Senior Advisor & Board Chair
Jim Reinhardsen is the Senior Advisor of Heartland LLC and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Jim has over 40 years of extensive experience in evaluating, negotiating, and structuring complex real estate projects, ventures and transactions.
As of 2019, through the merger with Laird Norton Properties, Jim also serves as the President of Laird Norton Properties, where he is responsible for overseeing the investment, development and strategy for Laird Norton Properties.
In these roles, he provides support to Heartland’s senior management on real estate advisory, operating, development and investment activities. In such capacity, Jim focuses on the unique multi-faceted capacities and expertise that both Laird Norton Properties and Heartland LLC can offer existing and new clients.
Jim is a founder of Heartland LLC and was a Principal for 31 years. Prior to Heartland, Jim was a real estate, tax, and securities attorney in both California and Washington. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in San Francisco, California, and a Bachelor of Arts from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. In addition to the Heartland LLC Board, he is currently on the Board of The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, Sellen Construction, The Runstad Department of Real Estate at the University of Washington, and Seabrook. Jim has been extensively involved with real estate education at the University of Washington for over 30 years.