West coast focused. Regionally located.
With over 300 employees strategically spread across our regional offices, Schnitzer Properties’ experienced regional executive team averages over 20 years of experience in their respective markets. Schnitzer Properties’ corporate office in Portland centralizes staff members in corporate accounting, tax management, human resources management, legal, information technology, and finance, while the regional offices are staffed with experienced leasing managers, property managers, accounting managers, and maintenance staff to provide immediate and best-in-market response to the needs of their tenants. Schnitzer Properties’ believes this decentralized strategy is essential in sourcing, acquiring, adding value, and successfully managing our real estate assets. This hands-on accessibility means tenants and multi-family residents enjoy prompt, industry-leading service.
Jordan D. Schnitzer
Jordan D. Schnitzer, President
Native Oregonian and President of Schnitzer Properties, Jordan D. Schnitzer, runs the Portland-based real estate acquisition, development and management company started by his father in 1950. He is a 1973 graduate of the University of Oregon and in 1976 received his doctorate degree from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College.
In addition to his role as CEO at Schnitzer Properties, Jordan is also Director of the Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation and has served on over 31 civic and cultural boards including the Portland Art Museum, the Japanese Garden Society of Oregon, the High Desert Museum in Bend, and the Friends of Astoria Column, to name a few. Following his family’s commitment to support art and culture, Jordan has created one of the nation’s largest contemporary print collections, which is shared with the public through the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation.
He and his Family Foundation have funded and organized over 100 exhibitions of art from his collection which have traveled to over 100 museums, including the recent Andy Warhol exhibition at the Portland Art Museum with a record-breaking attendance of over 101,000 visitors. The Foundation also supports numerous outreach programs that enhance and educate the community about the importance of the arts.
SVP, Chief Financial Officer
Ryan Irwin, SVP, CFO
As Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Schnitzer Properties, Ryan Irwin is responsible for all aspects of corporate finance operations, treasury management, accounting, IT, lender relationship management, risk management and financing of the company’s commercial real estate portfolio, acquisitions, construction, and redevelopment projects.
Ryan joined Schnitzer Properties in 2004 and his work brings over 20 years of real estate finance, retail, and development experience with the successful completion of over $3 billion in financing transactions with commercial lenders, banks, and life insurance companies. Prior to joining Schnitzer Properties, Ryan held real estate finance positions with Limited Brands in Columbus, Ohio, and Gap Inc. in San Francisco, California.
Ryan’s education consists of a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Relations from the University of California, Davis and a Master’s in International Policy Studies from Stanford University. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and is on the advisory board of the Institute for Youth Success at Education Northwest (formerly Oregon Mentors), a Portland-based non-profit dedicated to expanding mentoring and strengthening youth development organizations in Oregon.
SVP, HR & Risk Management
Rojita Raghubansh, SVP, HR & Risk Management
Rojita Raghubansh joined Schnitzer Properties in 2015 and currently serves as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Risk Management. She is responsible for providing human resources and risk management services throughout the company’s portfolio.
Prior to joining Schnitzer Properties, she was the Director of Human Resources for a multi-state, multi-site senior housing company focused on providing independent living, assisted living and memory care for seniors. Rojita has extensive experience in talent acquisition, strategic planning, leadership development, succession planning, employee relations, organizational development, employee retention and risk management. Her passion for talent development fosters an environment of collaboration, which drives results.
She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources from Portland State University and a professional designation of Senior Professional in Human Resources from Society of Human Resources.
SVP, Seattle Regional Manager
Rob Aigner, SVP, Regional Manager, Seattle
Rob has been an active leader in the Puget Sound Area commercial real estate industry for over 35 years. Rob joined Schnitzer Properties in 2006 and oversees the Seattle Region, which includes over two million square feet of office, industrial, and retail space. Prior to joining Schnitzer Properties, Rob was the Executive Managing Director overseeing the Puget Sound Region offices with Colliers International while also serving on the Colliers International Board of Directors. Prior to running the Colliers regional operations, he led CBRE’s Puget Sound offices as its Managing Director for 8 years. His introduction to the business came as an industrial salesperson, working on the Eastside during the 1980s.
