Meet the team at Wentworth Property Company.
Wentworth Property Company’s leadership includes Founding Principal James R. Wentworth, Principal Tim Chester, Chief Financial Officer Kevin Allen and Chief Operating Officer Dan Postal.
Together with their senior team of real estate, development, construction and acquisition specialists, they possess the skills for taking on all types of real estate transactions.
James R. Wentworth
Mr. Wentworth is a founding Principal of Wentworth Property Company, LLC, focusing on office, industrial and self-storage acquisition and development. Wentworth Property Company has acquired or developed 8 million square feet, including build to suits for Shutterfly and Northern Trust. Mr. Wentworth spent the early part of his career at CBRE and KPMG. He graduated from Santa Clara University and is a member of the Urban Land Institute and NAIOP.
Mr. Chester is Principal of Wentworth Property Company, LLC., and is directly responsible for all office, industrial and self-storage development. His current responsibilities include pre-development activities, project feasibility, financial analysis, lease negotiations, debt and equity agreements and construction and property management oversight. Since joining Wentworth, he has overseen over 7 million square feet of office, industrial and self-storage development and acquisition projects. Prior to joining Wentworth, Mr. Chester was a Manager of Real Estate Development for Opus West Corporation in Phoenix.
Mr. Chester holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Arizona. Mr. Chester is a licensed Arizona real estate salesperson, member of NAIOP, a Life Member of Executive Council 70 and is an active member of The Thunderbirds.
Built around knowledge, expertise and a passion for executing deals
The Wentworth Property Company team is built around knowledge, expertise and the passion for executing deals and seeing great projects develop. We ensure a high pride of ownership in everything we do. From site selection, acquisitions, entitlements, design and construction to property management, finance, accounting, leasing and disposition, Wentworth Property Company has the expert staff to ensure every project is in trusted hands.
Project Coordinator - Construction
Cali Galla started with Wentworth Property Company in 2019 as the Project Coordinator of Construction. As the Project Coordinator she works in all aspects of construction working closely with the Director of Construction.
Colleen Quinn joined Wentworth Property Company, LLC, in 2016 as the Controller, overseeing the preparation of financial statements, reporting and daily accounting and tax operations for the firm’s entire office, industrial, retail and self-storage portfolio. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Quinn was an Assurance Manager at RSM US LLP (formerly McGladrey LLP) in the National Real Estate Group and brings over a decade of industry experience to the company.
Ms. Quinn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Illinois Wesleyan University. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Arizona.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Postal is the Chief Operating Officer at Wentworth Property Company, LLC. Prior to joining Wentworth, Mr. Postal was at JLL in Capital Markets where he specialized in Investment Sales. Prior to JLL, Mr. Postal was a Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at ITG, which was acquired by First Advantage (NASD: FADV) in 2005. Mr. Postal was also a partner in a boutique firm for over twenty years that specialized in national site selection incentives and state and local taxes.
Mr. Postal graduated from the University of Arizona and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is active in the community and is a Past President and a Life Member of the Scottsdale Charros, Co-founder of Brokers for Kids, Past President and Life Member of the Scottsdale Active 20/30 and Past President and current Trustee for the Jewish Tuition Organization.
Managing Director – Self Storage
Mr. King is the Managing Director of Self-Storage for Wentworth Property Company, LLC. focusing on all things related to self-storage. This includes the acquisition of existing facilities, ground up development, conversions and joint ventures. Mr. King has over 12 years experience in the self-storage industry. He joined WPC in 2015 to help drive the company’s desire to grow into self-storage. Before joining WPC, Mr. King was the Vice President of Business Development at Westport Properties, Inc., a self-storage owner operator out of Irvine, CA. His overall background has been in sales and business development with a proven track record of generating a variety of new partnerships. These partnerships have assisted in the closing of multiple transactions in various states across the country.
Mr. King is an Arizona Native and lives in Phoenix with his wife and two children. Mr. King attended the University of Arizona, serves as the President of the Arizona Self Storage Association and is a Life Member of Executive Council Charities, a non-profit corporation dedicated to providing grants to other non-profit groups that focus on helping the youth of Arizona reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. In his spare time, Mr. King enjoys playing golf, fly fishing, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Director – Self Storage
Mr. Brown is the Director of Self Storage for Wentworth Property Company, focusing on development & Acquisitions. Before joining Wentworth, Mr. Brown worked for a local Phoenix developer as the Senior Investment Manager and was directly responsible for the development of multiple climate controlled self-storage properties.
Prior to specializing in self-storage, he spent 7 years in Philadelphia working for a commercial real estate developer who specialized in the adaptive re-use of historic properties.
Mr. Dickson is a senior associate for Wentworth Property Company, LLC. focusing on financial analysis, due diligence, entitlements, leasing, and design coordination. Prior to joining Wentworth, Mr. Dickson worked for 3CDC, a Cincinnati development company specializing in multi-family and mixed use developments in downtown Cincinnati.
