President, Hillwood West
L.M. Cummings is President of Hillwood West, a division of Hillwood that invests in real estate opportunities with developers, builders, and landowners in the Western United States, primarily California, Arizona, and Hawaii.
Cummings previously led Hillwood West for ten years (1992 to 2002) and has been in the real estate industry for more than 35 years. He has successfully led more than $3 billion in real estate transactions, including residential and industrial land, single-family residential homebuilding, industrial, office, retail, mixed-use, golf course, and resort properties in Texas, California, Hawaii, Arizona, and Costa Rica.
Cummings also co-founded MSJ Partners, LLC and actively guided the strategic planning of the company’s operations. Prior to joining Hillwood in 1992, Cummings opened The Staubach Company’s first West Coast office in Irvine, California in 1988.
Cummings graduated from Texas Tech University, earning a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing.