Mr. Chapman served as President of JMA for 20 years and has over 30 years of professional experience in real estate management and development. Before joining JMA, Mr. Chapman was Vice President of Campeau Corporation California, a two billion dollar real estate development company. At Campeau, Mr. Chapman served as General Manager of Housing where he was responsible for multiple residential projects throughout California including high rise condominiums in West Los Angeles, for-rent apartments in conjunction with the San Francisco and San Jose Redevelopment Agencies and the luxury condominium project at 333 Bush Street in the San Francisco financial district.
Prior to Campeau, he spent 11 years with the City of Long Beach serving as the executive director of the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency where he oversaw a number of residential projects including historic projects and high rise oceanfront condominiums.
Mr. Chapman received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from California State University, Long Beach, with graduate work in Management and Public Administration at Cal State and at the University of Southern California. He is a former instructor in the MBA program at the Center for Public Policy and Administration at California State University, Long Beach.
Prior to joining JMA as executive vice president and general counsel, Mr. Chapman was an attorney with the law firms of Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe, LLP (San Francisco) and Allen Matkins Leck Gamble and Mallory (Los Angeles and San Francisco) where he served as JMA’s primary outside counsel for six years and represented significant institutional and development clients throughout the United States. Mr. Chapman specializes in real estate acquisition, development, leasing and financing and has handled in excess of $1 billion of real estate sales, acquisitions and financings for both JMA and other clients during his career. Mr. Chapman also specializes in the structuring of joint ventures and other complex business transactions.
Mr. Chapman received his B.S. from Boston College and his Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University. He sits on the Board of Squaw Valley Holding Company and is a member of and contributing author to the California State Bar Real Property Section and the Urban Land Institute.
David A. Tirman serves as Executive Vice President with JMA Ventures, LLC, responsible for oversight of JMA’s real estate development initiatives near Lake Tahoe and in Truckee. Prior to JMA Ventures LLC, Mr. Tirman served as Vice President of Development with East West Partners charged with oversight of entitlements, planning and design for the Village-at-Northstar and the Northstar Highlands near Lake Tahoe, CA. Prior to joining East West Partners, Mr. Tirman was based in the Netherlands as Vice President of Development with Prologis. Prior to Prologis, Mr. Tirman was with the Disney Development Company as a Senior Development Manager working on real estate initiatives in both Europe and southern California.
Mr. Tirman began his career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines. He is an accredited professional with the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. Mr. Tirman, a licensed architect, is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Mr. Tirman received B.A. and B.Arch. degrees from the University of Arkansas. He also did graduate study in business administration at the University of California- Irvine.