Named President in July 2023, Clarke oversees all aspects of development including acquisitions, entitlements, construction, leasing and asset management. He also provides strategic direction and oversight of company operations.
Clarke has extensive knowledge of urban, mixed-use development projects and prides himself on his ability to build collaborative relationships with key stakeholders. Since joining The Platform in 2016 Clarke has led development of the Detroit Pistons Performance Center and The Boulevard, a 231-unit multi-family development. He was a key player in forming the company's partnership with the Michigan State University endowment on the historic Fisher Building and Piquette Flats projects and will lead future mixed-use development surrounding the Fisher.
Clarke earned a Master of Architecture and Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development from the University of Michigan. In addition to his work at The Platform, Clarke teaches a real estate development class 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