Institutional Investor Relations

  • W. Jeffrey Beckham

    Managing Director, Head of Institutional Investment Management, and Fund Manager – Premier Property Fund

    W. Jeffrey Beckham is a Managing Director, the Head of Institutional Investment Management, and the Fund Manager of the Premier Property Fund of Jamestown.  Mr. Beckham oversees all institutional investor products at Jamestown, which includes serving as Fund Manager and Investment Committee member for Jamestown’s open-end core-plus investment vehicle, the Premier Property Fund, and overseeing and serving on the Investment Committees for Jamestown’s Latin America investment fund and open-end Timberland Fund.  He joined Jamestown in 2010.  Mr. Beckham started his career working in Morgan Stanley’s real estate group, focusing on both advisory and principal transactions based in New York, London and Tokyo.  Upon leaving Morgan Stanley, he joined Hines in London and helped start and fully invest Hines’ first European Development Fund.  After leaving Hines, Mr. Beckham joined Tishman Speyer in their New York headquarters in 2004, and then helped open their Atlanta office in 2007.  While at Tishman Speyer, he worked on acquisitions, development, dispositions, asset management, portfolio management and leasing.  Mr. Beckham is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association and the Urban Land Institute and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Executive Council (REEC).  He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Metro Atlanta YMCA, Junior Achievement of Georgia and The Children’s School.  He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business in 1998.

  • Klaus-Dieter Schmidt

    Managing Director, Co-Head of Global Investor Relations, JAMESTOWN US-Immobilien GmbH

    Klaus-Dieter Schmidt is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Investor Relations at JAMESTOWN US-Immobilien GmbH.  Dr. Schmidt joined Jamestown in 2008 and is responsible for European Institutional Investor Relations.  He worked for over ten years at Bonnfinanz AG, a leading Financial Advisory Company of the Deutsche Bank Group, where he served on the board for five years.  From 2002 to 2008, Dr. Schmidt was a Managing Director in the Funds Division of IVG Immobilien AG.  He graduated magna cum laude as a Doctor of Theology in Business Ethics from the University of Augsburg, and he graduated from the Global Advanced Management Program at the IESE Business School.

  • Alix Rice

    Director, Co-Head of Investor Relations

    Alix Rice is a Director and Co-Head of Investor Relations at Jamestown.  She joined the Investor Relations team in 2014, after leading Jamestown’s Creative & Marketing department for two years.  Prior to that, Ms. Rice worked for over seven years in development and sustainability roles, focusing on mixed use projects, at Jamestown and Green Street Properties.  She is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association and the Urban Land Institute, and she is a LEED Accredited Professional.  Ms. Rice received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Emory University and a Master of Business Administration from Emory’s Goizueta Business School.