Our Leadership Team

Our people are industry experts. We recruit and hire the best development, investment and real estate leaders across the country. With our development expertise and Clayco’s vertically integrated design-build platform, you can trust our team to exceed your expectations on any project anywhere.

Senior Leadership
Bob Clark

Principal / Clayco Executive Chairman & Founder

Shawn Clark

Principal & President

Chris McKee

Principal & Chief Development Officer

Jennifer E. Nichols

General Counsel & Senior Vice President

David Reifman

Partner / Clayco Chicago Business Unit President

Jeff Tegethoff

Operating Partner

Acquisitions & Development

We understand that real estate development is a local business, which is why our regional leaders and their teams represent the best and brightest industry talent in each of our seven regional offices, including Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Seattle, Southern California and St. Louis, with support and active projects in more than 30 markets nationally.

Southeast Region
Mike Demperio

Partner /  Executive Vice President
Southeast Region Industrial Lead

Midwest Region
Jeff Lanaghan

Partner / Senior Vice President
Midwest Region Industrial Lead

Northeast Region
Frank Petkunas

Partner /  Senior Vice President
Northeast Region Industrial Lead

Southwest Region
Mark Sonnenberg

Partner / Senior Vice President
Southwest Region Industrial Lead

Northwest Region
Ted Knapp

Vice President, Development /
Pacific Northwest

Ohio Valley Region
Kevin Scott

Vice President, Investments & Development / Midwest & Ohio Valley Region

Southern California Region
Michael Johnson

Founder /  Lake Creek Industrial
Southern Cal Industrial Lead

National Accounts
Geoff Kasselman

Partner / Senior Vice President
National Industrial Accounts

J.J. Smith

Managing Partner

Struan Robertson

Senior Vice President of Investments

Jay Case

Operating Partner

Office & Mixed-Use
Jack Higgins

Operating Partner

Jason Blum

Vice President of Development
Special Projects

Ciere Boatright

Vice President of Real Estate and Community Development

Capital Markets & Investor Relations

CRG offers end-to-end real estate development and investment expertise with teams focused on creating value for our clients, investors and capital partners.

Kevin Newell

Senior Vice President /
Head of Capital Markets

Ben Harris

Senior Vice President /
Head of Investor Relations

Thomas Shanabruch

Vice President of Capital Markets,