BRENNAN J. RAAB
Mr. Brennan J. Raab currently serves as the Vice President of Construction for The Whitmore Company. He is responsible for all aspects of pre-construction and construction operations for the company’s mixed-use retail and multi-family developments in the Virginia and Texas markets. Responsibilities include project approval by local municipalities, design and plan review, design team and General Contractor contract negotiations, financial budgeting, cost tracking, and projections, in addition to overseeing of project managers.
Prior to working with The Whitmore Company, Mr. Raab served as the Senior Project Manager at Henderson, Inc. for approximately five years. Henderson is a large local commercial general contractor headquartered in Williamsburg, Virginia. Prior to Henderson, Mr. Raab was Vice President of Construction at Roseland Property Company. Mr. Raab worked with Mr. Daniel W. Aston and Ms. Kay J. Harlow at Roseland Property Company prior to Roseland closing the Virginia office.
Mr. Raab oversaw the development and construction of multi-family condominium and apartment properties in Richmond and Norfolk, Virginia. Simultaneously managing both adaptive reuse with historical tax credits and out-of-ground projects, including property/market analysis, design development, construction, and turnover to buyer or leasing manager. Managing design-build, negotiated and hard bid projects from estimating and proposal development through project close-out. Responsible for simultaneously managing all PM requirements on three to four $5 to $15 million projects. Projects included both regional and national award winning historic tax-credit renovations, multi-phase educational facilities, refrigerated warehouses, and state government facilities.
Mr. Raab has 18 years of experience and received his Design-Build Institute of America Certification. He received his Masters of Construction Science & Management from Clemson University with an emphasis on Design/Build Project Management Systems with a GPA of 3.8/4.0. He participated in the Sigma Lambda Chi - National Honor Society for Construction and a Teaching Assistant in Building Plumbing, Mechanical, and Electrical Systems Design.
He received his Bachelor of Architecture & Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from University of North Carolina with an emphasis on Architectural Engineering and Health Care Facility Design where he graduated Cum Laude. He received the American Institute of Architecture Scholarship for Professional Studies and the Phi Kappa Phi Scholar Award for Outstanding Merit and Leadership.
Total Project Square Footage Managed/Completed to Date: 4,600,000 SF Total Project Value Managed/Completed to Date: $503,000,000