Green Street Advisors

Jim Sullivan

President, Advisory & Consulting

Jim Sullivan

President, Advisory & Consulting

Jim Sullivan is President of Green Street's Advisory Group, which provides strategic advice to commercial real estate owners and investors located in the U.S. and around the globe. He has managed the Group since 2014. Clients of Green Street Advisory include private real estate companies considering IPOs, publicly traded and non-traded REITs seeking strategic advice, C-corps considering REIT conversions/spin-offs, operating companies evaluating real estate monetization strategies, as well as investment vehicles including hedge funds, long-only funds, pension funds, private equity firms, and family offices.

Jim joined Green Street in 1994. During the subsequent 20 years, he was Green Street's lead research analyst covering REITs in a variety of property sectors including office, industrial, malls, strip centers, self-storage, health care and manufactured housing. Jim managed Green Street's North American Research, comprised of 30+ analysts covering 80+ REITs, from 2010-2013. Throughout his 23-year career at Green Street he has been quoted widely in the financial media and has been recognized as an All-Star REIT analyst by The Wall Street Journal. He is a member of NAREIT and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Prior to Green Street, Jim worked for ten years as a real estate investment banker and construction lender at Bank of America in Los Angeles and Manufacturers Hanover Trust in New York. He earned his MBA in Finance & Real Estate from Columbia University and his B.A. in Economics from Duke University. Jim is a member of the Board of Directors at Bixby Land, a private real estate company.

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Interview with Green Street’s Executives on Real Estate and Capital Markets

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Jim Sullivan on the Signals from the Listed Real Estate Market

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Webinar: Cross-Atlantic Considerations for Real Estate Investors

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Adventures in Finance Podcast: Take-Out or Delivery - What's Really Happening in Retail?

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CNBC: A closer look at traditional brick-and-mortar retail's property...

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Wall Street Journal: A New Real Estate Play for Income Investors

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New York Times: Looking for (Another) $1.1 Billion to Finish an Amusement Mall

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Bloomberg: Shopping Mall Executives Say the Future Isn't So Gloomy

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Wall Street Journal: Japan’s Pension Fund Plows Into Real-Estate Investing

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Jim Sullivan on Retail: Headwinds, Tailwinds

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Shopping Centers Today: Getting Ahead of the Nomenclature

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A Debate Over REIT Corporate Governance

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REIT Magazine: The Growth of Green Street Advisors

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CNBC: While you've been paying attention to failing malls, these shopping centers are thriving

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CNBC: Losing your Sears or Macy's? It's not just the weakest stores that get chopped

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Are REITs Coming to China? Cross-Border Insights from Green Street's Jim Sullivan

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GlobeSt: Why Are REIT Values Below the Private Market?

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NAREIT, AMAC Hold Seminar on REIT Investment in China

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Disclosure - Assess Quantity Versus Quality

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Bloomberg: Citigroup, Goldman Offload $1.8 Billion of BioMed-Buyout Debt

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The Australian: U.S. REITs Follow Message on Lack of Growth

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Jim Sullivan says High Real Estate Prices are Driving Interest in REIT Spin-Offs

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Jim Sullivan Discusses Public-Private Market Arbitrage

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With over 100 employees, including more than 40 research professionals, Green Street provides actionable intelligence that keeps commercial real estate investors on the leading edge of where markets are headed. Our dedicated team covers 128 listed real estate companies, and property sector experts focus on a maximum of 10 to 12 companies. We bridge the gap between public capital markets and the private real estate market through our award-winning research and proprietary data sets, customized advisory services and experts in Europe.

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