Jim McBride

Head of Timberland Distribution, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Jim is Head of Timberland Distribution and is responsible for the development and distribution of Company timberland funds.  Prior to TIG, he was with Columbia Management Group, marketing institutional products to large public pension funds. Other past experiences include directing marketing and sales for the Hancock Agricultural Investment Group, marketing positions at CIGNA Corporation, and portfolio management at Bankers Trust Company. He has been in the investment industry for 35 years, with 21 of those years dedicated to investments in natural resources. Jim is a frequent speaker at industry conferences discussing the merits of adding timberland investments to institutional portfolios. Jim received a B.A. from Tufts University and a MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, with concentrations in finance and marketing.