Partner & President
Wes is a Partner and is President at Whitman Peterson. Since the firm’s inception in late 2010, he and Bob Whitman have overseen the firm’s investment in more than 70 transactions (involving 100+ assets, representing more than $5 billion of total capitalization). They have sourced and structured highly strategic partnerships with some of nation’s strongest companies in their target sectors. Prior to joining Whitman Peterson in December 2010, Wes was a Managing Director and Principal at Greystar, one of the nation’s largest multifamily investment, development and management companies (with $12.5 billion of assets and 410,000 units under management), where he helped establish and ultimately led the firm’s West Coast office. His responsibilities included acquisitions (of assets and operating companies), asset management, land entitlements, and leading a sizeable operating team on the West Coast. Wes graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Finance and received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2005.