Press Release: JPI Hires New Senior Vice President and Capital Partner
Irving, Texas (August 29, 2016) – JPI, a leader in the development of Class A multi-family housing, is proud to announce Joe Samford as the newest addition to the executive team. Mr. Samford will start as the senior vice president and capital partner at JPI on August 29th.
“It’s an exciting time for JPI as we continue to expand our company and operations to meet our goal of being recognized by our associates, residents and investors as the #1 residential company in the markets we serve,” said JPI Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Bobby Page. “Mr. Samford possesses an unrivaled level of capital markets expertise and the right character, work ethic and leadership skills we strive for in all our associates.”
Under the direction of the Managing Regional Partners, Mr. Samford will provide investment services, including sourcing and negotiating debt transactions for the region. He will be responsible for coordinating and collaborating with C-suite level financial leadership and regional team leaders to facilitate the management of JPI’s debt strategies and relationships.
Prior to joining the JPI team, Mr. Samford worked for 11 years with Regions Bank and AmSouth, and for 21 years with JPMorgan Chase, Bank One and MBank. He has more than 34 years of experience in commercial real estate finance and holds a diverse professional background that includes commercial banking, commercial real estate lending and accounting. Mr. Samford is a current member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a previous member of the ULI, NAIOP, the Central Dallas Association’s Downtown Housing Committee and the City of Highland Village Planning and Zoning Commission. He also has served as a Board Member on The Real Estate Council and The Real Estate Council Foundation.
JPI is a national developer, builder and investment manager of Class A multifamily assets in select US markets, headquartered in Texas, with offices in California, Arizona and New York. With a 30-year history of successful developments throughout major US markets and an unparalleled depth of industry-specific experience, JPI stands among the most active privately held real estate companies in the country. JPI’s executive leadership team has an average of 25 years of comprehensive experience in multifamily developments – ranging from low density garden apartments, mid to high density wrap and podium projects, student living housing projects, mixed-use and high rise developments. The firm offers investment management, pre-development, underwriting, marketing and asset management services as well as construction, financial and administrative services. To learn more about JPI, please visit www.JPI.com.