The Vander Veen Group


Prior to forming The Vander Veen Group, Mr. Vander Veen served as Senior Vice President, Director of Construction at SL Green Realty, managing a staff of 15 professionals.  The team executed an average capital budget of $180MM over 400 projects annually.  Notable projects completed over the past four years include the award winning $70MM redevelopment of 100 Park Avenue, and the new ground-up flagship store for American Eagle Outfitters, which features a 20 story LED signage tower in the heart of Times Square.

Prior to joining SL Green, Mr. Vander Veen served as Director of Design and Construction for Trizec Properties and Director of Construction for Aegon USA Realty Advisors.  His professional career started in Boston, as Project Manager for Finard & Company, a developer and manager of commercial real estate throughout New England.  Working directly for ownership throughout his career has provided expansive experience in all facets of the real estate industry.  An extensive knowledge base allows for critical support to operations, leasing and legal functions.

Mr. Vander Veen holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University.  Technical studies focused on a structural and geotechnical curriculum.  With over twenty-two years of direct experience in real estate development and project management, a comprehensive menu of consulting services is offered by The Vander Veen Group.

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