Mr. Dickson holds a BS degree in Finance from the University of Arizona in addition to a Master of Architecture and MBA from the University of Cincinnati. He is also a member of NAIOP and Executive Council Charities.
Denyse Duma joined Wentworth Property Company in 2022 as a Property Administrator. She graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s in Science of Communication. She spent the first few years of her career in Escrow and Title in Seattle, Washington. She relocated to the Phoenix area eager to begin her new role within Wentworth Property Management. Denyse now assists on the North Scottsdale portfolio and handles daily communication with tenants and vendors.
Mr. Wentworth is a Senior Associate at Wentworth Property Company, focusing on both healthcare and self-storage development and acquisitions. Prior to joining WPC, Mr. Wentworth spent 3 years as a Financial Analyst with CBRE National Partners in Dallas, TX. In this role, Mr. Wentworth was responsible for underwriting more than $4 billion in regional and national real estate dispositions.
Mr. Wentworth holds a BS degree in Commercial Real Estate from Marquette University.
Director of Asset Management – Self Storage
Jake Nolte is a Senior Associate for Wentworth Property Company, focusing on self-storage asset management. Prior to joining Wentworth, Mr. Nolte worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he worked closely with an array of companies both privately held and publicly traded.
Mr. Nolte holds B.S. degrees in Economics and Accounting in addition to a Master of Accountancy from the University of Arkansas. He is a licensed CPA in the State of Texas.
Director – Construction
Jared Langenhuizen joined Wentworth in 2013. Mr. Langenhuizen is a native to Arizona and received a Bachelor of Science in Construction from the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University as well as a Master of Real Estate Development from the W.P. School of Business at Arizona State University. Currently, he oversees all phases of real estate development and construction for Wentworth. He is the primary contact and construction manager of all real estate development projects from conception to completion, including shell development, conversions, and tenant improvements. Mr. Langenhuizen coordinates and directs the project design team, manages municipal and governmental approvals, and oversees construction costs, schedule, and quality. His focus at Wentworth is on industrial, commercial, and self-storage construction and development. Mr. Langenhuizen is also an active member of the Executive Council Charities.
Managing Director – Healthcare
Mr. Meszaros is the Managing Director of Healthcare for Wentworth Property Company, LLC., and is directly responsible for national acquisitions and development. His current responsibilities include deal sourcing, financial analysis, lease negotiations and debt and equity sourcing. Prior to joining Wentworth, Mr. Meszaros was Senior Vice President at Irgens Partners for 10 years where he had oversight for the western region and oversaw the development of over $300,000,000 in new office and healthcare development and acquired and disposed of over $100,000,000 in land and distressed projects. Prior to Irgens, Mr. Meszaros spent 4 years as Director of Real Estate Development for Opus West Corporation and was the Vice President for The Hewson Company for 10 years.
Mr. Meszaros holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Northern Arizona University. Mr. Meszaros is a licensed Arizona real estate broker, member of NAIOP, founding member of Arizona Trout Camp and a Life Member of the Scottsdale Charros.
Director – Self Storage Acquisitions
Jimmy Wentworth is Director of Self Storage Acquisitions at Wentworth Property Company, focused on sourcing self-storage acquisitions nationwide. Prior to joining WPC, Mr. Wentworth spent more than 2 years as an Analyst at Crow Holdings Capital Partners in Dallas, TX. In this capacity, Mr. Wentworth was responsible for underwriting over $4.5 billion in real estate transactions.
Mr. Wentworth holds a BA degree in Economics from Boston College. He is a member of The TouchDown Club of Dallas.
Kate Bryce is a Property Manager for Wentworth Property Company, LLC. Kate manages daily operations for industrial and office properties. She negotiates vendor contracts in line with the property business plan and ownership strategy, responses to tenant inquiries and issues, coordinates tenant relations, and oversees that the operations are executed for the preventative and corrective maintenance needed.
Kate is a licensed Arizona Real Estate Salesperson. She is a member of The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). She holds a BS degree from Arizona State University and an MA degree from the University of Connecticut.
Accounts Payable Specialist
Kathi Enger is originally from Southern California. She has 11 years of property management accounting experience and is currently responsible for accounts payables here at Wentworth Property Company, LLC.
Kevin M. Allen
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Allen is the Chief Financial Officer at Wentworth Property Company and is responsible for all financial, accounting, tax and treasury activities of the company.
Mr. Allen has over 20 years of real estate industry experience and prior to joining Wentworth Property Company, Mr. Allen served as a Chief Financial Officer for Discovery Land Company, a luxury residential private club developer, overseeing projects in Mexico, Hawaii and throughout North America. Mr. Allen was also Chief Financial Officer for Frank Residential, a multi-family and single family home builder located in Phoenix, AZ as well as Controller / Asst. Controller for Opus West Corporation as well as SunCor Development Company, both located in Phoenix, AZ.
