We are Ethos Development

A Portland-based real estate firm active on the West coast. Every project represents a thoughtful big idea, not a one-size-fits-all solution. Primarily working in urban environments, Ethos and its design partners harness unique solutions to build high performance, low impact buildings. Unyielding attention to detail makes for inspired design, creating places where people want to be.

  1. Paul Del Vecchio
    President

    Paul’s first position in real estate was sweeping the floors of his father’s developments at the age of seven. Since then, Paul has spent decades in development and construction management, financial analysis, and consulting and advisory services for both public and private organizations.

    Paul’s first position in real estate started at the age of seven; sweeping the floors of his Italian immigrant father’s developments. Since then, Paul has spent decades in development and construction management, financial analysis, and consulting and advisory services for both public and private organizations. In addition to his work at Ethos, Paul serves on the City of Tacoma’s Design Review Project Advisory Group and the board’s real estate advisory committee of Central City Concern and has previously supported the Boards of Proud Ground and Oregon Smart Growth.

    Prior to founding Ethos, Paul served as an International Realty Specialist with the U.S. Department of State specializing in acquisition of land for new embassies and consulates. In addition to working for world leaders in the construction field such as AECOM and Skanska USA, Paul previously served as Director of Development for Monument Realty, one of Washington, D.C.’s leading real estate development firms.

    Paul holds a Professional Engineering license, Principal Brokers Licenses in Oregon and Washington, and a U.S. Green Building Council LEED accredited professional certification. A designer at heart, Paul earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering as well as a Masters in Engineering Management from The George Washington University, the latter as a trustee’s fellow. Having completed an International MBA from the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, Spain, he was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma honors society. During business school, Paul worked with Femmes Africa Solidarité, a non-profit promoting women entrepreneurs in Africa, by working with several Rwandan business owners to define a strategy and seek funding.

    When not managing Ethos, Paul spends his time with his wife Lisa, son Andrea and two dogs Luna and Boom. Mountain Biking, Skiing, Sailing, and Trail Running are passions that help shape Paul’s perspective on the importance of smart and sustainable urban growth strategies.

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  2. Anders Meyer
    Development Director

    Anders’ interest in the built environment began shortly after earning his BA at Middlebury College in Vermont. Anders’ previous roles in real estate development focused on food and beverage retail with an emphasis on multi-tenant, communal spaces within mixed-use projects.

    Anders’ interest in the built environment began shortly after earning his BA at Middlebury College in Vermont. Working for Northern Timbers Construction, he built custom homes with a focus on energy efficient design. Through the rigorous project standards set by the general contractor, he learned about Passive House construction techniques, efficient mechanical systems and worked with designers to hone detailing for construction feasibility and performance.

    Anders went on to earn his Masters of Architecture at the University of Washington in Seattle, pursuing interests in materials and fabrication and exploring the relationship between multifamily housing and nature in projects that focused on creating a holistic residential experience. Through this work he developed a passion for, and understanding of, the interplay between the environment and vibrant urban communities.

    Anders previous roles in real estate development focused on food and beverage retail with an emphasis on multi-tenant, communal spaces within mixed-use projects. Prior to joining Ethos, Anders acted as Project Manager during pre-development for a first of its kind, mass-timber Bio and Life Science center in Portland’s Central Eastside. He concurrently managed a multi-building apartment complex situated on an environmentally sensitive site in the Portland suburbs.

    At Ethos, Anders is excited to be a part of envisioning, planning and building multifamily projects that enhance human and environmental health and liveability. Grounded in an understanding of the construction process and economic realities, Anders leverages curiosity to listen to stakeholder needs and offer creative and unique solutions that strengthen the urban cultural fabric through inspiring design.

    Anders also loves to spend time playing outside or sitting by the fire with his wife, Sasha, and two pit-mix pups, Scarlet and Roux. He occasionally enjoys holding his breath for extended periods, but if he could only do one thing for the rest of his life it would unquestionably be cross-country skiing.

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  3. Jamison Loos
    Sr. Development Manager

    Jamison’s passion for urban environments emerged growing up in Los Angeles and contemplating how cities function. Since then, he has worked in finance and development roles and used his skillset to support local non-profits and industry organizations.

    Jamison’s passion for urban environments emerged growing up in Los Angeles and contemplating how cities function. Since then, he has worked in finance and development roles and used his skillset to support local non-profits and industry organizations.

    Before joining Ethos, Jamison worked for a Holland Partner Group, a sizeable West Coast multi-family development platform. From initial underwriting through lease-up, he managed projects ranging from urban podium projects to expansive master-plan garden apartment developments. A notable exception to his multi-family experience, Jamison managed the pre-development and construction of 80,000sf office building (including the firm’s corporate headquarters) and full-block, ground-floor retail space in Downtown Vancouver, Washington.

    A graduate of Reed College in Portland, Jamison studied urban politics as an undergraduate, publishing original research on the nation’s first community development corporation in Brooklyn. After working in a non-profit community development role, Jamison attended Portland State University to obtain a master’s degree in real estate development.

