Mr. Gooding has 29 years of commercial real estate experience, 23 of them with SKB where he is credited with developing the firm’s “value-add/opportunistic” acquisition platform. He was named a principal in 2002 and president and chief investment officer in 2006. During his tenure at SKB, Mr. Gooding has initiated some $4.36 billion of acquisitions, and concomitant debt placements and restructuring, and he serves as a member of the SKB Investment Committee. He was also responsible for initially sourcing and maintaining SKB’s institutional capital partner relationships.
He started his real estate career as a licensed real estate appraiser with then CB Commercial, Inc. Prior to joining SKB in 1996, he served as vice president of acquisitions for G.E. Capital Investment Advisors and senior real estate analyst with CB Commercial, Inc. in San Francisco. In these capacities, he underwrote over $500 million of commercial real estate investments for clients such as General Motors retirement funds, CalPers and the AT&T Master Pension Trust. Mr. Gooding is a member of ULI, ICSC, and an Advisory Board member for The Center of Securities Analysis at the University of Oregon. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Oregon, and holds FINRA 22, 39 and 63 licenses.
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