Rob is actively involved with a number of industry and community organizations where he serves in leadership roles. Rob is a graduate of the University of Washington with a BS degree in Zoology, and where he sits on the advisory board of the Runstad School of Real Estate.
SVP, Portland Regional Manager
Steve Roselli, SVP, Regional Manager, Portland
Steve Roselli began his real estate career with CB Commercial in 1985, working with brokerage, management, and information services in both the Bellevue and Seattle offices. He joined Schnitzer Properties in 1996, where he is Portland Regional Manager, responsible for all office and industrial operations and leasing in Portland. Prior to joining Schnitzer Properties, he spent six years with SUHRCO Management and Development as Vice President & Director of Brokerage and Leasing in Bellevue. Steve received his Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Washington and is currently on the Board of Directors of Portland Business Alliance and Portland State University’s Real Estate Advisory Board. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Portland’s Commercial Association of Realtors and is past President of the Oregon Chapter of NAIOP, as well as Director of Oregon for NAIOP International.
SVP, San Francisco Regional Manager
Eric Stein, SVP, Regional Manager, San Francisco
Eric joined Schnitzer Properties in 2011 with over 25 years of real estate experience and an MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. In his previous role as Director, Space and Property Management at the prestigious California Pacific Medical Center, Eric oversaw a 65-building portfolio with over 400 tenants and 65 employees. He currently serves as Chair of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Codes Committee.
SVP, Sacramento / East Bay Regional Manager
John Shorey, SVP, Regional Manager, Sacramento
SVP, Las Vegas Regional Manager
Reed Gottesman, SVP, Las Vegas Regional Manager
As the Senior Vice President and Las Vegas Regional Manager, Reed Gottesman oversees over 10 million-square-foot portfolio of commercial parks and a staff of 50 employees serving 1,900 tenants throughout Southern Nevada. Before joining Schnitzer Properties, Reed was an industrial broker in the South Bay port market of Los Angeles with CBRE. He began his professional career on Wall Street as a NASDAQ Market Maker in 1997 with Deutsche Bank Capital Markets. Reed is a graduate of the University of Maryland.
Reed currently serves on the Executive Board of Directors for NAIOP Southern Nevada and is the Board Liaison to the Programs Committee. He is also a member of the NAIOP National Marketing & Leasing Forum. Reed is married to Tonya, and is the proud father of three beautiful girls: Cassidy, Kennedy, and Becker.
SVP, San Diego / Arizona Regional Manager
Bill Rodewald, SVP, Regional Manager, San Diego
Bill Rodewald began his commercial real estate career in 1980 as an office leasing specialist with Grubb and Ellis, moving to Colliers International in 1982. Before joining Schnitzer Properties in 2002, he was a member of Colliers’ US Board of Directors and served as Executive Managing Director of its Southwest Region. Bill is responsible for managing Schnitzer Properties’ San Diego and Arizona regions. He earned his marketing degree from San Diego State University and serves on the San Diego SIOR chapter board. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the San Diego chapter of NAIOP.
SVP, Retail South
Michael Corbitt, SVP, Retail
Mike Corbitt joined Schnitzer Properties in 2000. He spearheaded the 47-acre, 550,000 square foot South Shore Center redevelopment project in Alameda located on the San Francisco Bay. Managing day-to-day operations and leasing, he also was instrumental in obtaining the required entitlements for this major redevelopment project. After 10 years and more than 350,000 square feet of new leases, the $85M redevelopment sold for $181M to German-owned Jamestown Properties. Mike now directs the Retail Division which currently includes over 2.2 million square feet of property throughout the West Coast. Before working at Schnitzer Properties, Mike worked for Trammel Crow in their Foster City office and is a longtime active member of ICSC.
SVP, Retail North
Jay Fetherston, VP, Retail Acquisition and Development
His transaction experience spans the acquisition of over 100 commercial properties and includes redevelopment and repositioning retail shopping centers and malls with financial, construction, legal, and environmental considerations.
Jay’s specific specialty areas include redeveloping retail, value-add, medical office building (MOB), green building, site planning, historic buildings, construction management, defects resolution, environmental remediation, in-house counsel, contract negotiation and documentation, financial analysis and underwriting, due diligence, structuring debt, and equity.
