Chief Strategy and Investment Officer at Capital Square
Whitson Huffman is responsible for sourcing and acquiring a wide variety of mixed-use multifamily, office and retail properties at Capital Square. Prior to Capital Square, he was an associate at JBG Smith (formerly The JBG Companies), an NYSE-listed REIT and fund manager with a $4.5 billion market capitalization. While at JBG Smith, Huffman developed 1,300 residential units and over 210,000 square feet of retail with a total capitalized value of over $650 million. He also sought entitlements for over 1,500 residential units and 350,000 square feet of retail, with a projected capitalized value of over $400 million. Prior to joining JBG Smith, Huffman was employed as a consultant in the financial services group at Ernst & Young, working on multifaceted banking and capital markets projects for systemically important financial institutions. He earned a B.S. in Finance from Miami University Farmer School of Business and completed a Master of Real Estate, Finance from Georgetown University. He is very active in a number of programs, including ULI’s Young Leaders Group and NAIOP. He is a chairman of the National Capital Chapter of Ducks Unlimited and Real Estate Games Committee Member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.