VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT
As Vice President of Development, Clarke oversees all aspects of the development process across the company including due diligence, entitlements, contract and lease negotiations, architecture and engineering, and financial analysis. Since joining The Platform in 2016 Clarke has directed the development of over $160 million in Detroit projects, most notably the Detroit Pistons Performance Center and The Boulevard, a 231-unit multi-family development. Clarke has extensive knowledge of urban, mixed-use development projects and prides himself on his ability to build collaborative relationships with key stakeholders.
Prior to The Platform, Clarke was principal and co-founder for Pivot Real Estate Services. He earned a Master of Architecture and Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development from the University of Michigan and teaches a real estate development at the University of Detroit Mercy. He is a graduate of Leadership Detroit Class XLII and was named one of Crain’s 20 in their 20s in 2017. In his personal time, you can find him spending time with family, traveling, and dreaming big.
Pivot Real Estate Services
Peter Allen & Associates
McIntosh Poris & Associates
Crain’s Detroit 20 in their 20s
Leadership Detroit Class XLII
Master in Architecture, University of Michigan
BEST PART OF THE JOB
The chance to work with a large cross section of people
Drawing, landscape and travel