Leadership

 

Joe Mishurda - Headshot
Managing Partner

Joe Mishurda

John Petersen - Headshot
Partner

John Petersen

Jeff hedges North Palisade Partner
Partner

Jeff Hedges

Brian Wong - headshot
Sr. VP of Development

Brian Wong

Pete Williams VP Investment North Palisade Partners
Vice President of Investments

Pete Williams

Managing Partner

Joe Mishurda

Joe Mishurda is Managing Partner at North Palisade Partners, LLC, and has led the capitalization of $200 million of asset value since the company’s inception. During his career, Joe has been involved in the acquisition or development of over $1 billion of commercial real estate investments across various asset classes, including the development over five million square feet of industrial and self-storage product.

Prior to founding North Palisade Partners, Joe was a Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Pacific Industrial, LLC, a firm exclusively focused on industrial real estate. While at Pacific Industrial, Joe raised and structured over $600 million of capital for Pacific Industrial-led investments and formed joint ventures with investors including JP Morgan Asset Management, UBS Realty Investors and STRS Ohio.

Formerly, Joe was a Senior Associate with Integrated Capital, LLC, a hospitality-focused private equity firm with over $300 million of assets under management. While at Integrated Capital, Joe sourced, evaluated, structured and executed real estate investment opportunities including acquisitions, recapitalizations and public-to-private buyouts. Additionally, Joe assisted in the successful closing of the firm’s first institutional private equity fund.

Joe started his career in investment banking, where he advised on mergers and acquisitions in the middle-market consumer products space. He was an advisor to E Street Cold Logistics, LLC, a Los Angeles-based refrigerated warehouse operator, and Summit Ice, LLC, a Salt Lake City-based manufacturer and distributor of packaged ice products.

Joe is a graduate of Wake Forest University (B.S., Analytical Finance and M.S., Accounting) and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (MBA). He is an avid skier and cyclist, and is an instrument-rated private pilot.

Details:Joe Mishurda

Tel:(310) 343-1831

Email:joe.mishurda@northpalisade.com

Partner

John Petersen

John Petersen brings decades of experience in commercial property acquisition, development and management to his role as a Partner at North Palisade Partners, LLC.

John most recently served as Interim President, CEO and COO at PS Business Parks, where he was responsible for overseeing the overall strategic direction of the company and its real estate operations, including managing more than 150 field and staff employees. As COO for 15 years before assuming the President and CEO positions in March 2020, John led the company’s business initiatives and ensured operational excellence. He oversaw leasing and management of the company’s existing portfolio while managing acquisitions and dispositions, and pursuing creative development opportunities.

Prior to PS Business Parks, John served as a Senior Vice President for Equity Office Properties, in Silicon Valley, where he was responsible for 11.3 million square feet of multi-tenant office, industrial, research and development space. Before that, he was a Senior Vice President at Spieker Properties, overseeing the growth of the company’s San Jose portfolio through acquisition and development of nearly three million square feet.

John served as President of National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, Silicon Valley Chapter. He was President of San Jose Silicon Valley Leadership Council, and has served on numerous nonprofit boards.

He is a graduate of The Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and resides with his wife and three children in the Los Angeles area.

Details:John Petersen

Tel:(408) 391-8808

Email:john.petersen@northpalisade.com

Partner

Jeff Hedges

Jeff Hedges is a Partner at North Palisade Partners and brings over 15 years of senior financial leadership and commercial real estate expertise to his role.

Jeff joined the Company after previously serving as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, at PS Business Parks, an NYSE traded real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on owning and operating nearly 30 million rentable square feet of primarily industrial and industrial-flex properties. Prior to joining the PS Business Parks, Jeff served as Senior Vice President, Accounting and Reporting for Invitation Homes (formerly known as Starwood Waypoint Homes), which is also an NYSE traded REIT focused on owning and renting single-family residential real estate in several markets throughout the United States.

Jeff started his career at Ernst & Young, LLP based in San Francisco, California, where he held various titles including Senior Manager in the Transaction Advisory Services practices where he advised private equity, sovereign wealth, and corporate clients on asset and entity level mergers and acquisitions until his departure in 2015.

Jeff is a certified public accountant in the State of California (inactive) and is a graduate of the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University (B.S., Finance) and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (MBA). Jeff currently serves on the Finance Advisory Board of the W.P Care School of Business, Arizona State University, and resides with his wife and three children in the Los Angeles, California area.

Details:Jeff Hedges

Tel:(415) 786-0193

Email:jeff.hedges@northpalisade.com

Sr. VP of Development

Brian Wong

Brian Wong is Sr. VP of Development at North Palisade Partners. Brian has been involved with the acquisition, entitlement and development of over $500 million of residential and commercial developments, including approximately 500,000 SF of self-storage product and over 1,000 homes.

Prior to joining North Palisade Partners, Brian was a Senior Development Manager with Johnson Development Associates, where he focused on the development of self-storage facilities throughout Southern California. Brian was also a Director of Development for Comstock Homes, a Southern California homebuilder where he focused on acquisitions, entitlement and construction of residential subdivisions.

Outside of real estate, Brian held senior-level roles in management consulting. At North Highland, a global management consulting firm, Brian served as the Los Angeles Market Lead with overall P&L responsibility. Brian began his consulting career with Accenture, where he was a Senior Manager in the firm’s Strategy practice.

Brian holds a Master of Real Estate Development and a B.A. in Business Administration, both from the University of Southern California. Brian is a licensed broker and general contractor in the State of California.

Brian lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife and his two young sons.

Details:Brian Wong

Tel:(310) 242-1612

Email:brian.wong@northpalisade.com

Vice President of Investments

Pete Williams

Pete Williams is Vice President of Investments at North Palisade Partners. In his role, Pete is responsible for the sourcing and oversight of industrial development projects in the western region. Over his career, Pete has been involved in the acquisition, due diligence, entitlement, and development of more than $1B of commercial real estate projects across asset classes.

Prior to joining North Palisade Partners, Pete was an Investments Director at American Realty Advisors, where he focused on sourcing acquisitions, developments, and structured finance investment opportunities for their various funds across the midwest and southeastern United States.

Pete is a graduate of the University of Southern California and resides in the Los Angeles area.

Detail:Pete Williams

Tel:(818) 468-0566

Email:pete.williams@northpalisade.com