Meet Our Team
James F. Whalen
Chief Executive Officer
Jim started working with Investment Properties, Inc. in 1986 and took over as the sole proprietor of the firm in 1997. He has direct experience in the development of office, industrial and retail properties and has personally developed over 1 million square feet of space including three (3) Class A office buildings in Montgomery County, MD, (7) high bay industrial buildings in Montgomery County, (2) in Howard County, (2) multifamily residential properties in Montgomery County and Baltimore City, and various other properties in the DC Metro Area. His experience encompasses all aspects of the development, financing, management, operation and the marketing of commercial properties. Jim is the Chairman of the Board of Capital Bank N/A, a National Bank Headquartered in the Washington, DC and Baltimore Areas. He also is a Trustee on the Board of Trustees of St. Johns Episcopal School. Jim is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and he is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Maryland and Washington, D.C.
Bruce A. Stotka, CPA
Controller and Chief Financial Officer
Bruce joined Investment Properties, Inc. in 2011 with approximately 24 years of experience in real estate and accounting. Bruce is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a graduate of Waynesburg College. Bruce is responsible for all financial activities of Investment Properties, Inc. including monthly investor reporting, lender reporting, tax preparation, owner level accounting and cash management.
William C. Ferguson, CPA
Commercial Brokerage Agent
Bill joined Investment Properties, Inc. as the Chief Financial Officer in 1998. He formerly had responsibility for all accounting and financial management functions for the firm including Property Management Accounting. With over 33 years of experience in commercial real estate, Bill has extensive knowledge of leasing and sales transactions for office, industrial and retail properties. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Bill has a thorough understanding of the financial implications of each transaction on the value of the real estate asset. Bill is a graduate of Benjamin Franklin University and licensed Salesperson in Maryland.