Planning, Development and Preservation

Faculty Bio

Whitaker, John S.

Managing Director, AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp.

Phone: 404-879-2672

Mr. Whitaker is responsible for AIG Global Real Estate’s global development activities and participates on the firm’s Real Estate Investment Committee. The remaining active development project is IFC Seoul, a 5.4 million square foot mixed-use project in South Korea. From 2004 through 2010, Whitaker led a team in the development, stabilization and divestiture of multiple properties at Atlantic Station®, a $3 billion mixed-use project in midtown Atlanta. Atlantic Station® is a renowned urban brownfield re-development which is master planned to include 12 million square feet of office, retail, residential and hotel facilities. Before joining AIG Global Real Estate, Mr. Whitaker was a Principal and Managing Director for Trammell Crow Company where he was responsible for the Atlanta office, including development, acquisitions, brokerage and property management. Mr. Whitaker has 28 years of real estate experience with an established development track record in the Atlanta metropolitan area. In addition to Atlantic Station, his involvement includes such notable projects as Concourse, Capital City Plaza, Peachtree Center and The Proscenium. Mr. Whitaker serves on the local and regional boards of the Urban Land Institute, National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, Boys and Girls Clubs, Midtown Alliance and Clemson University. Mr. Whitaker received a Bachelor of Science degree in Administrative Management from Clemson University.