VanTrust Real Estate LLC., a full-service real estate development company with headquarters in Phoenix, hired Damon Jeffrey as director of development services. In his role, he will work with designers and contractors to execute projects as they are identified during development.

Jeffrey’s current projects include Chandler Corporate Center, a 119,000-square-foot office development on Chandler Boulevard and North McClintock Drive in Chandler, Ariz., and Peak 16, a 233-unit, luxury, multifamily development on 16th Street and Colter Street in Phoenix, slated for completion in March 2018.

Site plan of the upcoming Chandler Corporate Center (Rendering courtesy of Small Giants LLC)
Site plan of the upcoming Chandler Corporate Center (Rendering courtesy of Small Giants LLC)

Following the company announcement Jeffrey said, “This position affords me a new challenge while continuing to participate with architects and contractors in the multifamily, industrial and office market sectors. I am fortunate to be joining such a respected group as VanTrust Real Estate.”

Jeffrey brings over 15 years of experience as an office and industrial project manager and estimator, with his most recent project being the Iris USA, a 500,000-square-foot manufacturing facility for plastic injection modeling in Surprise, Ariz.

According to Keith Earnest, executive vice president of VanTrust Real Estate, “Damon’s experience and industry knowledge makes him a great addition to our organization. With several significant projects currently in development, we needed a seasoned professional who understands a variety of project types. I’m confident that Damon will be a positive addition to our team.”

Jeffrey originates from Southern California and has resided in Arizona for the last 17 years. He received a bachelor’s degree from the College of Architecture and Design at Arizona State University.