John Medford is an investment manager and capital markets advisor working with residential real estate developers and investors to address housing supply issues across the spectrum of for-sale, for-rent and affordable housing programs. Over the last 25 years he has supported the production of over 8,300 lots and units of new housing through the investment of over $535 MM of capital in 90+ transactions acting as lender, equity investor and as an intermediary.
For nearly 15 years he lead the Northern California regional business for Weyerhaeuser Company’s real estate private equity subsidiary supporting land development and homebuilding programs through a variety of debt and equity structured investments in projects with a cumulative value exceeding $1.9 billion. John holds a BA in Urban Studies from Trinity College, an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA and an MBA in Real Estate Finance from the Anderson School, also at UCLA. He has been active in the San Francisco chapter of ULI as an instructor and school champion for the Urban Plan program, is a former co-chair of the Membership Committee and is currently a member of the Local Product Council (Residential).