and serves on NAIOP’s Development and Construction Committee. Rives earned an MBA from Rice University in Houston, Texas, and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Laura Petrucci has been with CenterPoint Properties since 2005. She focuses on recruitment, training, and process, ensuring the consistency of new-hire development and accuracy in underwriting practices. Laura supervises the analytics and approval processes for the Company’s acquisition and disposition of industrial properties nationally. Her responsibilities include identifying, vetting, and processing CenterPoint’s disposition opportunities. She has served as CenterPoint’s Investment Financial Analyst, Investment Manager, Senior Investment Manager, Investment Director, and Vice President of Investments.
Laura was a senior valuation associate at Deloitte and Touche and a real estate consultant at Arthur Andersen. She holds a bachelor’s in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Ashley Vanacore is responsible for helping the West Region team acquire prime infill and port-proximate properties in Southern California, the Bay Area, and Seattle/Tacoma.Before joining CenterPoint in 2021, she worked as a Senior Leasing & Development Representative at Duke Realty Corporation.
Ashley graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in economics and earned her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. She is an active member of the NAIOP SoCal Chapter and the SIOR Los Angeles Chapter.
Bryan Won sources and executes acquisitions in CenterPoint’s East Region, focusing on the Northeast markets. He joined CenterPoint as an Investment Analyst in 2016, assisting with the research, underwriting, and execution of acquisitions. Bryan was an analyst at the Walton Group of Companies and Advance Realty.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Binghamton University in 2012 and is an active member of the NAIOP National Forums. Bryan co-founded REAL (Real Estate Ascending Leaders), a leading institutional real estate networking group for young professionals based in New York City. He currently serves on its Advisory Council.