PHOENIX, ARIZONA – VanTrust Real Estate, a full-service real estate development company with a regional focus and national scope, is pleased to announce the promotion of Keith Earnest, to Executive Vice President of National Accounts. Previously leading the Southwest Regional Office of VanTrust, Earnestjoined the firm in 2014, bringing his expertise in all phases of real estate development tothe Arizona, Nevada and California markets.
Earnest is well-versed in project feasibility, market analysis, site acquisitions, entitlements, design and construction oversight, leasing and sales, working with regional, national and international companies through both speculative and build-to-suit platforms.
“We have expanded Keith’s role in our company to take advantage of his depth of knowledge in our core business areas and build upon the relationships he has established over his dynamic 30-year career,”remarked Dave Harrison, VanTrust President. “In this role, Keith will continue to assist with existing VanTrust Phoenix projects while helping to expand our footprint across the United States.”
“This is an amazing opportunity for me and will allow me to focus on providing development services to new and existing customers in all of the markets we serve,” remarked Earnest.
Under Keith’s leadership, the Southwest Regional Office has developed more than six million square-feet of office, industrial, and multi-family space.