Jim HughesPresident/Chief Operating Officer

As President and Chief Operating Officer of Meridian Development, Mr. Hughes is responsible for leading the company’s day-to-day operation including sourcing, assembling and executing real estate development opportunities.

Mr. Hughes has several years’ experience in real estate development in the Midwestern United States and his expertise centers around contract negotiation, financial modeling, and market research. Between his experience as an engineer and as a developer, Mr. Hughes has managed on several large-scale projects with an aggregate value totaling over $500 million. Mr. Hughes is also a licensed Professional Engineer and holds a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.