Chief Development Officer
As Chief Development Officer for Corporate Realty Development, Brian is responsible for implementing new projects and managing the development process for the company's future pipeline of planned projects. Particular focus is paid to deal structure, public / private partnerships, project budgets, schedules, financial and social returns. In addition, Brian is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with investment partners, governmental leaders, lenders and consultants. Brian serves on the company's internal leadership team that establishes and maintains company mission, vision, goals and objectives, planning charitable contributions as well as planning and implementing community and disadvantaged business enterprise growth initiatives.
Brian has more than 17 years of experience in real estate investment and development activities and has served as a development team member on commercial real estate projects in Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, and Nevada. Prior to joining Corporate Realty, Brian served as an Associate Developer in the retail division at Colonial Properties Trust (NYSE:CLP). While at Colonial his responsibilities included pursuing market leads for retail development, securing land for future development, preparing marketing materials for tenant presentation, preparing site layout to achieve maximum yield, and securing relocation sites on behalf of anchor tenants. Brian also held several positions within Bayer Properties including Development Coordinator and Project Planner where he handled all planning aspects for future projects including construction project budgets and pro forma, procuring and managing consultants, coordinating with government entities to secure project approvals and incentives, and worked to secure and close land, site work, construction, and permanent financing.
Brian is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the State of Alabama and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). He holds a B.A. degree in Geography, specializing in Geographic Information Systems from the University of Alabama and an M.B.A. from the University of Alabama - Birmingham. Within the Birmingham community, he serves on the City of Birmingham's Design Review Committee and the City of Vestavia Hills Planning and Zoning Commission. Brian graduated from and is past president and board member of Leadership Vestavia Hills, graduated from Leadership UAB, and served on UAB's Alys Stephens Center Junior Patron board.
Contact Brian directly at (205) 503-4435.