Douglas P. Wilson, Chairman/CEO
Mr. Douglas Wilson brings nearly 30 years of experience in problem resolution, development, and real estate management to his Companies’ clients. During his career, Mr. Wilson has overseen the development and management of nearly $15 billion in assets and has served as a Court-Appointed Fiduciary for over 1,000 State and Federal Court matters, located in 35 states. Prior to founding Douglas Wilson Companies (DWC) in 1989, he was the managing general partner of the company that developed Symphony Towers, a $160 million, 1.2-million-square-foot office and hotel complex; one of downtown San Diego’s largest mixed-use project of its kind.
At DWC, Mr. Wilson has a successful track record of developing award-winning urban projects. Notable projects include: The Mark, a $155 million, 33-story mixed-use development located one block from the San Diego Padres’ Petco Park; Parkloft, a $60 million poured-in-place concrete and brick building with 120 one- and two-story residential lofts located in Downtown San Diego’s East Village neighborhood; China Basin Landing, a 675,000-square-foot office complex on the San Francisco Bay waterfront, adjacent to the San Francisco Giants’ Pacific Bell Park; Half Street, a 400,000-square-foot office building with ground floor retail, located in the Capitol Riverfront District of Washington, D.C.; and the NOAA Facility, a 268,762-square-foot office and research facility located adjacent to the University of Maryland.
Mr. Wilson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Denver. He is a member of several professional and community-based organizations, including: the Urban Land Institute, California Bankruptcy Forum, California Receivers Forum, Downtown San Diego Partnership, Turnaround Management Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club of San Diego, and the Lambda Alpha national real estate fraternity. Mr. Wilson has authored articles for general news and business publications and is often a featured speaker at various business and civic meetings and seminars.