Waterton Welcomes Don Larsen as Senior Vice President of Capital Program Management
(January 25, 2024 – Chicago, IL.) – Waterton, a national real estate investor and operator, has appointed Don Larsen as senior vice president of capital program management.
Bringing over 30 years of experience in construction leadership to the role, Mr. Larsen will be based in Chicago and will guide the capital program management team in aligning project budgets and timelines with company objectives. Reporting to the EVP, design and construction, he will be a key player in promoting collaboration and driving innovation within the capital team.
“We are excited to welcome Don to the Waterton team,” said John Daley, EVP, design and construction at Waterton. “His strategic vision and management abilities along with his extensive background leading complex construction and development projects will be great assets as we continue to expand and enhance our portfolio nationwide.
Prior to joining Waterton, Mr. Larsen served as the executive vice president at McWhinney Co., where he was responsible for project delivery across various business units. His career also includes significant roles at NAVA Real Estate Development Co., Related Companies, Hensel Phelps Construction Company, Forest City Commercial Construction, and Alpha Builders Inc. Mr. Larsen’s educational background includes a certificate in project management from Boston University and an Associate of Applied Science in surveying and construction technology from the University of Akron.
“It’s an honor to join the Waterton team at this stage of my career,” said Don Larsen. “Waterton’s commitment to excellence and community-building aligns with my passion for creating impactful projects. I am thrilled to contribute to the company’s growth and to foster a culture of excellence within our project teams.”
Waterton is a real estate investment and property management company with a focus on U.S. multifamily and hospitality properties. Founded in 1995, Waterton executes value add strategies and manages a national portfolio of properties on behalf of institutional investors, family offices and financial institutions. Waterton is privately held and is headquartered in Chicago with regional teams throughout the United States. As of September 30, 2023, Waterton’s portfolio includes approximately $10.4 billion in real estate assets. Visit Waterton’s website: www.waterton.com.