Senior Vice President
Trammell Crow Company
As SVP, Mr. Andersen focuses on Multifamily development opportunities throughout Southern California. Currently, Jim is focusing on a 355 unit project in Downtown Los Angeles, LA Plaza, as well as a 550 unit development in Pasadena, and a 325 unit residential tower in San Jose adjacent to the Diridon Transit Center.
Prior to joining Trammell Crow Company, Mr. Andersen served as the President of NMS Properties, leading the organization from 2008 when his tenure began as the company’s Chief Operating Officer, through June, 2013. A 29-year real estate industry veteran, Mr. Andersen oversaw all aspects of NMS Properties from finance and asset management to development. Prior to joining NMS Properties, Mr. Andersen spent 12 years as Senior Vice President and Partner at Legacy Partners where he was responsible for operations, acquisitions and development activities in the Southern California, Nevada and Arizona markets. Prior to Legacy Partners, Mr. Andersen served as Chief Financial Officer for Bay Apartment Communities, a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust, and the predecessor to Avalon Bay. Mr. Andersen also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Trammell Crow Company’s Northwest Region. Mr. Andersen holds a B.S. Degree from Loyola Marymount University. He is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI).