CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - Mar 25, 2014) - Wood Partners, L.L.C, one of the nation's most active multifamily developers, is pleased to announce that it has promoted Phillip Vetter and Eric Fisher to the position of vice president of construction. Vetter will supervise construction operations and support development operations in Wood Partners' East Division, which includes the Carolinas, Virginia and Maryland. Fisher will fulfill the same role but will oversee in the company's South Division, which includes Florida and Georgia. Both will be based in the Charlotte office.
"I am very excited that we have been able to promote Eric and Phil into these leadership roles," said Tom Shoup, director of construction for Wood Partners' East and South divisions. "Both have been with Wood for some time, and being able to promote from within our ranks is particularly satisfying. This demonstrates our commitment to training and mentoring of our associates with the goal of increasing their levels of expertise just like these gentlemen have achieved."
Fisher, who is accredited with the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program, has successfully completed more than 4,400 units since he joined Wood Partners in 2000. He has been involved with mid-rise structures, brownfield site redevelopment and structural steel installations. Before he joined Wood Partners, he was operations manager and project superintendent for Marcor Remediation, a national environmental, industrial and site remediation contractor. He holds an associate degree in microcomputer system management from Bryant & Stratton College and an associate of applied science degree in graphic communications from Erie Community College.
Vetter, who is also LEED-accredited, has successfully built 3,900 units since he started with Wood Partners in 2000. As a member of Wood Partners' Green Team, he helped develop plans for company-wide green building standards. Vetter holds a bachelor's degree in building construction from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
About Wood Partners
Wood Partners is a national real estate company that acquires, develops, constructs and property manages high density and mixed-use communities. It was ranked the nation's No. 2 multifamily developer in 2012 based on 5,100 unit starts. Through quality construction, responsible land development and intelligent design, our communities reflect the aesthetic and social fabric of the community and provide a luxurious living experience at a fair price. The company has been involved in the acquisition and development of more than 49,000 homes with a combined value of more than $7.6 billion nationwide. The company currently owns 77 properties with a combined total of 20,200+ units. Wood Partners has offices in 16 major markets nationwide including Atlanta, Baltimore, Delray Beach/South Florida, Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, New York, Southern California, Orlando, Phoenix, Raleigh-Durham, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. To learn more about Wood Partners, please visit our website, www.woodpartners.com.