John V. “Bud” Pharris

Managing Director, West Region

As Managing Director for DCT Industrial, John “Bud” Pharris is responsible for operating and growing the Company’s business in the West Region. Working with local market teams, Mr. Pharris is focused on deploying capital into attractive acquisition and development opportunities as well as leasing and managing the Company’s portfolio in the West Region. Additionally, Mr. Pharris is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee.

Mr. Pharris has more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience and has been with DCT Industrial since 2011, previously serving as Regional Vice President from 2011 to 2014. Prior to joining the team, Mr. Pharris served for ten years as a Senior Development Manager for Panattoni Development Company. During his tenure, he oversaw all aspects of pre-development, entitlement, construction, leasing, and project stabilization on projects he sourced in the Inland Empire region of Southern California. Additionally, he was responsible for over 6 million square feet of development projects, serving as the project lead on 24 development projects with an estimated cost-basis value of nearly $500 million. Mr. Pharris also worked for a Sacramento-based industrial brokerage and for a Real Estate Investment Trust as an Investment Advisor.

Mr. Pharris has his B.S. in Marketing from California State University, Sacramento. He is a member of the Southern California and Inland Empire chapters of NAIOP and a member of the Los Angeles and Orange County/Inland Empire chapters of SIOR.

Regional Office Address

12 Corporate Plaza, Suite 150
Newport Beach, CA  92660


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