JUSTIN J. WILSON | Managing Director & Co-Founder
Justin J. Wilson is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of 908 Group, a commercial real estate development firm focused on opportunistic real estate development within the multifamily sector. Since its founding in 2006, 908 Group has focused on ‘recession-resilient’ development opportunities, namely affordable and student housing. Mr. Wilson has overseen the development of over 1,400 units and 4,700 beds of multifamily housing with an enterprise value in excess of $500 million. As the co-head of the firm’s Investment Committee, Mr. Wilson is responsible for sourcing development opportunities and forming capital relationships. Additionally, he is responsible for developing and implementing the firm’s investment strategies.
Prior to co-founding 908 Group, he was a Corporate Account Manager with the Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Club from 2004-2006, which he had the distinct privilege of being a member of the 2004 Stanley Cup Championship Team. In 2007, Mr. Wilson was recognized by the Tampa Bay Business Journal as a member of the 30 Under 30.
Mr. Wilson is a member of the Urban Land Institute, National Multifamily Housing Council and Tampa Bay Real Estate Investment Council. Mr. Wilson’s philanthropic activities include Executive Board of Ambassadors for the American Cancer Society, as well as supporting numerous Tampa Bay based charitable organizations.
Mr. Wilson holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Sykes College of Business at the University of Tampa and a Professional Certificate in Real Estate Finance & Development from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Justin and his wife currently reside in Tampa with their son, two daughters, and English bulldog Makayla. His personal interests include tennis, golf, beach volleyball, snowboarding, and Formula 1 motorsports.