Redwood Property Investors, LLC and its related companies specialize in a wide range of real estate expertise including
acquisition, planning and development, construction, sales, leasing and property management.
We began with a primary focus on development opportunities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and San Joaquin County identifying undervalued properties and investing in them to realize their full potential.
Since our inception in 2007, we have acquired, renovated and sold over 1,000 single family residences and have built a
portfolio of over 75 rental properties by acquiring, improving and providing in-house property leasing and management
services. In recent years, we’ve shifted and invested our expertise towards restoring and managing multi-family
properties. We improve neighborhoods one property at a time by creating and maintaining quality communities.
Additionally, we’ve purchased, improved and managed commercial properties including office, retail, restaurant,
industrial, warehouse and land, in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo and San Joaquin counties. We have
also diversified our commercial assets in other coastal areas that fit our investment criteria.
We are a licensed California General Contractor and California Real Estate Broker.
Redwood Leadership Team
Reid Settlemier is the Managing Director for Redwood Property Investors. Reid has spent his entire career building and repairing properties as a contractor and real estate developer. Early in Reid’s career, he joined the Bigge Group where he was sales manager, and later promoted to VP of Business Development then to President of the Bigge Equipment Company. In 2002, he formed and became Managing Director of Settlemier Properties, a real estate investment and development company, which today operates under Redwood Property Investors. Reid holds General Engineering “A” and General Contractors “B” Contractors Licenses in 5 states and is a licensed real estate broker in California. Other professional affiliations include the Young President’s Organization, Alliance of Chief Executives, Urban Land Institute and the Oakland Better Housing Coalition. Reid is a major supporter and donor to the Oakland Cancer League, Corpus Christi Church and is a member of the Board of Trustee’s of the Oakland Zoo where he is Chairman of the Planning Committee. Reid received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado
Chief Financial Officer
Cliff Jackson has served as Chief Financial Officer for Redwood Property Investors since 2017. He oversees the financial strategy including, long-range planning, budgeting and forecasting for acquisitions, financing strategies, and tax planning. Primary duties include procuring lender financing via real estate loans and lines of credit and financial reporting to shareholders, capital partners and other interested parties.Prior to moving to Redwood Property Investors, Cliff served as Chief Financial Officer for Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. for twenty years where he led the Accounting, Financing and Human Resources teams, helping to foster the company’s significant growth. Mr. Jackson has also served as Corporate Controller for Rolls Royce Engine Services and a division of Emerson Electric. He has a BS in Accounting from West Virginia University and has been a Certified Management Accountant since 1991.
Chief Operating Officer
Jerry Tanaka oversees Redwood Property’s operations, marketing, property management and leasing, as well as talent development. As a seasoned executive with leadership roles across manufacturing, construction, real estate, aviation and service-related industries, Jerry’s diverse background has consistently focused on operations management, internal systems transformation and improving overall business efficiency and effectiveness.Prior to joining the Redwood team, Jerry served on the executive team with Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. and also had supply chain and operational leadership roles at Virgin America and Hawaiian Airlines. Jerry stays active in the community with organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, Meals on Wheels and Habitat for Humanity. Jerry earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an Executive M.B.A. from the University of Hawaii.
Business Development and Asset Management
Michael Stewart is responsible for asset management, sourcing and underwriting acquisition opportunities for Redwood Property Investors. Prior to RPI, he was in acquisitions for Johnson Development, Inc. a national multifamily developer in San Francisco. Previously he was a senior analyst with Maximus and an acquisitions analyst with Bascom San Francisco. Through his career he has acquired, disposed and recapitalized assets exceeding $400 million in total value. Michael is a graduate of California State University, Chico with a B.S. in Finance and Accounting.
Our in-house resources include acquisitions, finance, asset management, legal, leasing, property management, accounting,
collections, information technology, marketing, talent development and construction. We recruit, hire and retain the
best team members in the business.
If you are interested in joining our team, we are always in search of the best property and leasing consultants as we continue to grow our team and real estate portfolio. Contact [email protected] for any current opportunities.