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Stillwater Investment Group is an Orange County-based real estate firm focused on acquiring and managing commercial real estate assets throughout California and Arizona. Stillwater Investment Group is led by John Drachman.  Mr. Drachman is responsible for the firm’s investment and asset management activities. Stillwater looks for investment opportunities where it can utilize its asset management expertise to add immediate value while focusing on acquiring projects below their replacement costs. To purchase its assets, Stillwater partners with high net-worth private investors, family offices and institutional equity partners. Since its founding in 2014, Stillwater has acquired and been a partner in over $210 million of office and retail assets in Southern California. Stillwater has also acquired over $40 million of value-add Multi-Family assets as a managing partner of Waterford Residential, LLC.
Prior to founding Stillwater, Mr. Drachman was a Vice President with Greenlaw Partners in Orange County, where he sourced and managed a portfolio of real estate assets throughout Southern California and Arizona. Mr. Drachman began his career as a commercial real estate broker with Grubb & Ellis. Mr. Drachman earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Arizona. He went on to earn his MBA degree as well as his Master in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California. He is an active member of NAIOP, and an avid swimmer and golfer. He currently resides in Newport Beach with his wife Laura and daughter Ariella.
Mr. Drachman can be reached at:  jdrachman@stillwaterig.com
949-748-7090