    Jamison serves as Co-Chair of ULI’s Young Leaders Group, is a member of the Buildings Committee of Life Change Church (North Portland), and volunteers with Faithful Friends (youth mentoring organization).

    While not contributing to the built environment, Jamison is an avid tennis player and cyclist. He loves charcoal grilling, cooking big dinners, and creating occasions to bring friends together.

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  4. Josh Bean
    Principal

    Josh Bean is a Principal at Ethos Development and is responsible for acquisitions, leasing and dispositions of Ethos’ projects. Josh is also a Managing Partner of and runs operations at Ethos Commercial Advisors, our sister company.

    Josh Bean is a Principal at Ethos Development and is responsible for acquisitions, leasing and dispositions of Ethos’ projects. Josh is also a Managing Partner of and runs operations at Ethos Commercial Advisors, our sister company. Being a Portland native and an active commercial broker in the Portland metro area for more than a decade, Josh has a wealth of knowledge on the market’s past, present, and future.

    Josh has successfully completed over 750 lease transactions and 100 sale transactions for over $1 billion dollars of total transaction value. With a strong background in agency leasing and tenant representation, he is able to fine-tune and optimize the performance of income producing assets in order to maximize value. Conversely, Josh sees unique perspectives and can identify value-add opportunities to maximize our client’s investments.

    Josh studied real estate finance at Portland State University, is a member of the Commercial Association of Brokers, CCIM, holds an Oregon Principal Brokers License, and is a member of the Board of Directors of a private REIT. In addition to his professional endeavors, Josh is on the board of SOLVE, a Portland-based environmental non-profit, and does pro-bono work on behalf of non-profits to help them evaluate, develop, and execute on real estate strategies.

    In his spare time, Josh enjoys spending time hiking with his wife Renee and their two Australian cattle dogs.

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  5. Stephanie Wilson
    Project Coordinator | Executive Assistant

    Stephanie leverages her strong critical thinking skills, fierce work ethic and effective communication to implement processes and ensure the day to day runs smoothly. She plays a critical role in enhancing the efficiency and upholding the operating standards of the company.

    Stephanie leverages her strong critical thinking skills, fierce work ethic and effective communication to implement processes and ensure the day to day runs smoothly. Responsible for the direct support of the Ethos development team with administrative functions and ad hoc tasks, she plays a critical role in enhancing the efficiency and upholding the operating standards of the company. A key to Stephanie’s success is anticipating needs of both internal and external stakeholders to facilitate strong working relationships.

    Stephanie comes to Ethos Development with two years of commercial real estate experience and is a licensed real estate broker in Oregon. In Portland she worked as a Project Coordinator at JLL, Inc supporting a high-procuring brokerage team engaging in industrial and office landlord and tenant representation.

    Born and raised in the suburbs of Dallas, Texas, Stephanie graduated from the University of North Texas with a Master’s in Public Administration, focusing on Economic and Community Development.

    When she is not at work, you can find Stephanie playing board games, baking, or going on a hike with her rescue dog Louie.

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  6. Dan Noyes
    Finance Manager

    Dan is currently a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Oregon and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management/Finance from Brigham Young University-Hawaii, a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate of Accounting, Graduate Certificate of Real Estate Investment & Finance, and a Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) from Portland State University.

    Dan’s desire to become a real estate professional stems from some of his fondest childhood memories - exploring local construction sites and witnessing new subdivisions being built near his hometown of McMinnville, Oregon. Over the past decade Dan has made all corners of the greater Portland, OR area his home, and spent an exciting six-year stretch living just steps from the ocean on Oahu’s North Shore.

    Throughout his career, Dan has enjoyed the critical thinking and problem solving associated with Accounting and Finance. Prior to working with Ethos, he spent time crunching numbers as a valuation analyst with CBRE and and an associate at Merrill in Honolulu, HI. More recently, as a Senior Accountant at Novogradac, Dan worked primarily with real estate developers and their associates to navigate the complex world of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and multifamily apartment operations.

    Dan is currently a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Oregon and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management/Finance from Brigham Young University-Hawaii, a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate of Accounting, Graduate Certificate of Real Estate Investment & Finance, and a Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) from Portland State University. He’s also a member of ULI’s Young Leaders Group - Northwest, and NAIOP’s Commercial Real Estate Development Association - Oregon Chapter.

    When Dan isn’t entertaining himself with excel spreadsheets, you’ll find him walking the Eastbank Esplanade, playing fingerstyle guitar, or spending a quiet weekend fishing with family at Hagg Lake. When the waves are good, Pacific City, Oregon and “Goats” (a hidden gem of Oahu) are his go-to surf spots. As a life-long learner and teacher at heart, Dan also volunteers working practice problems with graduate students, reviewing advanced finance concepts, and sharing his insights about the fundamentals of real estate finance and development.

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