John Griggs is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Presidium Group, a vertically integrated real estate investment and development firm focused on growth markets, primarily in the southern United States. Based in Dallas, TX and founded in 2002, Presidium owns and operates 11,000 apartment units in Texas, Maine and Oklahoma. John has personally led transactions totaling over $1.5 billion at Presidium. Presidium’s core business has been acquiring and renovating existing properties. It is also developing 700 units in Austin and Jacksonville, FL, is actively entitling and permitting another 1000 units in Texas and is planning to develop several other prime infill sites comprising over 100 acres in Austin, Dallas and Houston. Presidium has been a leader in sustainability, and is one of the largest producers of solar energy in the multifamily industry. Before launching his real estate career, John was a corporate lawyer at Milbank and Wilson Sonsini. He received an A.B. from Stanford University in 1995 and a J.D. from the University of Michigan in 1998.