Vice President of Land Acquisitions
Ian joined Vista Residential Partners in 2022 as Vice President of Land Acquisitions and oversees land acquisition and due diligence for Vista Real Estate Partners. In this role, Ian is responsible for sourcing, entitling, and providing both preliminary market analysis and financial underwriting for multi-family development sites across the country. Ian brings 18 years of both Acquisitions and onsite Property Management experience to Vista Partners and his Acquisitions experience spans multiple diverse geographic markets across the country.
Prior to joining Vista Residential Partners, Ian was most recently, the Vice President – Acquisitions for Cleveland, OH based GCI Residential, where, in his 14-year tenure with the organization, he held multiple roles, including the management of over 1500 apartment units. His primary role however, for the past 9 years, involved the acquisition and entitlement of land for the construction of over 5,000 apartments and mixed-use developments in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Ohio and Michigan.
Ian received his B.S. from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, with a major in Finance and minor in Urban and Regional Analysis. He received his M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Graaskamp Center for Real Estate with a concentration in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics. Ian maintains both NC and OH Real Estate Broker Licenses.