Prior to Schnitzer Properties, Jay served as a commercial real estate acquisition and redevelopment professional applying a private sector skill-set to Transit Oriented Development along Phoenix’s expanding light rail corridors to create Economic Development along light rail, utilizing both publicly and privately owned properties. In previous roles including ScanlanKemperBard Companies and MBK Northwest, Jay acquired and redeveloped retail properties and redeveloped centers to serve the customers and communities as retail evolves.
Jim Sather, SVP, Development
Jim Sather joined Schnitzer Properties in 2015 as Senior Vice President of Development focused on providing development and construction management services throughout the company’s portfolio. Jim brings over 30 years of experience in commercial construction and development. Prior to joining Schnitzer Properties, Jim spent 19 years at Howard S. Wright, a leading West Coast contractor and subsidiary of Balfour Beatty Construction, a national contractor operating throughout the United States. During Jim’s tenure at Howard S. Wright, he held numerous positions including Project Executive, Vice President/Manager of the Special Projects Group, and ultimately President of the Oregon Division from 2012-2014. His experience includes all aspects of commercial construction including initial design management through project completion. Jim holds a Construction Engineering Management degree from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon and has served on the Board of Directors for NAIOP Oregon Chapter.
VP, Leasing, San Diego / Arizona
Alex Aboud, VP, Leasing
Alex Aboud joined Schnitzer Properties in 2013 and is responsible for leasing the company’s San Diego portfolio, consisting of over 400 tenants in 1.7 million square feet of office, flex and industrial space. Additionally, Alex oversees the leasing and asset management of Schnitzer Properties’ Phoenix and Tucson portfolios, totaling 700,000 square feet. Alex has 18 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry and is a licensed California real estate broker.
Alex has worked as both a Leasing Director and Property Manager in San Diego and Orange County, and has assisted in the underwriting, development, and acquisition of over 1 million square feet of commercial multi-tenant properties during his career. He is also responsible for tenant improvement and capital projects of over $1 million in size. Alex holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland.
VP, Regional Leasing
Steve Barragar, VP, Director of Leasing
As Regional Leasing Director, Steve Barragar leads the Portland leasing efforts for the 3.5 million square feet of office and industrial buildings that make up the diverse Portland Region Portfolio. With over 20 years of commercial real estate experience, Steve was an industrial real estate broker with Colliers International and previously Grubb & Ellis. He was ranked by Co-Star Group among Portland’s 2004 top 20 brokers based upon industrial leasing transaction volume prior to joining Schnitzer Properties in 2005. Steve received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Puget Sound. He is past president of the NAIOP Oregon Chapter and is a licensed principal real estate broker in the State of Oregon.
VP, Operations Manager, East Bay
Monica Graham, VP, Operations Manager, East Bay
Monica Graham joined Schnitzer Properties in 2005 and oversees operations in the East Bay region. In addition, she manages two multi-tenanted full-service office parks consisting of seven buildings. Monica oversees a highly skilled engineering and administrative group, as well as all third-party contracts ranging from custodial services and food service to tenant improvement and capital projects.
Appointed as a member of the company-wide Operations Leadership Group, Monica helps develop and implement best practices, lead training initiatives, and strives for excellence in all areas of management.
Monica is an active member of BOMA and CREW-East Bay. She also holds a Real Property Administrator (RPA®) designation.
Maya Hausmann, CPM, LEED GA
VP, Operations, San Diego
Maya Hausmann, VP of Operations, San Diego
Maya Hausman has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry and began her career managing Class A office buildings in downtown Boston, including the Boston Celtics headquarters. During her career, she won three local and regional BOMA The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) awards and established the San Diego regional office of a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). Maya joined Schnitzer Properties in 2004 as a Property Manager in San Diego. She took a brief break from the company between 2010-2019 to raise her family. She now oversees the operations for 2.7 million square feet in the San Diego Region, which also includes the Utah and Arizona portfolios.
Maya studied Economics, Finance and Public Policy at Simmons University, Boston. She holds a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) designation, as well as the LEED GA designation.
