Mr. Skillings, based in Los Angeles, is a Managing Partner of
Rockwood and has 21 years of experience in the real estate
industry. Mr. Skillings serves on various portfolio management and
investment committees, as well as the firm's Management Committee
and the Investment Strategy and Research committee.
Mr. Skillings is responsible for co-heading portfolio and asset
management along with Mr. Kaye. Mr. Skillings is the Portfolio
Manager of Funds IX and X and therefore has overall responsibility
for the portfolio management initiatives with respect to such
funds, including fund composition and asset management, fund and
asset capitalization, and disposition activities. Prior to becoming
a Portfolio Manager, Mr. Skillings was responsible for originating,
structuring and underwriting new investment opportunities and
managing Rockwood's assets in the western United States.
Prior to re-joining Rockwood in 2006 to help open Rockwood's Los
Angeles office, Mr. Skillings was a principal in a boutique real
estate development company where he focused on the acquisition of
retail and mixed-use properties in Southern California. Prior
to that, Mr. Skillings worked in Rockwood's San Francisco office
where he was responsible for the asset management and disposition
of office, retail, light industrial and land assets on the West
Coast. Before joining Rockwood, Mr. Skillings worked at EY
Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group.
Mr. Skillings received a Bachelor of Business Administration
with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and a
Masters of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern
California. Mr. Skillings is a member of Urban Land
Institute, International Council of Shopping Centers and NAIOP.