Robert L. Chagares
Chief Executive Officer – Principal
Mr. Chagares is a founding member of High Street and serves as its Chief Executive Officer, with responsibility for the overall management of the company, its funds, capital strategy and investment activities. Mr. Chagares has been active in commercial real estate investment, development and management for over 36 years. Prior to forming High Street in 2002, he spent 17 years with the Trammell Crow Company where he was a member of the company’s Operating Committee, serving as a partner in Washington, DC and later as Senior Managing Director in Philadelphia where he directed the company’s development, investment and global services activities across the Northeast Metro Region. Mr. Chagares holds a BA degree from Miami University (Ohio) and a JD degree from the Ohio State University College of Law. Mr. Chagares is a member of the National Association of Industrial Office Properties (NAIOP) and a member of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA). Mr. Chagares is a member of High Street’s Executive, Management and Investment Committees.
John R. Hoadley
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Treasurer – Principal
Mr. Hoadley joined High Street in 2008 as the Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting, investor reporting, taxes, cash management and compliance for the High Street funds. Before joining High Street, he was an Executive Vice President of REIT Management and Research, a privately-owned real estate management company that served as the external manager to three publicly traded REITs and two publicly traded operating companies. During his 10 years there, Mr. Hoadley served as the CFO of Senior Housing Properties Trust and TravelCenters of America, among other roles. Prior to that, he worked in the audit division of Arthur Andersen for five years. Mr. Hoadley holds a BS in accounting from Babson College and is a certified public accountant, licensed in Massachusetts. Mr. Hoadley is a member of High Street’s Executive, Management and Investment Committees.
Andrew M. Zgutowicz
Chief Investment Officer – Principal
Mr. Zgutowicz, in his role as Chief Investment Officer, is responsible for the investment, asset management and operations across all High Street’s Funds, 3rd party joint ventures and separate accounts. In conjunction with Mr. Chagares, Mr. Zgutowicz works to establish and execute the firm’s investment strategies. Mr. Zgutowicz joined High Street in 2008 as a Principal, and Head of Acquisitions, and with his guidance, expanded the acquisition team and brokerage network. For 12 years prior to joining High Street, Mr. Zgutowicz was a Senior Investment Officer with First Industrial Realty Trust where he directed both acquisition and disposition transactions totaling in excess of $2.6 billion, and joint venture initiatives with the company’s institutional investment partners. Mr. Zgutowicz holds a BS in finance from the University of Dayton and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Zgutowicz is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and has been a member of the NAIOP Industrial Acquisition Forum since 2013. Mr. Zgutowicz is a member of High Street’s Executive, Management and Investment Committees.
Head of Acquisitions – Principal
Conor Feeney is Managing Director and Head of Acquisitions, located in the Dallas office. In this capacity, he is responsible for overseeing acquisitions in all of High Street’s target markets and sourcing acquisition opportunities in Texas. Mr. Feeney had previously worked at High Street from 2011 through 2014 as a Director of Acquisitions. Prior to rejoining High Street, he worked at Prologis for over three years focusing on development and acquisitions in the Texas and Tennessee markets. In total, Mr. Feeney has acquired or developed over $565 million (9.4 million square feet) of industrial assets. He also spent five years in brokerage on CB Richard Ellis’s Dallas industrial investment sales team. While at CBRE, he participated in the disposition of $18 billion and 195 million square feet of assets. Mr. Feeney obtained his CPA while working at Ernst & Young, and he holds a BBA and an MPA from the University of Texas and an MBA from The Wharton School. Mr. Feeney is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and has been a member of the NAIOP Industrial Development Forum since 2018. Mr. Feeney is a member of High Street’s Management Committee.
Michael J. Ruen
Senior Managing Director, Separate Accounts/JVs & Development – Principal
Mr. Ruen is a Principal and Senior Managing Director for Separate Accounts/JVs & Development responsible for the investment of separate account and joint venture capital in land and property acquisition for development/redevelopment across High Street’s regions nationally. Mr. Ruen has been active for 30 years in industrial and logistics property investment, development and operations. Prior to joining High Street, he was with DCT Industrial Trust for 14 years where he was Managing Director responsible for development and operations for the Eastern US and served as a member of the Executive Management Team. Before joining DCT, Mr. Ruen was with Prologis for 10 years where he served as Senior Vice President and Southeast Regional Head for investment and operations. Mr. Ruen holds a BS from University of Alabama and a Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) from Georgia State University. Mr. Ruen is a member of High Street’s Management Committee.
John T. Killian
Mr. Killian is a founding member of High Street and consults with senior management on the firm’s capital and fund strategies. Mr. Killian has been active in commercial real estate investment, development, operations and management for over 45 years. Prior to forming High Street in 2002, Mr. Killian was a senior executive and Operating Committee member with the Trammell Crow Company responsible for its global services operations in the Northeast, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Corporate Services, the largest provider of corporate outsourced management services in New England, and President of the Codman Company in Boston. A graduate of Boston University, Mr. Killian is a member of High Street’s Fund V Investment Committee