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Joseph N. Rentfro, Executive Vice President, Real Estate, Tejon Ranch
Joseph N. Rentfro is Executive Vice President of Real Estate for Tejon Ranch Co.,
having joined the company in March 2015. He is a veteran real estate executive with
25 years of experience, including development oversight for some of the highest
profile projects in the USA and Middle East.
For the last five years, Rentfro directed development efforts for a number of major
projects within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
Prior to his work in the Middle East, Rentfro held executive positions at The St. Joe
Company (NYSE: JOE), ascending ultimately to Regional Vice President and
General Manager. There he led all efforts related to planning, design, entitlement,
development, construction, asset management, marketing and sales for real estate
operations within a 330,000-acre region along the Gulf Coast in Northwest Florida.
During his tenure with St. Joe, the largest landowner in the State of Florida with
ownership of more than one million acres, he was responsible for the sale of many
millions of dollars worth of real estate assets, including single family homes,
residential lots, industrial/business park sites, entitled parcels, right-of-ways, and
Renfro has also held executive positions with Aramark Corporation (NYSE: RMK)
and Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR)—as well as positions early in his career
with PKF Consulting, Loews Hotels & Resorts, and The Walt Disney Company
A native Texan, Rentfro received a bachelor degree from Texas A&M University, his
Master’s Degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and has completed executive
education programs at Penn State University’s Smeal College of Business, Harvard
Business School, and Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
He and his wife Stephanie have three children.