President & Chief Executive Officer
Douglas Arthur, President & CEO of SENTRE, oversees the company’s full service investment and development platform, sets the strategic vision for the firm and is active in the company’s acquisitions, dispositions, development, joint ventures and capital markets activities. Doug also leads the company's Board of Directors and Investment Committee.
Doug joined SENTRE in 2004. Prior to becoming President & CEO, Doug founded SENTRE Living, the company’s multi-family platform, that focuses on acquiring and developing apartment communities throughout the West Coast and Mexico. He also played a key role in the company’s development and transactional groups which specialize in the acquisition, disposition and development of real estate as well as the representation of both landlords and tenants in lease transactions.
Doug graduated from Harvard Business School’s OPM Executive Education program and received a Masters in Real Estate from the University of San Diego. Doug also graduated with honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara where he was the two-time captain of their Division I water polo team. He is a licensed real estate broker in the State of California and has earned the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) and LEED AP (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) designations.
Doug is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), a San Diego Chapter board member of the National Association of Office & Industrial Properties (NAIOP) and an active member in the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Doug is active in the community and has raised over $500,000 for Rady Children’s Hospital, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and Voices for Children on behalf of the annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament.
Doug and his wife Remley have four children.