Based in Newport Beach, California, Bud Pharris serves as CRG’s Senior Vice President and Partner with oversight of the Western Region. Bud focuses primarily on industrial ground-up development and value-add projects and has over 25 years of commercial real estate experience. During his career, Bud has been responsible for sourcing nearly $1B in capital deployment and development deals with an additional $700M+ in regional transaction oversight throughout the West. In Bud’s previous role as Managing Director, West Region for DCT Industrial Trust (NYSE: DCT), he was responsible for development, capital deployment, portfolio management and operations. Bud’s oversight duties included all company operations in the Denver, Northern California, Phoenix, Seattle and the Southern California regional markets. Bud was an executive team member at DCT prior to its merger with Prologis in 2018 and was a voting member of the Internal Investment Committee. Prior to joining DCT, Bud was a Senior Development Manager with Panattoni Development Company in the Southern California office with primary market responsibilities focused on the Inland Empire. Early on in his career, Bud worked for an investment advisor to a privately held real estate investment trust and as a broker specializing in office and industrial properties in Northern California.