Nick Vanderboom

Nick Vanderboom
Chief Operating Officer
Related California

As Chief Operating Officer for Related California, Mr. Vanderboom supports the daily operation of the company’s luxury housing, mixed-income housing and mixed-use development division, a portfolio totaling over $1.5 billion in development. He is responsible for the leadership, management and growth of the company as well as its financial strength and operating efficiency.

Mr. Vanderboom comes to Related with 10 years of real estate development experience and has overseen the development of more than $2 billion in assets. Prior to joining Related, Mr. Vanderboom was Executive Vice President for The Howard Hughes Corporation where he led the company’s new development projects in Hawaii, including Ward Village, a 60-acre urban master planned community in the heart of Honolulu that upon completion will include more than 4,500 units and 1 million square feet of retail. Under his leadership, Ward Village was named Best-Planned Community in the United States by Architectural Digest. Ward Village also became Hawaii’s only LEED-ND Platinum-Certified project, the largest neighborhood development in the country to achieve Platinum Certification.

Prior to The Howard Hughes Corporation, Mr. Vanderboom was Vice President at TPMC California, a privately-owned investment and development company based in Dallas, Texas, where he performed a comprehensive due diligence analysis and created a transition plan for The Howard Hughes Corporation’s assets during its spinoff from General Growth Properties in 2010.

Mr. Vanderboom holds a Master of Real Estate Development and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. During his five years at USC, Mr. Vanderboom played football under head coach, Pete Carroll, winning two National and five Pac-10 Championships. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Young Presidents Organization.