As Managing Director, John is responsible for sourcing, underwriting and executing Insight’s multi-family investment, renovation and ground-up developments as well as asset management operations.
Prior to joining Insight, John was President of Los Angeles-based E&S Ring for more than a decade. During his tenure John was responsible for directing all company operations for this $2 Billion privately held firm, which operated a portfolio in California, Washington, Oregon and Nevada. John also directed the acquisition of over $400 Million in multifamily properties for the company. In addition to his investment and corporate duties, he headed the management operations for 10,000 multifamily units, including 2,500 apartments for a private investment company based in San Mateo, CA.
Under Mr. Pringle’s leadership, E&S Ring is now recognized as a technology leader for the size and scale of its operations and John is sought to give numerous public speaking engagements about industry best practices, technology implementation, and the maximization of data/video revenue streams for multifamily operations as well as design and development of new and renovated projects.
Prior to joining E&S Ring and relocating to Los Angeles from the Bay Area, John was COO and Principal of Ventana Property Services in Menlo Park, Vice President/Property Operations for AvalonBay Communities, Inc., one of the nation’s largest REITs, and Senior Vice President of Prometheus Development in San Mateo, California.
John has extensive experience in the design and management of high-density urban and suburban apartment communities for institutional investors, including distressed, undercapitalized assets that required recapitalization and operational turnaround tactics and has supervised the lease up and management teams for over 25 new development apartment communities and assisted Federal Realty Trust’s design and planning for its very successful and highly innovative mixed-use Santana Row project in San Jose as well as many others.
John is a graduate of Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He is a Past President of the California Apartment Association and is an active member of the National Multi-housing Council. He has served in a volunteer capacity in numerous industry organizations including the Board of Directors of the National Apartment Association. He is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) with the Institute of Real Estate Management and a member of the Urban Land Institute.