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Don Peterson

Senior Managing Director - Development
Northern California

Don Peterson is a Senior Managing Director for Mill Creek Residential Trust within its West Coast Division.  In this capacity Mr. Peterson leads and manages the firm’s development efforts in Northern California.

Mr. Peterson has nearly 20 years of real estate development experience.  Prior to joining Mill Creek, he served as President of Development for SNK Realty Group, where he directed development efforts throughout California, including property acquisition, entitlement processing, debt/equity procurement and project disposition.  His track record at SNK includes over 15 years of significant urban infill development experience in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Greater Los Angeles Metro Area.  Over his career, Mr. Peterson has successfully managed and completed the development of nearly 5,000 luxury apartment and/or condominium units, representing approximately $650 million in total capitalization.

His experience also includes short stints in the early 1990s for Dean Witter within its Municipal Finance Division (San Francisco), and for EurekaBank within its Real Estate Lending Group (Foster City).

Mr. Peterson received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Harvard University in 1989.  As a senior, he served as captain of the Varsity Football Team.  Mr. Peterson’s professional affiliations include National Multifamily Housing Council and Urban Land Institute.


San Mateo, CA

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