John Green is the Managing Principal of Blackstar Real Estate Partners. He has over 20 years of real estate and finance experience, and has managed approximately $5 billion in commercial, multifamily, single-family, and mixed-use properties throughout the nation.
Prior to founding Blackstar, he served as Managing Director for MacFarlane Partners. In that role, John managed a portfolio consisting of over 2.75 million sf of commercial space, 7,500 apartment units, 400,000 sf of retail, 1,000 hotel keys, and 10 million sf of potential development, as well as an Emerging Manager investment platform. Prior to joining MacFarlane Partners, John worked in the real estate development group of The Community Builders; and as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs.
He currently serves as a board member of the Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis at George Washington University as well as the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing. John earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and MPA from Harvard Kennedy School. He also holds a BS degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia.