James Freeman

Mr. Freeman is Senior Managing Partner, and a member of EREP’s Board of Directors and Investment Committee.  Mr. Freeman is responsible for all facets of executive management including the development of EREP’s vision and strategy as well as the execution of this strategy to obtain the firm’s goals and objectives and that of its investors. 

Prior to EREP, Mr. Freeman acted as Managing Director of Evolution Capital Management (EVO), an investment advisory firm which historically managed a $1 billion+ balance sheet. Prior to EVO, Mr. Freeman was the Founder and Managing Partner of Iron Grove Realty Advisors (IGR), a full-service commercial real estate advisory firm whose client list included JP Morgan Chase, Wyndham Hotel Group, Mesirow Financial and Meridian Development Partners.  Prior to IGR, Mr. Freeman held the position of Vice President, Business Development for Wyndham Hotel Group, one of the largest hotel companies in the world, with a 2006 market cap of $6.2 billion.

Mr. Freeman graduated with a B.A. from Princeton University, and attended New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate.