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Chad McWhinney

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, McWhinney


Chad McWhinney has been a visionary leader in the real estate industry for over 25 years. As CEO & Co-Founder, Chad is responsible for establishing the company’s purpose of creating great places for people and its promise of providing fabled experiences to its customers.

McWhinney is a fully integrated, diversified, real estate company that creates and owns, for the long-term, large-scale, multi-use projects, and develops, owns, and manages income-producing properties primarily for its own account. McWhinney is an evergreen company, one which prospers in all phases of the real estate cycle and develops “win-win” business strategies.

Since 1991, McWhinney has developed and planned over 6,000 acres of land, and developed over 6.5 million square feet of commercial properties and over 1,700 units of multi-family apartments.

Chad’s community activities and recognitions include: Board Chair of Big Green Colorado; Member of the Colorado Forum; 2015 Urban Land Institute Global Award for Excellence and a commendation from the House of Representatives for work on Denver Union Station; Developer/Owner of the Year by the National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP) Colorado Chapter; 9News Leader of the Year by Colorado Channel 9 KUSA; Bravo! Entrepreneur of the Year by the Northern Colorado Business Report; Past Chair of the Regional Board of Directors for Teach for America; Past Director of the Poudre Valley Health System Foundation; Past Board Member of the Colorado State University System Board of Governors; and Former Member of the Denver International Airport Management Advisory Council (d.mac). Chad’s personal mission is “to create a better world.”