Jim Knight

Jim Knight

Managing Director of Investments -
GA, OH and TN

Contributions at Cortland

Jim oversees the investment activity for Cortland’s assets in the Atlanta, Tennessee, and Ohio markets, providing support and guidance to the Director of Investments or Investment Manager for each respective market. His primary focus is on the evaluation and business plan formation for all new deals to ensure these crucial elements are optimal. Additionally, Jim also governs the execution of business plans and process/system implementation for existing deals.

Experience + Education

  • Executive Vice President of Finance, Cortland
  • Principal, The Massie Knight Group
  • President, Priske-Jones Southeast
  • Senior Land Acquisition Manager, McCar Homes
  • Land Acquisition Manager, Archstone Communities
  • MBA, Real Estate and Corporate Finance, University of Georgia
  • BS, Economics and Engineering Science, Vanderbilt University


  • Urban Land Institute
  • Council for Quality Growth