St. John Properties, Inc., a commercial real estate firm which has developed more than 22 million square feet of space and is active in nine states, has selected Cole Switzer as Staff Accountant. Switzer, who will work from the corporate headquarters in Baltimore, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park, and is pursuing a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Finance from Loyola University Maryland.
In his new position, Switzer will be responsible for day-to-day general accounting functions to complement the activities of the company’s in-house accounting team, including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger and various other bookkeeping and financial tasks. He will also verify the accuracy of vendor invoices and assist with monthly and quarterly reporting activities and year-end audits.
“Cole’s critical thinking and analytical skills make him the ideal candidate for this position,” explained Cindy Thayer, Assistant Vice President, Controller for St. John Properties. “His academic success and overall experience will complement our strong in-house team of professionals and we look forward to his contributions.”
Founded in 1971, St. John Properties, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest and most successful privately held commercial real estate firms. The company is distinguished by its commitment to customer service, achievements in green building, and top-rated workplace culture. Throughout St. John Properties’ 51-year history, the company has developed more than 22 million square feet of flex/R&D, office, retail, warehouse space and has investments in over 2,600 residential units. The company proudly serves more than 2,500 clients in Colorado, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Utah, and Wisconsin. For more information about the company, visit www.sjpi.com.