John Santry is the Executive Vice President, Real Estate and leads the real estate team within Shopoff Realty Investments. He has over 20 years of real estate development experience and his depth of experience includes all facets of residential development and acquisition including site selection, due diligence, market research analysis, contract negotiation, financial modeling and development analysis, as well as project entitlement, design consultant team management and project financing. His expertise also includes construction oversight, property management oversight, asset management, and property dispositions.
Prior to joining Shopoff Realty Investments in 2013, Mr. Santry was a principal with Santry Development LLC, a company he founded in 2009, where he pursued acquisition and development opportunities, as well as assisted a variety of clients with real estate consulting needs and development project management. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Santry was vice president of the apartment division for Intracorp, where he created the apartment development and acquisition platform for Intracorp’s Southern California office. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Santry served as the regional partner for JLB Partners, establishing the Southern California office, which was one of seven regional offices. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Santry was a regional vice president and development partner with Legacy Partners.
Before moving to Southern California in 2003, Mr. Santry resided in Dallas, Texas and was the regional development manager for JPI Development’s Texas region. He has participated at various professional levels in the entitlement, development, construction, lease-up and disposition of approximately 15,000 residential units in Texas, Colorado and Southern California. Prior to his career in real estate development, Mr. Santry served four years on active duty as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps.
Mr. Santry holds a B.A. in History from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas and an M.B.A from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.