Separate Accounts/JVs & Development

Michael J. Ruen

Senior Managing Director, Separate Accounts/JVs & Development

Mr. Ruen is a Principal and Senior Managing Director for Separate Accounts/JVs & Development responsible for the investment of separate account and joint venture capital in land and property acquisition for development/redevelopment across High Street’s regions nationally. Mr. Ruen has been active for 28 years in industrial and logistics property investment, development and operations. Prior to joining High Street, he was with DCT Industrial Trust for 14 years where he was Managing Director responsible for development and operations for the Eastern US and served as a member of the Executive Management Team. Before joining DCT, Mr. Ruen was with Prologis for 10 years where he served as Senior Vice President and Southeast Regional Head for investment and operations. Mr. Ruen holds a BS from University of Alabama and a Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) from Georgia State University. Mr. Ruen is a member of High Street’s Management Committee.

Jay Puckhaber

Managing Director, Development & Construction

Mr. Puckhaber is Managing Director for Development and Construction responsible for development and construction of both ground-up and re-development projects, including oversight of property tenant work and capital projects, across all funds and separate accounts/JVs. Mr. Puckhaber has over 20 years of development and construction experience including all facets of design, engineering, entitlements, contract negotiation, pre-development, project management and build-to-suit. Prior to joining High Street, he spent 4 years with DCT/Prologis as Senior Vice President of Development/Construction for the East Region. Before Joining DCT, Mr. Puckhaber spent 10 years with Panattoni Development as the Senior Development Manager for National Build to Suit projects. Mr. Puckhaber holds a Civil Engineering degree from Georgia Tech and an MBA from Georgia State University.

James R. Redland

Managing Director, Joint Ventures & Separate Accounts

Mr. Redland is responsible for overseeing acquisitions nationwide for Joint Ventures & Separate Accounts. Mr. Redland joined High Street in May 2018 after 19 years at First Industrial Realty Trust.  During his tenure at First Industrial Realty Trust, Mr. Redland was involved in over $3.5 billion of transactions with his most recent role as a Senior Investment Officer. Prior to joining First Industrial Realty Trust, he served as a Financial Analyst at The Greenwich Group International in Los Angeles, CA.  Mr. Redland holds a BS in Public Affairs with a concentration in Management and a minor in Biology from Indiana University.