James M. Scott III


As a Vice President of Investments at The Davis Companies, Jim is responsible for identifying potential development, acquisition and direct equity investment opportunities in Pittsburgh and the Tri-State area, as well as in other select markets. Jim has over 12 years of experience in Pennsylvania-based acquisitions and investments and prior to joining The Davis Companies, Jim served as the Assistant Vice President, Acquisitions and Investments of Oxford Development Company.

While at Oxford, he was responsible for the site assemblage for a large mixed-use development which encompasses more than 10 acres of urban land assemblage and was owned by multiple individual owners and companies.   This particular development was the winner of the 2017 Urban Land Institute Placemaking Award for Excellence.  In addition, Jim sourced land and other opportunities directly for Oxford’s account out of the Pittsburgh market as well as on behalf of their third-party clients.

Jim earned a BA from University of Tennessee-Knoxville and is active in the Pittsburgh community as a board member of Our Clubhouse, a non-profit organization that provides free emotional and social support to those touched by cancer in western Pennsylvania.