Mr. Whitney,an architect and broker, brings over 35 years experience in contract and construction management, development, real estate brokerage and management, building operations, construction loan monitoring, and environmental due diligence. His experience has been with major office and retail developers as well as private architectural practice/contract administration and construction, and management with a leading financial institution.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Whitney founded Sew Real Estate Services, a consulting firm providing services to a broad array of corporate clients focused on the acquisition and/or management of real estate assets. Prior to forming Sew Real Estate Services, Mr. Whitney managed the Technical Services Loan Management Southern Region at CitiGroup (CitiCorp) in the Real Estate Finance Group. Responsibilities included overseeing construction loan projects, asset construction and renovation, environmental evaluation, due diligence coordination, onsite evaluations, construction scheduling, funding, and establishing and tracking budgets. While in Houston, Mr. Whitney managed the contracts group and was a project manager with a Houston Architectural Firm as well as a Houston Development Group.
Mr. Whitney received his Bachelor of Architecture from Texas Tech University and is a licensed Architect in Texas as well as a licensed Real Estate Broker with post graduate studies at Rice University. He has previously been a member of the American Institute of Architects, Texas Society of Architects, Dallas AIA, and Dallas Chamber of Commerce and has been a guest lecturer at the American Bankers Association, NYU, Executive Enterprises and is a past President of United Cerebral Palsy.