Breakfast at the BMC Featuring James C. Watson
Date and Time
Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice
James “Watty” Watson has spent a 30-year career in the commercial real estate investment, development and management business. He currently serves as president and CEO of CT Realty Investors in Orange County. Previously, Watson served as president of the Koll Development Company, where he was responsible for real estate investment and development in the Western United States and Mexico. Prior to Koll, Watson was president of SDC Investments, successor to the Santa Anita Development Company. SDC developed several million square feet of commercial real estate throughout the southwest United States during the 1980s prior to Watson merging SDC operations into the Koll Company in 1990.
Watson earned a bachelor’s degree in public administration from University of Southern California. He was president of the Orange County Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and served on its national Board of Directors. In 1993, he was appointed by Governor Wilson as State Racing Commissioner on the California Horse Racing Board and served for four years.
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