Mr. Allen attended Purdue University and received his B.S. in Accountancy from Radford University. He is a licensed CPA in the State of Arizona and member of Arizona Society of CPA’s.
Senior Financial Analyst
Matt Dixon joined Wentworth Property Company in 2022. His role focuses on financial analysis of prospective acquisition and development projects nationwide. Matt was a Real Estate Analyst at Iridius Capital in Tucson, Arizona prior to joining Wentworth, where he led financial analysis and due diligence for real estate deals in many asset classes.
Matt holds a Bachelors of Urban Planning and Development from Ball State University and a Masters of Real Estate Development from the University of Arizona.
Senior Property Manager
Meg Martin started with Wentworth Property Company in 2016 as a Property Manager for onsite management of the newest portfolio in North Scottsdale. Meg works closely with the property and construction teams, managing the daily operations of the properties and coordinating tenant relations for large construction projects. She negotiates vendor contracts in line with the business plan and ownership strategy for the property, responds to tenant inquiries and issues, and oversees that the operations are executed for the preventative and corrective maintenance needed.
Meg has previously been involved in the Phoenix BOMA Chapter holding board and leadership positions and is currently involved with the Phoenix IREM Chapter and AZCREW Local Chapter. She has a B.A. from Le Moyne College and holds an Arizona Real Estate License.
Senior Associate - Construction
Mr. Hanson joined the Wentworth Team in 2015. Prior to joining Wentworth, Mr. Hanson worked as a Project Manager for Comprehensive Risk Services managing multiple tenant improvements at once. His passion for construction management brought him to Wentworth where he currently oversees the Tenant Improvement Division, and manages the construction of self-storage projects and ground-up development. Mr. Hanson holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He is also the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Young Visionaries Board and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Foundation for Blind Children.
Nicole Mulhearn joined the Wentworth Team in early 2019 and works as an accounting associate, performing daily accounting and reporting tasks for the firm’s portfolio. Ms. Mulhearn graduated from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Minor in Real Estate in December 2019. She also received a Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting from Eastern Washington University in August 2022.
Assistant Property Manager
Nicole Ruffo joined Wentworth Property Company in 2021 as an Assistant Property Manager. Nicole assists on the North Scottsdale portfolio and handles the day-to-day administration of tenants, vendors, and building operations. She currently has 3 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate.
Nicole is a member of The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).
Managing Director – Residential
Ms. Dean joined Wentworth Property Company in Spring of 2019 as an Accountant, focusing on the third-party management portfolio. She compliments her property management accounting experience with over six years in accounting business exposure outside of the real estate industry.
-W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
-B.S. Degree, Business and Accounting
Director – Property Management
Sheryl Hays has over 20 years’ experience in Commercial Property Management including Class A office, mixed-use, and retail environments working with a variety of institutional, public and private ownership structures. She joined Wentworth in 2014 to establish and build the company’s Property Management division. Her efforts over the last four years have built the group into a well-respected, award-winning team that was honored with the 2017 Outstanding Building of the Year award by the BOMA chapter of Greater Phoenix.
Prior to joining Wentworth, Sheryl oversaw the management of Camelback Esplanade, one of Phoenix’s most iconic mixed-use developments for Cushman & Wakefield. Ms. Hays earned her Real Property Administrator (RPA®) designation from the Building Owners and Managers Institute in 2004 and is a licensed real estate broker and the Designated Broker for Wentworth. She has been an active member of BOMA Greater Phoenix and was on the Executive Committee and Secretary Treasurer in 2011 and 2012. She graduated from the University of Arizona with her BS degree in Business Administration.
Born and raised in Wisconsin, Ms. Gordon is a recent transplant to Arizona. She joined the Wentworth team in 2022. With a diverse background in both commercial development and residential design, she brings a positive mindset and creativity to all she undertakes.
Ms. Gordon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Humanities from Maranatha University and a Wisconsin Real Estate license. Her favorite pastimes include biking, roller skating and hiking with friends.
Tanner Bryson is a Financial Analyst at Wentworth Property Company, focusing on the underwriting of acquisitions and developments. Prior to joining Wentworth, Mr. Bryson interned at CBRE, SVN, and Raytheon Missiles & Defense.
Mr. Bryson attended The University of Arizona where he received his B.S. in Finance and Entrepreneurship.
Vanessa Trujillo joined the team in August 2020 as Senior Accountant of self-storage. Prior to joining Wentworth, Vanessa has accounting experience working with multiple industries and years of experience preparing/reviewing tax returns.
Vanessa graduated from W.P. Carey of Business at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
Over 40 years of successful property development.
At Wentworth Property Company we are proud of the foundation we have built through our projects, for our users and with our partners, and are passionate about our future.