VP Senior Counsel, Retail
Diana Hodge, Senior Counsel, Retail
Diana Hodge joined Schnitzer Properties in 2005 and represents the company in all facets of retail leasing transactions, including letter of intent and lease negotiations, tenant disputes, construction and delivery schedules, and other related retail leasing matters. For over 23 years, Diana has focused her law practice on retail leasing and has negotiated hundreds of leases with national, regional, and local retailers. After serving two years as a judicial law clerk for Judge Edmonds of the Oregon Court of Appeals, she worked for 10 years in private practice in Portland, Oregon, with McEwen Gisvold, et al. , representing the Oregon Public Employee’s Retirement Fund in commercial leasing matters involving retail, office, and industrial properties. Diana joined Hollywood Video’s legal department in 2004 and negotiated leases and related documents on behalf of the national tenant that had over 2,000 stores nationwide. For the past 12 years at Schnitzer Properties, Diana has successfully negotiated leases with many national anchor tenants, including Whole Foods Market, Nordstrom Rack, Best Buy, Ross, Petsmart, Golf Galaxy, TJ Maxx, Bed Bath & Beyond, Kohl’s, Borders, Dollar Tree, Petsmart, Old Navy, and Starbucks.
VP, Property Controller
Ed Kanter, VP, Property Controller
Edward Kanter joined Schnitzer Properties in 1996 and is currently responsible for the property accounting and reporting of the Company’s portfolio of 24 million square feet of industrial, office, retail, and construction and redevelopment projects. Edward brings years of property management experience with both fee and owner managed properties, as well as real estate syndication and investor reporting.
Edward’s most recent positions prior to joining Schnitzer Properties were at Mackenzie Patterson, Inc., a real estate investment company, and RPS Management Company, a national and privately-owned real estate owner, manager, and syndicator of low-income housing units. Edward earned his undergraduate degree from the University of West Florida and is a CPA licensed in California.
VP, Chief Information Officer
Kyriacos Kitsis, Chief Information Officer
As the Chief Information Officer of Schnitzer Properties, Kyriacos Kitsis is leading the organization’s technology strategy and is responsible for executing strategic and tactical information technology initiatives that align with the mission of the company. Kyriacos is known for his expertise in building high performance IT Organizations and brings 28 years of experience in Information Technology from both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining Schnitzer Properties in 2015, Kyriacos held senior technology leadership positions with AirTouch Cellular, Sony Pictures Entertainment, County of Ventura, and the State of Oregon.
Kyriacos serves on the Board of Directors of Portland Festival Symphony (PFS), a professional symphony orchestra that has brought classical music concerts to neighborhood parks since 1981. The orchestra is composed of 65 of Portland’s finest classical musicians. PFS performs a series of free concerts in the summer at public parks throughout the city. Each season, over 15,000 people enjoy Portland Festival Symphony concerts.
Kyriacos received an Associate degree in Computer Science from Cyprus College, a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Central Oklahoma, a Master in Business Administration from Pepperdine University, and a Certificate for completing the one-year Executive Program in Management at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.
VP, Operations & Leasing, Las Vegas
Amanda McCauley, VP, Leasing & Operations, Las Vegas
Amanda McCauley joined Schnitzer Properties in 2013 and is responsible for the leasing and management of the Speedway and North Las Vegas portfolios, totaling over 2.5 million square feet and growing. Amanda has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry working in both residential and commercial real estate. Prior to working with Schnitzer Properties, Amanda worked in leasing and property management in the Chicagoland area and Beverly Hills.
Amanda is a graduate of DePaul University and is an active member of both NAIOP and BOMA.
VP, Senior Counsel
Jeff Nudelman, VP, Senior Counsel
Before coming to Schnitzer Properties in 2008, Jeff was in the private practice of law in Portland, Oregon for more than twenty years. During that time, he was the leader of the Corporate and Business Practice Group of one of Oregon’s largest law firms and worked on several high profile real estate developments in and around the Northwest. In 2006, Jeff became General Counsel to one of the nation’s largest building material suppliers. After attending the University of Oregon and the Lewis and Clark Law School, Jeff served as an aide to a U.S. congressman. A fourth-generation Oregonian, Jeff has led and served on numerous boards of not-for-profit organizations, coached youth baseball and basketball, and received the University of Oregon’s Jeanne Johnson Alumni Service Award. He currently serves the community on the Boards of the following organizations: Friends of the Children, Greater Portland Hillel, University of Oregon Portland Council, Peninsula One Drainage District, and the TCU Parents Association.
