Legal, Compliance & Risk Management

  • Gretchen E. Nagy

    Managing Director, Chief Legal Officer

    Gretchen E. Nagy is a Managing Director and Chief Legal Officer at Jamestown.  Prior to joining Jamestown, Ms. Nagy was a Partner with Branch, Pike, & Ganz and later was Senior Counsel with the law firm Holland & Knight.  She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia.  Ms. Nagy graduated Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude from Ohio Wesleyan University and attended law school at Duke University.  She completed a year of post-graduate work at the University of Munich as a Fulbright Scholar.

  • Jana Nawrocki

    Director, Chief Compliance Officer

    Jana Nawrocki is a Director and the Chief Compliance Officer in the Legal and Risk Management Department at Jamestown.  Prior to joining Jamestown in 2010, Ms. Nawrocki worked in the acquisition and corporate finance departments of Reynolds Companies, a residential community developer.  She began her career at ACE USA as a corporate casualty underwriter.  Ms. Nawrocki holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, CPCU, designation.  She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Risk Management and Insurance.

  • Noah Peeters

    Director, Associate General Counsel

    Noah Peeters is the Director of the Acquisitions and Legal Departments, and Associate Legal Counsel at Jamestown.  Before his advancement, he was Assistant General Counsel where he worked to support all of the company’s business lines.  Prior to Jamestown, Mr. Peeters began his law practice at King & Spalding in Atlanta, working in its real estate and capital markets department.  He graduated with honors from Williams College with a degree in Art, and attended law school at the University of Georgia, graduating as the First Honor Graduate.

  • Amber Murray

    Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel

    Amber Murray is a Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel in the Legal and Risk Management Department at Jamestown.  She joined the firm in 2013 as Counsel with a focus on portfolio management and capital markets transactions.  Prior to joining Jamestown, Ms. Murray practiced in the capital transactions and real estate practice group at King & Spalding LLP.  She is a member of the board of directors of the Georgia Law Center for the Homeless.  Ms. Murray received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Arts in Hispanic Language and Cultures from New York University.  She attended law school at Georgetown University Law Center.

  • Peri Demestihas

    Vice President, Counsel

    Peri Demestihas is a Vice President and Counsel at Jamestown. Prior to joining Jamestown he was a legal clerk in the mergers and acquisitions division of the legal department at Georgia Pacific.  Mr. Demestihas is a member of the State Bar of Georgia.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and attended law school at Georgia State University.