James N. Wentworth, Principal
A founding Principal of Wentworth Property Company, LLC., Mr. Wentworth has played a central role in the Phoenix commercial real estate market for over 40 years.
Prior to founding Wentworth Property Company, Mr. Wentworth was the Senior Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield’s Arizona and Nevada operations. In his career, Mr. Wentworth has also managed the Arizona operations for CBRE and Grubb & Ellis.
Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Wentworth was President of the Phoenix Division of the Koll Company for 11 years, overseeing development, acquisition, disposition, asset management, and construction operations. Under his direction, the Koll Company developed and acquired over 4 million square feet of office and industrial facilities in the Phoenix market.
Mr. Wentworth is a licensed Arizona real estate broker. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, and ULI’s Industrial and Office Park Council; Lambda Alpha Society, a land use organization; the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (N.A.I.O.P.); and the World President’s Organization (WPO). He was an inaugural recipient of the Phoenix Chapter’s NAIOP Lifetime Achievement Award, one of only six initial recipients.
James R. Wentworth, Principal
Mr. Wentworth is a founding Principal of Wentworth Property Company, LLC, focusing on office and industrial development. Prior to founding Wentworth Property Company, Mr. Wentworth was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of a venture backed software company servicing some of the largest and most respected companies in corporate America, including The Home Depot, Best Buy, Albertsons and Honeywell. The company was purchased by a division of First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF).
Mr. Wentworth spent the early part of his career with KPMG and CBRE. Mr. Wentworth holds a BS degree from Santa Clara University.
Kevin M. Allen, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Allen is the Chief Financial Officer for Wentworth Property Company, LLC, focusing on all financial, accounting and tax activities of the company. Mr. Allen brings nearly 20 years of industry experience to Wentworth Property Company and prior to joining the company, Mr. Allen was a Chief Financial Officer for Discovery Land Company and Frank Residential. Mr. Allen also served as Controller / Asst. Controller for Opus West Corporation as well as SunCor Development Company.
Mr. Allen attended Purdue University and holds a BS in Accountancy from Radford University. He is a licensed CPA in the State of Arizona and member of Arizona Society of CPA’s.
Tim Chester, Managing Director
Mr. Chester is a Managing Director for Wentworth Property Company, LLC. focusing on financial analysis, contract negotiation, and design/entitlement processing for office and industrial product. Since joining Wentworth in 2006, Mr. Chester has been involved in the acquisition or development of seven projects totaling nearly 2,000,000sf of buildings and 230 acres of fully entitled land. Prior to joining Wentworth Property Company, Mr. Chester was a Manager of Real Estate Development for Opus West Corporation in Phoenix. His responsibilities included Pre-Development Activities, Project Feasibility, Lease/Contract Negotiations, and Construction and Property Management Oversight. During his time at Opus West, he developed or leased 15 successful office, industrial, and retail projects.
Mr. Chester is a licensed Arizona real estate salesperson. He is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI), the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Mr. Chester is also in active member in Executive Council Charities which raises money for youth charities around the metropolitan Phoenix area. Mr. Chester holds a BS degree in Finance from the University of Arizona.
Matt Brucker, Director – Asset Management
Mr. Brucker is a Director of Asset Management for Wentworth Property Company, focusing on maximizing the value of each property. Before joining WPC, Mr. Brucker was a Project Director for First Advantage Corporation (NADAQ:FADV), a division of First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), where he represented numerous Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to FADV, he spent time with KPMG specializing in real and personal property tax. Mr. Brucker holds a BS degree from the University of Arizona and is a licensed Arizona real estate sales person. He is also a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).