Joe Downs, St. Louis real estate developer

Joe Downs, LEED AP

Executive Vice President & General Manager

Opus Development Company, L.L.C.

As Executive Vice President and General Manager, Joe oversees all development, design and construction operations in St. Louis, Kansas City and Indianapolis. He has over 17 years of experience in multiple facets of the industry, including civil engineering, design-build project management, investment finance and real estate development. He has led projects across a variety of sectors, including industrial, retail, residential and institutional.

Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Marquette University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. He is a member of the St. Louis Chapter of SIOR and the St. Louis University Civil Engineering Advisory Board. Joe is a board member for Cardinal Ritter Senior Services, Clayton Century Foundation and the Opus Foundation®.