Jan W. Sweetnam
Executive Vice President, Western Region Chief Operating Officer
Jan oversees the asset management, operating and development activities for Federal Realty’s West Coast portfolio, which represents nearly 5.5 million square feet of real estate and approximately 625 multi-family units. He also serves as a member of our executive and investment committees.
Jan, a seasoned executive with more than three decades in the industry, joined the Federal in 1997 holding positions in acquisitions and development. Prior to this, he was vice president, director of acquisitions with CB Richard Ellis Investors. He was responsible for the acquisition of investment properties in the Midwest and Southwest regions of the United States for pension fund clients such as the State of Utah, Building Investment Trust and CalPERS. Jan joined CB Richard Ellis Investors in 1990 where he also served as portfolio manager for community shopping centers, marketing director for urban office buildings and leasing director for industrial properties. From 1986 through 1988 he was employed by Julien J. Studley as a real estate investment sales broker in Los Angeles.
Jan received a master of business administration and a bachelor of arts from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is an active member of the Northern and Southern California real estate committees.