Ian brings a diverse background in the commercial real estate industry to Maverick Partners. A licensed broker in NC since 2003, Ian entered the real estate development field in 2004 seeing it as a culmination and combination of his personal interests and professional experiences. Ian grew up in the Triangle area of North Carolina and graduated from Duke University in 1992. He went on to complete a Master of Architecture at the University of Florida, Gainesville, where he also studied Construction Project Management. Ian studied architecture in Vicenza, Italy and worked for architecture firms, including Heery in Atlanta GA and Sheppard Robson in London, England. He also worked as a construction project manager for a commercial general contractor, Kaufman Lynn Inc in Boca Raton, FL, managing new and remodel construction projects. Ian was then employed by Glaxo Wellcome as a manager in the Global Manufacturing division working on high level manufacturing plant consolidation planning and eventually, sensitive merger planning. After leaving Glaxo, Ian attained a North Carolina real estate brokers license and an MBA from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Flagler School of Business and worked for a Chapel Hill, NC developer, as a development assistant and commercial broker. Ian is also a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP). Since joining MPRS Ian has helped many clients find solutions for their Triangle real estate needs. Ian’s expertise includes multifamily investment properties, historic redevelopment and repositioning, urban office and retail leasing and site selection and acquisition.