VP, Senior Counsel, Acquisitions
Wes Raborn, Counsel, Acquisitions
Wes Raborn, Senior Counsel, Acquisitions, represents Schnitzer Properties in complex real estate transactions. Since joining the company in 2015, he has successfully closed over $1 billion in real estate purchases in six western states. In addition, Wes negotiates commercial industrial leasing and development agreements throughout Schnitzer Properties’ extensive and mixed portfolio of tenants.
Prior to joining Schnitzer Properties, Wes served as Vice President & General Counsel at Shilo Inns from 2009-2014 with attention to all company-owned hotels, restaurants, management and holding companies, and their respective employees in ten states. During his tenure at Shilo, Wes was instrumental in selling over twenty hotels and provided legal and business counsel related to financing, real estate, and corporate transactions. Wes also worked in private practice for several years wherein he engaged multifaceted business and real estate transactions.
VP, Seattle Region
Delilah Richman, Regional VP, Seattle
Delilah Richman began her 25+ year commercial real estate career with LaSalle Partners in 1987, managing Class A Office and Retail product in Minneapolis, MN. She was an active member of the national elite “LaSalle Swat Team”, launching new office towers, training new staff, and setting up new office locations as additional Class A buildings came on board. With a relocation and promotion, she moved to the Northwest overseeing their Class A Office and Retail in Seattle, WA.
She joined Schnitzer Properties’ Seattle Region in 1998 and now manages the regional staff, operations, and leasing of its 2.1 million-square-foot office/industrial, 494+ multi-tenant portfolio. Delilah has successfully integrated ten acquisitions, comprising of more than 50 buildings, into the Seattle portfolio and has supported the corporate headquarters acquisition team in their due diligence investigations for future project procurements.
Delilah is an active member and has served on NAIOP committees, BOMA, CREW, and the Board of Directors for the Seattle South Park Business Association. Delilah currently serves on CREW’s Puget Sound Mentoring Program, which was established in the winter of 2017. She also completed the 9-month CREW Leadership Series Program.
VP, Corporate Controller
Keith Rozgo, VP, Corporate Controller
Keith Rozgo joined Schnitzer Properties in 2022 as Vice President, Corporate Controller. Keith has 20+ years of accounting management experience, including spending the past seven years as Corporate Controller for Ness Campbell Crane where he was the senior financial leader managing all financial aspects of their business which has $100MM+ in revenue. Keith is an active CPA and received his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois.
VP, Acquisitions & Development – Arizona Region
Cooper Sutherland, VP, Acquisitions & Development, Arizona Region
Cooper Sutherland is responsible for Schnitzer Properties’ Acquisitions & Development in Phoenix, AZ. Prior to joining Schnitzer Properties in 2022, Cooper held various management positions over a 20-year career in development, acquisition, asset management, and leasing. Cooper has an undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and is a licensed Arizona real estate broker. He served as co-chairman on the 2010-2011 NAIOP Night at The Fights and was one of the founding members of the Steering Committee for the Developing Leaders for NAIOP in AZ. He also served on the Executive Council for the Boys and Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix.
Angela Williams, VP, Finance
Angela Retz Williams joined Schnitzer Properties in 2013. As a member of the Finance team, Angela is responsible for managing lender relationships and financing the company’s commercial real estate portfolio and construction projects.
Angela started her career in commercial real estate banking and brings over 13 years of banking experience with various banks where she focused on construction and permanent lending throughout Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Her expertise lies in project feasibility underwriting, financial analysis, and relationship management. Angela is a Portland native and a graduate of Portland State University.
Rob Mecklenborg, Senior Counsel
Rob Mecklenborg, Senior Counsel, represents Schnitzer Properties on a wide variety of real estate and corporate matters. Throughout his career, Rob has played an integral role in many large, complex projects, including the development and financing of office buildings, industrial facilities, multi-family and mixed-use projects, senior housing, shopping centers, and corporate headquarters. Rob has extensive experience in assisting clients on project finance matters, development, joint ventures, acquisition and disposition, construction agreements, public-private partnerships, and leasing.
Prior to joining Schnitzer Properties, Rob was in the private practice of law for ten years, where he worked on many high profile development projects. Rob’s education consists of a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Miami University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.
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