The Port of Tacoma has selected Jay Stewart as Manager of Real Estate Development. In this position, he locates and negotiates real estate investment opportunities that create a return to the port and create jobs.
According to Bob Emerson, the Port’s Senior Director of Real Estate and Industrial Development, Stewart’s objective is to help expand the functional areas the Port beyond maritime shipping. “By examining industrial and commercial real estate opportunities, the Port can expand its economic impact throughout Pierce County,” he said.
Before joining the Port, Stewart was Director of Marketing for McCuen Properties (Sacramento, California), where he directed acquisitions, dispositions and leasing of the company’s investment properties and large-scale land developments. Stewart led the marketing program to redevelop a decommissioned Air Force base in the County of Sacramento. Prior to this, he was Regional Vice President of the Galbreath Company (Sacramento).
Stewart earned his Bachelors degree in Philosophy/Political Theory from University of Wisconsin at Madison. He also holds a Masters degree in Political Science University of Connecticut.