Vice President of Real Estate Transactions
Toby is Forterra’s VP of Real Estate Transactions. The Transactions team are managing the conservation acquisition of 10,000 acres of wild and farm lands for 2019-2020, the development of prototype cross laminated timber affordable housing units in Tukwila and Hamilton, and the deployment of Forterra’s Strong Communities Funds, one of western Washington’s cutting edge approaches to Social Impact Capital. Toby was previously CEO of Bio City Development Company, a land developer of purpose-designed, ecologically-efficient satellite cities, working in Dubai, Shanghai and Istanbul. Since returning from overseas, Toby has participated in the development of two of the country’s first pure mass timber buildings. Toby is a graduate of Duke University and the Sorbonne and was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Delhi in 1995.