Wes is an economist that employs real estate analysis, financial due diligence, and market assessments to help stakeholders interpret data and make meaningful project decisions. In his role as a Strategy Director based in Gensler’s Chicago office, he leads a team of professionals focused on quantitative analysis, including economists, market analysts, business planning professionals, urban planning professionals, economic development specialists, and statisticians. His diverse experience spans across more than 300 projects in the U.S. and around the globe for a range of public and private corporations, developers, institutions, and governments. He specializes in complex, ambiguous, and multidisciplinary assignments.
Wes holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with Honors in Economics from St. Edwards University and studied international trade, economics, and finance at the London School of Economics General Course Program as well as comparative political and economic systems at Georgetown University. He is a member of ULI and LAI.