CEO & Chairman
Jim Mastandrea is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Whitestone REIT and has served in these roles since 2006. Mr. Mastandrea has more than 40 years of experience in the real estate industry and 20 years of experience serving in high level positions of publicly traded companies. Additionally, he serves President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Pillarstone Capital REIT (OTC Bulletin Board). And since 1978, Mr. Mastandrea has been the Chief Executive Officer/Founder of MDC Realty Corporation, a privately held investment company. From 1994 to 1998, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Union Real Estate Investments (NYSE). In his early days, Mr. Mastandrea also served in the U.S. Army. He is a director of Cleveland State University Foundation Board and regularly lectures to MBA students at the University of Chicago, as well as teaches as an adjunct professor at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business.