Senior Operations Manager


James joined AREP in 2015. As Senior Operations Manager, James oversees on-site technical operations within our data center environments and commercial facilities to ensure the operations, maintenance, staff and vendor management standards of the contract are met in a cost-effective, safe and efficient manner for AREP and our clients.

James brings more than 29 years of experience in management and customer relationship management with knowledge of critical equipment, systems, and controls, including Trane, Carrier and York chillers, Leibert and Air Flow CRAC units, BAC Cooling Towers, Building Automation Systems like Seimens, Trane Tracer Summit, Foresser data tracker, GE monitoring systems, emergency power operations and more to ensure continuous reliability for tenants throughout AREP’s portfolio of properties.

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American Real Estate Partners (AREP) is an institutional fund manager and innovative operating partner focused on data center, office, and residential/mixed-use development and repositioning throughout the East Coast. AREP has had a number of high-profile successes in the Ashburn data center market, including the 1.8 million square foot acquisition of Quantum Park and the development of a 445,000 square foot headquarters for the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Agency.