Executive VP -
James E. McGill is the Executive Vice President of Industrial for CA Ventures. He played a large role in CA Industrial’s inception in June 2018.
Prior to joining CA Ventures, Jim was Managing Director, Central Region Capital Deployment for Prologis, Inc. and was responsible for all Capital Deployment activities within the Central Region. Jim was responsible for the completion of $1.05B of development projects including 21 Build-to-Suit projects totaling 12.9M square feet. In addition, his team acquired over $700M of core and value add properties.
Prior to Prologis, Jim joined AMB in 2004 as Senior Vice President, Development, and established the Midwest and Pacific Northwest development team. During this time, his team constructed over 4M square feet of industrial product and deployed over $475M of capital in Chicago, Dallas, Seattle and the Central Valley. Previously, Jim spent eight years at McShane Company, where he held the position of Executive Vice President, Development.His responsibilities included developing and managing more than 2.5M square feet of industrial properties with a market value in excess of $110M and more than 1M square feet of office properties with a value in excess of$150M.
Jim is a member of the Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE), the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and the National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP). He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from Iowa State University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Iowa.
Chief Development Officer
As Chief Development Officer of CA Ventures, Sean is responsible for leading all development and construction activities across CA’s Student Living, Senior Housing and Multifamily verticals.
Sean plays an active role in determining CA’s risk management, pre-development, entitlement and construction implementation strategies – bringing this comprehensive perspective as a member of CA Ventures Investment Committee.
Sean’s leadership role includes bridging the acquisitions, development and construction teams to support interdepartmental collaboration and efficiency in a continual effort to integrate consistent implementation protocol and delivery quality to all CA developments.
During Sean’s 20+ year development career, he has been involved with over 10MM square feet of industrial, 2MM square feet of office, 500K square feet of retail and over 2,500 units of multifamily and student housing development.
Immediately prior to joining CA, Sean was the Vice President and General Manager of Opus Development Company, where he managed development and construction initiatives across all sectors – including multifamily, industrial, office, retail as well as led Opus’ national student housing development platform.
Sean holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from Purdue University. In addition, Sean serves on Purdue University’s Presidential Council, Purdue University’s Civil Engineering Advisory Board and is a board member for Catholic Charities of Chicago.