Vice President, Development & Finance

As the Vice President of Development & Finance, Whitney (Whit) Smith spearheads critical development, acquisitions and financing activities across The Menkiti Group’s Washington, DC portfolio including but not limited to the multi-phased MLK Gateway redevelopment, Bond Bread / WRECO Garage redevelopment, as well as our condominium projects. Whit’s vast background includes work in acquisitions, dispositions, development finance, portfolio management, debt repositioning and investment strategies for private and institutional clients with portfolios ranging from $500 thousand to $100 million.

Prior to joining the company, Whit served as the Vice President of Development and Acquisitions at Carr City Centers. He also worked in Development and Acquisitions at Douglas Development Corporation specializing in development and portfolio management, including debt repositioning and project capitalization.

Whit is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and currently resides in Capitol Hill with his wife and two children.