Jeff Turk, CPM, DBIA, LEED® AP

Vice President, Development Services

Jeff Turk is responsible for ensuring successful delivery of projects in all regions, product types and markets served by VanTrust Real Estate. 

Jeff has more than twenty-five years of commercial development and construction experience in a wide variety of product types including office, industrial, retail, gaming, hospitality, housing, military and institutional. He has successfully completed projects utilizing every delivery method, in numerous national markets. Prior to joining VanTrust, Jeff was the Vice President of Operations for a large commercial general contractor where he was responsible for regional bottom line results. 

Jeff has written articles and spoken to numerous groups on the principles and benefits of the design-build delivery method and has been an instructor for DBIA’s designation program. In 2004, Jeff was recognized by the DBIA as a Designated Design-Build Professional. He has worked on more than twenty-five Design-Build projects in his career including the award winning Design-Build Headquarters projects for Polsinelli, Burns & McDonnell, Kiewit, and Creative Planning. In 2019 Jeff was recognized as a Certified Property Manager (CPM) by the Institute for Real Estate (IREM). CPM is the premier property management certification world wide, IREM’s highest and most advanced designation. 

The U.S. Green Building Council has recognized Jeff as a LEED Accredited Professional. He has worked on more than 15 Green Building projects throughout his career, including multiple LEED Gold and award winning projects. 

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