John S. Moody – CEO
John Moody began his career as a founder of Wood, Campbell, Moody & Gibbs (1973-84) of Houston, TX. He was managing partner for several years. The firm was a full service commercial law firm with 35 attorneys in 1984. Mr. Moody was President of the Moody Corporation, a Houston based land-development Company which served as the master developer for four projects encompassing 2,500 acres and over 1,500 developed lots from 1984 – 1987. Next, Mr. Moody was President of Paine Webber Properties (1987-91), the real estate principal group of Paine Webber, Inc. In this capacity he was responsible for the asset management of over $3 billion of assets and the structuring, marketing, and sale of new funds to the Paine Webber retail network. He served as President and CEO of Cornerstone Properties, Inc. in 1991 as NYSE traded REIT that grew from $500 million to $4.5 billion of trophy office assets and was sold to Equity Office Properties in June 2000. The IPO investors in Cornerstone achieved an IRR in excess of 20%. Mr. Moody left Cornerstone Properties in 2000 and became president of Marsh & McLennan Realty Advisors from 2001-2004, an entity which provided global real estate services to Marsh & McLennan. He then went on to become president and CEO of HRO Asset Management (2004-05), a real estate advisory firm which acted as exclusive U.S. advisor to Commerzebank’s real estate unit (CGI). HRO Asset Management purchased $850 million of assets for CGI, which have been liquidated at an IRR in excess of 30%. Presently, he is the organizer and sponsor of Parkside Capital Land Fund (2006-Present). Mr. Moody is a graduate of Stanford University (BS) and the University of Texas (JD).