James S. Wieland



Mr. Wieland has served as trustee since 2016 and is a member of the Executive and Nomination & Governance Committees.

Mr. Wieland’s expertise and experience in in property management, the real estate industry and business benefits the Trust and Board of Trustees.

Current Experience

  • Governor – Sterling Management, LLC
  • Founder and co-owner – GOLDMARK Property Management, Inc.
  • Founder and co-owner – GOLDMARK Commercial Real Estate, Inc.
  • Founder and co-owner – GOLDMARK Development Corporation
  • Trustee – Sterling Office and Industrial Trust, Sterling Multifamily Trust
  • Board Member – Bell Bank

Previous Experience

  • Board Member – Dakota Renaissance Ventures
  • Board Member – Space Age Technology
  • Board Member – Jamestown Community Hospital
  • Board Member – North Dakota State University Team Makers
  • Board Member – NDSU College of Business
  • Board Member – Cass County Electric Cooperative
  • Board Member – Northern Capital Trust
  • Board Member – Production Publications, Inc.
  • Board Member – the Walton Bean Cooperative.


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Economics from North Dakota State University
  • Master of Science in Agricultural Economics from North Dakota State University