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San Francisco LEADERSHIP
Brian Pianca is the Managing Director of Development for Wood Partners in California. His responsibilities include development, finance and asset management throughout the state. Pianca joined Wood Partners in 2009 as a part of the firm’s expansion into Northern California. Since joining the firm, he has been actively involved in the origination, financing and management of more than $800 million worth of developments.
Before joining Wood Partners, Pianca worked as a Development Associate at Trammell Crow Residential and, prior to that, he was employed by Richmond American Homes as a Land Acquisition Manager.
Pianca earned his MBA and Master of Real Estate Development degrees from the University of Southern California. He also holds a BA degree in History from Wake Forest University.
Jonathan Yarnold oversees Marketing, Branding, and Public Relations nationally for Wood Partners, including its Development, Corporate, and Property Management divisions. He has held numerous management and creative roles with both client-side and agency-side experience. Prior to joining Wood, he was a managing director of the San Francisco-based Astuto Group, leading strategic marketing and communications initiatives with a roster of clients in multiple industries, including Media, Cloud, Biotech, Retail, Fashion, Healthcare, Venture Capital, Food & Beverage, and more. Jonathan has produced award winning work for NBC Television, the San Francisco Giants, Mercedes Benz, and others. A former Creative Director for an Australian-based software firm, Jonathan is a published author with over 300 radio and television appearances.
Julia Wilk is a Director of Development in the San Francisco office of Wood Partners. Wilk is responsible for the sourcing, financing, and development of multifamily communities in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since joining the firm in 2012, she has managed the origination, financing and development of over 800 multifamily units valued in excess of $400 million.
Prior to joining Wood Partners, Wilk worked as a Development Associate for JDT International in Philadelphia and as an Analyst for Arroyo & Co in San Francisco. Wilk began her career as a producer of documentary television and film in New York.
Wilk earned her Masters of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning degree from the University of Pennsylvania with a Certificate in Real Estate Design and Development. She also holds a BA degree in History from Yale University.