Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Richard Whitney leads Transwestern’s Mid-Atlantic Construction Management Service Team as Senior Managing Director in Transwestern’s Washington, D.C., office. He specializes in all aspects of the construction management process from concept to completion, including tenant build-out, capital improvements and asset repositioning.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Richard began his career in the construction industry in 2000. He has served in a variety of roles including architect, contractor, project manager and project executive. Previously, he served as senior vice president of Project and Development Services at Cushman & Wakefield, vice president of Construction at Jones Lang LaSalle and assistant vice president of Construction at Spaulding & Slye. Some of Rich’s most prominent projects include: Interior fit-out of Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) National Headquarters, development of Il Palazzo Condominiums,  over 1 million RSF of GSA construction, Business Roundtable’s headquarters at SW Waterfront, complete repositioning of 1129 20th Street and 1776 Eye Street, and National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) National Headquarters.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

  • Mid-Atlantic Construction Magazine’s Interior Fit-Out of the Year, 2007

EDUCATION

Richard holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.