Stephane Wandel

Stephane Wandel

Thrifty Oil Co.  |  Director of Development & Acquisitions

Seal Beach, California

Leadership Position:


Chapter: NAIOP SoCal

Stephane Wandel is the Director of Acquisitions & Development for Thrifty Oil Co.  Thrifty Oil is one of Southern California’s largest private real estate companies with over 300 properties under management.  In this capacity, Stephane is responsible for sourcing industrial and office acquisition opportunities throughout Southern California, as well as securing necessary entitlements prior to development. 

Prior to joining Thrifty Oil, Stephane was Deputy Director for Boeing’s international real estate & facilities group, responsible overseeing facility strategies, property operations, construction and real estate transactions for a 3.5 million square foot portfolio.  Earlier in his career at Boeing, Stephane served as Senior Manager responsible for Boeing’s global corporate real estate transaction activities.  In that role, Stephane led all property acquisitions, dispositions and property development worldwide.  During his 16 year career at Boeing, Stephane acted as a subject-matter expert on property acquisitions, dispositions, entitlements, property development and leasing efforts.  Stephane led Boeing’s efforts to optimize its property portfolio by acquiring or disposing of over 10 million square feet of existing facilities as well as 2,000 acres of land and in multiple jurisdictions in California, Washington, Kansas, South Carolina as well as over 15 countries during his tenure. 

Prior to Joining Boeing, Stephane was an Asset Manager and Investment Analyst for Summit Commercial properties, responsible for the acquisition, management and disposition of over $750 million in retail and industrial properties.