Our team

Jim Baugh, Vice President of Asset Management and Real Estate Development, is responsible for directing the performance of the company’s assets and for leading all of Fairfield Homes Inc.’s real estate development activities, which includes managing the acquisition and development process, financial structuring, project oversight to completion, and partner relations.

Prior to joining Fairfield Homes, Inc., Jim held leadership roles with several LIHTC developers and equity syndicators. With 20 plus years of experience in the affordable housing industry, he has extensive experience leading teams responsible for development, investor relations, and asset management. Jim has closed $520 million in transactions and delivered approximately 2,700 new or renovated multi-family housing units reflecting more than $350 million in development costs.

Jim received a BA in economics from The Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Dayton. He previously served as Vice President of the Executive Board of the Ohio Housing Council and on the policy committee for the Georgia Affordable Housing Coalition. Jim is a member of the 2019 class of Leadership Columbus.