Mr. Summerville provides operational leadership and vision on all of KDP’s real estate development projects, maintaining intimate involvement with every facet of a project from site acquisition through asset disposition. With an intense attention to detail, Mr. Summerville brings a breadth of experience in managing large, technically sophisticated development projects and financial transactions. That same attention to detail allows him to successfully balance market demand, capital structure requirements, and project delivery constraints. Mr. Summerville is a perfectionist by nature and unwavering in his commitment to delivering exceptional quality. Throughout his career, Mr. Summerville has managed over $2,000,000,000 of development projects, and $630,000,000 specifically in the healthcare sector, all without a single cost overrun. His personal passion for environmental stewardship serves as a driver for KDP’s corporate mission to promote and develop sustainable buildings.
Prior to co-founding KDP, Mr. Summerville was Chief Operating Officer and a partner at NRG, where he was instrumental in growing the start-up firm from $250,000 to $7,000,000 in annual revenues, while developing a portfolio of new, high quality real estate assets valued at approximately $630,000,000. During this time, Mr. Summerville and the other executives at NRG were successful in liquidating half of the portfolio, yielding investor profitability of approximately $125,000,000. After graduating in 2000 from Texas A&M University’s College of Architecture with a B.S. in Construction Science, Mr. Summerville joined the Dallas office of The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. For over five years he served as a project manager directly involved in the preconstruction and execution of large commercial construction projects throughout the country. In 2006, Mr. Summerville joined Las Vegas-based GSG Development, serving as a development executive, where he managed all aspects of the firm’s mixed-use, high-rise residential, and commercial office real estate development efforts.