Profile

James Dobbie
President
Avanta Residential, a Hunt Company

The Avanta vision starts with Jim.  Jim’s approach to creating a widely accepted institutional asset by developing purpose-built,  single-family rental neighborhoods has spawned the Avanta philosophy -  one that serves both investors and neighborhoods through unparalleled foresight, planning and attention to detail.  Jim serves as Executive Vice President with Hunt Development Group and has over 21 years’ experience in commercial and multifamily real estate operating companies, partnerships and development.  Since joining Hunt in 2007, he has been responsible for over $1.5 billion in transactions and development projects.   Mr. Dobbie directs multiple housing development platforms and projects for the company’s national development platform.  In addition, Mr. Dobbie was a senior executive for the registered investment advisor, Hunt Investment Management and a member of its investment committee.  Mr. Dobbie holds a BA from Southern Methodist University and lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife Stephanie and two children.


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