Douglas P. Wilson

Mr. Douglas Wilson brings nearly 35 years of experience in receivership, 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 Receiver for over 1,200 State and Federal Court matters, located in 35 states.  Prior to founding Douglas Wilson Companies 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 projects of its kind.

Mr. Wilson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Denver.  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.

Project Highlights

The Mark

A $155 million, 33-story mixed-use development located one block from the San Diego Padres’ Petco Park


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..

NOAA Facility

A 268,762 square foot office and research facility located adjacent to the University of Maryland.

Tamarack Resort

A 7,000 acre four season resort and residential community offering world class alpine, snowboarding and cross country skiing, championship golf, biking and hiking trails, whitewater rafting and fishing on Idaho’s renowned Payette River, and swimming and boating on Lake Cascade.

Loyal M. Nordstrom Estate

Multiple properties located throughout California, Washington and Hawaii, including a 2,500 acre farm used for breeding horses, llamas and alpacas.

Professional Affiliations

Urban Land Institute (ULI), member of UDMUC – Blue Council

National Association of Federal Equity Receivers (NAFER)

California Receivers Forum (CRF), past President

California Bankruptcy Forum (CBF), past President

Turnaround Management Association (TMA)

Special Assets Manager Association (SAMA)

Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP)

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Downtown San Diego Partnership (DSDP)

Lambda Alpha National Real Estate Fraternity (LAI)

University of California at San Diego Real Estate Advisory Board

San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

Attended CRF/Loyola III, IV, VI and VII

Community Outreach

University of San Diego: Burnham-Moores Center Policy Advisory Board, Board member

University Club, Founding Chair and Current Co-Chair

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Former board member

YMCA, Former board member

La Jolla Playhouse, Former board member

Museum of Photographic Arts, Former board member

Rotary Club of San Diego

    Douglas Wilson Companies was founded in 1989 to provide a wide range of specialized business, workout, and real estate services to law firms, state and federal courts, corporations, partnerships, pension funds, REITs, financial institutions, and property owners throughout the United States.


    1620 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 400
    San Diego, California 92101


    (619) 641-1141