Mr. Smith, based in San Francisco, is one of the founders of
Rockwood and has 48 years of experience in the real estate
industry. Mr. Smith serves on the firm's investment strategy
and research committee.
From 1995 to 2005, Mr. Smith was Chairman of Rockwood and
responsible for the firm's real estate strategy, including the
selection of markets, projects and partners and the timing of
acquisitions and sales.
From 1980 to 1995, Mr. Smith served as Director and Executive Vice
President of Competrol Real Estate Limited, a private real estate
investment company, partner and co-founder of Sullivan Smith &
Kavounas, a real estate investment advisor, and co-manager of
RAR/CREL. Mr. Smith also advised on Olayan real estate investment
in the U.K., New Zealand and Australia.
Mr. Smith was previously with Mobil where he served as President
of Redwood Shores in California and Chairman of Reston Land
Corporation in Virginia. While with Mobil, Mr. Smith also
advised on projects in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including
Mei Foo in Hong Hong. In addition, Mr. Smith previously
worked with Grosvenor on development projects in England and
Mr. Smith received his BSC degree from the University of London
in Urban Estate Management and is a member of the Urban Land