As a life-long resident of Grand Rapids and a veteran Realtor, Rod applies his in-depth knowledge, experience and expertise to serving his clients and the builders he has developed relationships with.
He has been the visionary of over a dozen local residential communities including Belknap/Lookout Re-development, Inglenook Condo’s (People’s Choice Award Winner), and Copperwood (custom home community in Grand Rapids Twp). Rod provides financial objectivity, viability analysis, and marketing expertise. He is actively involved in the front acquisitions, zoning entitlements, sustainable marketable design, and finding the right architectural talents for each project. Rod brings over 30 years of experience in new construction, vacant land sales, in fill re-development, PUD, and “Turn Key” investment properties. Rod’s most noteworthy project was the re-development of over 13 acres in the heart of the City within the closest walking distance to Grand Rapids own Medical Mile. The Area Specific Planning (ASP) Re-zoning Process took over five years to complete and set the stage for redevelopment that can be seen today.
Rod earned his undergraduate degree in Business at Aquinas College. He and his wife of 24 years have 3 children and live in Grand Rapids Twp.