Jim Schulte, President and Principal
Jim is President for Restore Utah where he oversees investing, rehabilitation and management activities. Over the course of a diverse 30 year career in various as aspects of real estate investment, development and consulting, Jim has proven himself to be skilled at completing successful real estate investments, planning and developing real estate projects, securing development rights, and evaluating market conditions. His real estate career includes management team roles at Kennecott Land and Boeing where he was responsible for the planning and entitlement of 89,000 acres in Salt Lake and a 260 acre infill project in Long Beach, CA. Other activities in his career have included apartment acquisitions totaling over $75 million for Archstone, and international real estate consulting assignments. Jim holds an MBA from The Anderson School at UCLA and a BBA in real estate and finance from SMU. He is a board member of the Habitat for Humanity Salt Lake Valley and the Utah Housing Coalition.
Rich Beck, Vice President and Principal
Rich Beck is the Vice President of Investment and Asset Management for Restore Utah where he oversees acquisitions and portfolio performance. Rich's background includes experience in the real estate and financial services industries. Prior to joining the team, Rich worked for Orion Management Group where he managed the operations of a $10M real estate fund, oversaw the development of additional units, and manged the disposition of several apartment complexes. Rich holds a B.A.in Business Management from the Marriott School at Brigham Young University and a Master's in Real Estate Development from the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah.
Jon Neviaser, General Manager and Principal
Jon is the General Manager and a Principal at Rize Property Management where he oversees property management operations for Restore and new business development for third party clients. He has extensive experience in operations management, business development and sales within real estate and previously the outdoor industry. Throughout his real estate career he has focused on providing clients with the maximum return on investment while constantly improving operations platforms to gain efficiencies. Jon previously held a management role at JG Real Estate in Philadelphia where he managed evolving operations of a rapidly growing client base. He has a BA in political science from the University of Vermont.
Chris Meyer, Senior Project Manager
Chris Meyer leads Restore Utah’s construction and solar divisions and has managed over 400 solar installations and over 400 renovation projects totaling more than $16mm. Chris has over 10 years of extensive construction management experience totaling more than $750mm, ranging from educational and healthcare facilities to high-end residential construction and building renovations projects. Previous to Restore Utah Construction, Chris worked for Hensel Phelps Construction, one of the leading builders in the nation ranked highly in ENR’s Top 400 Contractors.
Chris is a certified Project Management Professional and holds a B.S. in Construction Management from Brigham Young University – Idaho.
Mike Sohm, Real Estate Portfolio Controller
Mike is the Real Estate Portfolio Controller at Restore West and Rize Property Management and oversees both property management and fund level financial reporting. Mike has over 8 years of finance and accounting experience and a diverse background including retail, customer service, sales, manufacturing, warehousing and even athletics. Mike started his accounting career at WSRP as a financial statement audit associate. Most recently, Mike was an accounting manager for Bridge Investment Group’s corporate entities and fund managers. Bridge is a real estate private equity & property management firm and Mike worked with Bridge through a period of tremendous growth. He was part of a select group of accounting professionals who played an integral role in improving processes, accuracy and efficiency of financial reporting in preparation for Bridge’s IPO in July of 2021. Mike earned a Bachelors of Science in Accounting and his Master’s in Accounting at the University of Utah.