James B. Whitley

James B. Whitley

Vice President & COO

Since 2003, James has been involved in the orchestration, design, development, construction, and management of Student Housing projects across the country. As COO of Landmark Properties, James is responsible for all operational aspects associated with the company's student portfolio. James has built a team of industry leading professionals and has helped guide Landmark Properties to the forefront of the student housing industry. James has also been integral in the development of the Student Cottage Concept under the "Retreat" brand, and is heavily involved with the development of the luxury urban infill branded "The Standard".

An Athens, GA native, James graduated from the University of Georgia with a BLA in Land Planning with a focus on Urban Design. He began his career in real estate in 1999; in May 2004 he co-founded Landmark Properties, Inc.

James served as the Board Chairman of the Athens Boys and Girls Club and serves on the University of Georgia's Student Affairs Advisory Board. He is an active real estate broker, a member of the Athens Area Homebuilders Association and Athens Chamber of Commerce. James lives in Athens with his wife Jessica, daughter, Britten, and son, Bronson.

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