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Justin Peterson is President of StateStreet Group and leads the integration between SSG’s acquisition and development, asset management, and property management functions. His responsibilities include strategic leadership, identifying and assessing new and existing investments, and risk management.


Justin joined SSG in 2010 as its General Counsel. Previously, he was a litigator at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, a law clerk for the Hon. Rhesa H. Barksdale of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and vice president with Silicon Valley Bank (NASDAQ: SIVB). Justin is a graduate of Leadership Jackson and has served as President of the board of the Mid-South Chapter of JDRF, the global leader in research to treat, prevent and cure type 1 diabetes. He currently serves on the boards of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Methodist Rehabilitation Center, and the Eudora Welty Foundation. Justin is a member of Galloway United Methodist Church.


​Justin received his B.A. in Economics from Wake Forest University and his J.D. from the University of Virginia.  ​A native of Boston, Justin lives in Jackson with his wife Anna and their three children.

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