Current Inductees


Jim Buie (MBA '80)

Jim Buie is the CEO of the West & Asia Pacific Regions for Hines. He is a member of the Hines Executive Committee.

Since joining Hines in 1980, Mr. Buie has been responsible for the development, acquisition, and/or management of more than 100 million square feet of commercial real estate in 50 cities representing over $23 billion in value. Highlights of his career with Hines include the development of 101 California and Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, Figueroa at Wilshire in Los Angeles, Embassy House in Beijing and One Museum Place in Shanghai. 

Mr. Buie earned his bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Virginia in 1974 and his master of business administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1980.


Dan Neidich

Daniel Neidich (MBA '74)

Mr. Neidich is founder and chief executive officer of Dune Real Estate Partners LP. 

Dune manages real estate private equity funds with over $4.3 billion of equity capital under management. The funds target opportunistic investments in the United States and Europe. Prior to founding Dune, Mr. Neidich was at Goldman Sachs where he was a member of the Management Committee, co-head of the Merchant Banking Division, and Chairman of the Whitehall Investment Committee. Mr. Neidich joined Goldman Sachs in 1978, became a partner in 1984 and became head of Goldman’s Real Estate Department in 1990. In 1992, he formed the Real Estate Principal Investment Area, in 1998 he became co-head of the Merchant Banking Division, and in 1999 he joined the firm’s Management Committee. 

He received an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a BA from Yale University.