Boardman Investments is based in Idaho and our company's success stems from the collaboration and commitment of each person on our team including our managing partner John Baker and Shane Jimenez. The company owns and manages over one million square feet of well-positioned properties throughout the western United States. Our properties consistently provide above average yields.
We have an outstanding track record of closing the transactions we put into escrow, due in large part to our efficient due diligence process, readily available funds, strong lending relationships, and liquidity. Our properties are professionally managed by a dedicated team of property management professionals.
John brings a depth of experience in design, development and real estate management to Boardman Investments. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986. He then founded a successful construction and development business in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 1997 John relocated to Ketchum, Idaho and launched a diversified privately owned equity firm with interests in commercial real estate, private and public equities. John has served on many educational boards and committees throughout his career. John gives back to the communities in which he lives and works by improving education and health care programs.
As a principal of Boardman Investments, Shane brings a diversified business background in finance, marketing and management. Shane started his career as Founder, President and Chief Operating Officer for a regional telecommunications company with holdings throughout the United States which was later sold to Idacorp, Inc. (NYSE IDA). Shane then went on to enter the commercial real estate business in 2003 by joining a leading commercial real estate brokerage firm. For the past thirteen years Shane has been actively acquiring and selling commercial real estate. Shane holds a current real estate license in the state of Idaho, is the past president elect of the local CCIM chapter and leads a dedicated team of commercial real estate professionals. Shane is an active member of the Treasure Valley CFO Forum and is dedicated to his church, family, business partners and community.
Carola has been with Boardman Investments for over 10 years and brings more than 20 years of bookkeeping and financial experience to the Boardman Investments team. Her experience began with non-profit corporations, managing monthly accounting and reporting, payroll, preparing annual resolutions and by-law amendments. After moving to Sun Valley, Idaho in 1993, her experience broadened to business and real estate investment bookkeeping, financial reporting, maintaining lease data, and budgeting. She has extensive knowledge of financial software and supporting database programs.
Justin joined Boardman Investments after completing his MBA from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Justin received his BAA from Boise State University in Economics. Prior to joining Boardman Justin spend 5-years as an investment analyst at Clearwater Analytics. His extensive education and experience in the loan syndication and CMBS investment banking industry makes Justin a valuable member of the Boardman team.