John Brand

Chief Operating Officer

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John Brand is Chief Operating Officer, and oversees our asset and property management services and our construction and development services. He has led the effort to refurbish, reposition, and infuse sustainability into our Class A assets.


John joined SENTRE in 1992 and has over 35 years of real estate experience. Prior to joining SENTRE, John spent 10 years in San Diego with The John D. Lusk Company and Rick Engineering Company, respectively, where he assisted in the acquisition, entitlement, and development of over 3,000 residential units and over 150 acres of industrial land in San Diego County and led Rick Engineering Company's land use planning team.


John is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with a degree in City & Regional Planning from the School of Architecture and Environmental Design. He is a licensed real estate agent in the State of California. John is a member of the American Planning Association and the US Green Building Council and has received the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) designation and LEED AP, respectively.


John is a 4th generation San Diegan; active in the San Diego community. John and his wife, Diana, have three children.