Jamie Dawson

Executive VP, Development Execution

Jamie is the Executive VP, Development Execution at The Wolff Company and is responsible for the company’s development operations.  He has been at The Wolff Company since 2012, and prior to that was a partner at Trillium Residential, a fully vertically integrated multifamily developer based in Phoenix that performed their own development, construction, and property management. He graduated from Ryerson Polytechnical University in Toronto, Canada with a Bachelor of Technology in Architectural Design and has been in the construction and development industry for 35 years, the last 25 of which have been dedicated exclusively to multifamily development and construction. He is a licensed residential and commercial General Contractor and has managed the development and construction of over 20,000 multifamily units.

Matt Perrin

Executive VP, Underwriting and Asset Management

Matt is the Executive VP, Underwriting and Asset Management for The Wolff Company’s direct multifamily investments. He brings 20 years of broad multifamily experience to his role.  Matt was previously a founding principal with Trillium Residential, a Phoenix-based multifamily development, and property management firm. He was also the President of Mark-Taylor Residential, where he ran property management and assisted in the development process. During Matt’s tenure at Mark-Taylor, the company was recognized by the Arizona Multi-housing Association and the National Apartment Association for numerous state and national awards. He is a graduate of Arizona State University.

Tim Colyar

Chief Operating Officer

Tim is the Chief Operating Officer at The Wolff Company.  He has more than 10 years of financial, operating, and public accounting experience. Prior to joining The Wolff Company in 2005, Tim was a senior tax associate at a regional CPA firm. Tim graduated with a B.S. degree in Accounting from Arizona State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Arizona and is a member of the Arizona Society of CPAs.

Scott Bashaw

Executive VP, Acquisitions and Dispositions

Scott is the Executive VP, Acquisitions and Dispositions at The Wolff Company.  He is responsible for all multifamily transaction activity including acquisitions, financing and asset divestitures.  Scott has more than a decade of experience underwriting and acquiring income properties across the Western United States and the Eastern Seaboard. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from Merrimack College and a Master of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary’s Graduate School of Business.

Nate Carlson

Executive VP, Development Sourcing

Nate is the Executive VP, Development Sourcing for The Wolff Company. He is responsible for site selection, acquisition, entitlements, design and development of multifamily and senior housing assets in the Southwest and Mountain West regions of the United States.  Prior to joining The Wolff Company, Nate was Vice President of Development for both AMLI Residential and Sares-Regis Group. With more than 15 years of experience in the real estate development industry, Nate has sourced, entitled, and developed more than $3 billion of real estate. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management and earned a Master’s of Real Estate Development (MRED) from the University of Southern California with Honors. He is an active member of ULI, BIA and the NMHC.

Jen Mihm

Executive VP, Asset Management

Jen is the Executive VP, Asset Management at The Wolff Company. She is responsible for leading the development and execution of property-level investment strategies to create value throughout Wolff’s portfolio, and for leading the Asset Management team. Jen has over twenty years of real estate experience including property management, capital markets, investor relations, and asset management. Prior to joining The Wolff Company, Jen was Senior VP with an institutional investment management firm focused on value-add multifamily investment and opportunistic development activities. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Virginia Tech.

Danette Opaczewski

EVP, Resident Experience and COO, Revel Communities

Danette Opaczewski is the EVP, Resident Experience and COO, Revel Communities.  Danette joined the company in January 2020 and has overall responsibility for the operations and financial performance of the management company.  Danette is an executive leader who strengthens business value by using a focused approach on people, processes and systems, strategizing at the highest levels, and 30+ years understanding the complexity of a service-oriented industry.  Danette, prior to joining Wolff, spent the last 5 years as CFO for Sydell Group (hospitality owner, developer and operator).  Prior to Sydell, Danette held various executive positions within the boutique hospitality industry, including EVP of Operations for Denihan Hospitality Group, CFO for The James Group and VP Operations/Finance for Morgans Hotel Group. Danette brings a wealth of experience in operations, asset management and finance to the team.

Tom Nitta

Executive VP, Wolff Construction

Tom is the Executive VP of Wolff Construction, LLC. He is responsible for all the construction operations at Wolff Construction and oversees the team responsible for managing third-party general contractors executing The Wolff Company projects. He has been at The Wolff Company since 2017. Previously, he worked for a private multifamily development company based in Las Vegas, a large construction company in Hawaii, and two large Phoenix-based commercial general contractors engaged in commercial and multifamily projects. He was also a partner with Trammel Crow Residential based in Scottsdale. Tom graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in Civil Engineering and has been licensed as a professional engineer in the states of Louisiana, California, and Hawaii. Tom is currently the Responsible Management Employee for the contractor’s licenses in Virginia, Arizona, and Nevada. Since 2001, he has exclusively managed the construction of multifamily projects and has been involved in the completion of over 20,000 multifamily units.

Derek Cayton

VP, Development Management

Derek Cayton is the VP of Development Management. He is an Arizona native and experienced in multifamily residential development with 20+ years in the industry. Prior to joining The Wolff Company in 2017, Derek was the Senior Director at Gray Development Group, a multifamily residential developer specializing in urban in-fill areas and high-density land planning. Derek holds a BSBA in Finance from the University of Arizona. He previously served on the Desert Ridge Core Association during his tenure with Gray Development Group.

Whitney Goodwin

VP, Accounting

Whitney is the VP, Accounting and oversees the accounting for Wolff’s real estate operations. She brings over 15 years of experience in accounting and operations. Whitney began her career with Ernst & Young focusing on real estate and hospitality clients before moving to PulteGroup as Manager of Accounting & Title Operations. Through the years she honed her accounting and business management skills supervising multiple operations in the real estate industry as well as in the legal industry as Controller for a Phoenix-based law firm. Whitney is a licensed CPA and is also a licensed real estate agent in Arizona.

Ryan McElhaney

VP, Tax and Compliance

Ryan oversees the tax department at The Wolff Company. He has more than 14 years of income tax experience focused mainly on rental real estate and partnership taxation. Prior to joining The Wolff Company in 2010, Ryan was a tax manager at a national CPA firm. Ryan graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in taxation from Arizona State University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in Arizona.

Dornan McGuire

VP, Human Resources

Dornan is the VP, Human Resources, responsible for developing and executing initiatives that support organizational strategy and objectives including talent acquisition, employee experience, compensation and benefits, and learning and organization development and capacity. Dornan has over 20 years of human resources experience within a variety of companies across multiple industries including blue-chip financial services and technology leaders and startups to support organic growth as well as M&A activity. Dornan graduated magna cum laude from Regis University, with a degree in Human Resource Management and Organization Development. She is also a proud US Navy veteran and mother to two wonderful children.

Amber Huntley-Ruiz

VP, Marketing

Amber is the VP, Marketing for The Wolff Company, where she oversees the brand development, public relations, and advertising efforts for the company and its portfolio of multifamily and senior living properties. She has over 20 years of marketing experience with world-class organizations in the real estate and aerospace sectors, including the management of marketing and communications for American Airlines, and is an alum of Northern Arizona University. Amber joined The Wolff Company in 2015 and has been responsible for transformative brand creation and award-winning marketing campaigns.