JD Laird, Director


JD is a director for Sansome Pacific Properties and with over 15 years real estate experience is involved with leasing, sales, acquisitions, due diligence and development. Most recently he was an integral part of the purchase of 53 former Fresh and Easy grocery properties and is currently collaborating on the leasing, sales and development aspects of the portfolio. J.D. started his real estate career on the lending side followed by working directly for retail tenants, including Boston Market during their rapid expansion and a long tenure at World Savings. World was the 2nd largest savings bank in the nation at the time where he lead a real estate team responsible for branch acquisition for a third of the country. In addition, J.D. has consulted for various entities regarding their expansion plans, market and financial analysis, legal negotiations and documentation, dispositions and property management.

J.D. graduated from U.C. Berkeley’s Walter A. Haas School of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He is a California real estate broker and has completed numerous trainings and classes in finance, management and real estate. In addition, he is a longstanding member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

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