Joe Downs, St. Louis real estate developer

Joe Downs, LEED AP

Vice President & General Manager

Opus Development Company, L.L.C.

As vice president and general manager, Joe oversees all development work in the St. Louis and Kansas City offices and all operations in Kansas City. He has over 15 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®.