Senior Vice President & General Counsel
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Favorite Non-Profit:
Central Indiana Land Trust

The secret to Ambrose’s success is that it has just the right blend of creative and entrepreneurial drive with vast amounts of institutional and transactional experience behind it. That combination allows us to deliver exceptional outcomes for all of our constituents regardless of the challenges presented.

As senior vice president and general counsel, Joe provides direction on overall company strategy with a focus on legal, risk management and compliance practices. He also collaborates closely with Ambrose’s outside legal partners, with emphasis on leasing, joint ventures and capital markets.

Prior to joining Ambrose, Joe spent nearly 12 years with Duke Realty (NYSE: DRE), where he held multiple roles, the most recent being senior vice president, legal – deputy general counsel. In this role, Joe oversaw legal activities related to development, leasing and asset management within the company’s critical West Coast markets, growing the portfolio from three million square feet to over 19 million square feet in just six years. During his career with Duke, he completed over $20 billion in transactions.

In October 2022, San Francisco-based industrial real estate giant Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD) acquired Duke Realty; at which time, Joe joined CRG where he helped develop a national industrial acquisitions platform and served as senior vice president of portfolio management.

Joe holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Washington & Lee University.

Industry & Community

Joe is actively involved in several community boards, including Central Indiana Land Trust, The Penrod Society and the Park Tudor School Board of Trustees.

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