Wes joined the Investment Real Estate Group of Companies (IREGC) in August 2021 as part of the acquisitions team. He is responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and prospecting new acquisitions on behalf of IREGC. Wes is no stranger to the Pennsylvania area. Growing up 10 miles outside of the Harrisburg area, Wes served in the United States Navy for five years where he traveled the world on various deployments and received multiple awards for his service.
Upon completing his military duty, Wes continued his education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he received his Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree, both graduating Summa Cum Laude. During his time as an undergraduate, Wes majored in Geography, with studies concentrating in Land Use Planning & GIS. He also interned with a local municipality in the planning department where he reviewed rezoning requests and observed negotiations between landowners/developers, and the planning staff. As a graduate student, Wes was accepted to a competitive program where he majored in Real Estate Finance and Development and is proficient in site feasibility and financial analyses. Wes is described as a perceptive leader who is adaptable in dynamic environments, capable of building trust, and creating innovative solutions.
Prior to joining IRE, Wes served as a Land Acquisition Project Manager for a national homebuilder in Charlotte, North Carolina, evaluating site feasibility and producing offers to local landowners. Wes transitioned to commercial real estate and is focusing his time here at IRE to provide his talents and experience to the team and ultimately to our customers/clients. He is very excited and motivated to work alongside such esteemed colleagues at IRE. Wes currently resides in Cumberland County, PA with his fiancé, Amanda. In his spare time, he enjoys attending dirt track races, traveling on weekend getaways, and gets overly excited during football season.