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William Leahy

LaTerra Development, LLC

Division President, Construction

Job Functions: Executive, Design & Construction, Development, Property & Facility Management


William Leahy is the Division President, Construction, of LaTerra. For over 20 years, Mr. Leahy has successfully delivered large scale ground up mixed-use development and multifamily construction projects on time and on budget. His experience includes 9 years as Senior Vice President of Construction at Wood Partners, overseeing the construction team responsible for building high-rise and mid-rise urban infill apartments in its Western Region (CA, WA and OR).


At Wood Partners, Mr. Leahy implemented best practices for both third-party and self-perform projects. As a licensed General Contractor in the State of California, Mr. Leahy also served as the RME for Wood Partners in California. Most recently, Mr. Leahy served as Senior Vice President and as a member of the Executive Board at The Picerne Group where he directed construction of their multifamily projects.


Mr. Leahy’s experience includes multifamily and single family construction in FL, GA, CO, TX, CA, WA and OR. He has intimate knowledge in all aspects of development, pre-construction, construction management and operation management in completing over of $1 Billion of construction from high rise to garden style multifamily communities.


In addition to his extensive construction experience, Mr. Leahy has a deep background in property management operations. Mr. Leahy worked for TCRS and Gables Residential in Florida and Georgia where he managed multifamily communities, including overseeing extensive renovations and capital projects. Mr. Leahy brings this broad skill-set to LaTerra enhancing its capabilities with value-add apartment projects.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation