Jim Elsener is responsible for asset management, lease and property performance, risk oversight and mitigation at the individual asset level, as well as acquisitions sourcing, analysis, and negotiation. Jim has over 10 years of experience across all facets of real estate, including construction, development, finance, analysis, and leasing.


Prior to joining Transwestern, he spent over three years at EQT Exeter, a private real estate fund manager, developer and operator based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he acquired $320 million of office investments across 15 transactions along with managing a 1.4 million SF office and industrial portfolio. Before EQT Exeter, Jim spent four years at TRT Holdings managing $195 million of development and capital projects for Omni Hotels and Resorts and three years working for Harvey-Cleary Builders overseeing the construction of a 36-story multi-family development in Austin, Texas.


Jim received his Bachelor’s in Construction Science from Texas A&M University and MBA from Southern Methodist University with concentrations in Finance and Real Estate.