Senior Managing Director of Acquisition & Development
PJ Santos is responsible for leading Gemdale USA’s real estate development activities in the greater Puget Sound Region. Mr. Santos brings over 30 years of design, development and construction experience from original vision to completion. His successful delivery of a broad portfolio of completed projects includes high-rise, mid-rise and single family residential, urban office, retail and complex large scaled public-private civic and mixed-use developments. Prior to joining Gemdale, PJ worked in executive roles for Opus Northwest and Simpson Housing as well as the founding principle of his private development company – Lorax Partners.
Mr. Santos attained a Bachelor of Arts from UCLA, a professional Master of Architecture from UCLA, and an MBA from the University of Washington. Mr. Santos is also a licensed real estate broker in Washington and California.