Executive Vice President of Development
Jim Goonan, our Senior Vice President of Development, is responsible for the strategic planning of the company’s present and future development activity and tactical problem solving at the project level. Jim works with Safeguard’s management team to identify development opportunities in defined markets. He is also responsible for presenting investment proposals to our internal investment committee to gain support for potential development opportunities.
Jim has more than 21 years of significant commercial real estate experience, with a substantial background in finance, development and property management. Specifically, Jim has more than 12 years of management experience in the self storage industry, serving in leadership roles in several large metropolitan markets.
A graduate of the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.