Jeff Duke
Founder and Managing Partner, Castlewood Development

Jeff Duke is the founder and managing partner of Castlewood Development in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jeff and his partners have developed and constructed several hundred single family homes and townhomes and nearly 3,000 institutional grade apartment units.

Just prior to starting Castlewood Development in 2001, at BRE Properties, Inc., a $2.8 Billion NYSE Real Estate Investment Trust (purchased by Essex Properties in 2014), Mr. Duke acted as Chief Investment Officer in 2000 and, prior to such, as Managing Director for the Rocky Mountain States.  While at BRE, Jeff oversaw the development, construction, acquisition and/or rehab of over 5,000 multifamily rental units in the western United States.  Prior to joining BRE, Mr. Duke was a Division Partner with Trammell Crow Residential, where he developed and constructed over 3,000 multifamily rental units in Utah and Colorado.  Jeff also has extensive residential property management experience.  Prior to joining Trammell Crow Residential in Utah and Colorado, Mr. Duke was President and Chief Operating Officer of Trammell Crow Residential Services-Florida, where he oversaw the management and operation of as many as 18,000 multifamily rental units and 80 apartment communities from Jacksonville to Miami, Florida.

Jeff and his wife reside in Sandy, Utah and are the parents of three daughters and three sons. Mr. Duke is a graduate of Brigham Young University, with a B.S. in Economics, and Harvard Business School, with a Master in Business Administration (MBA).