Raif Webster

Vice President, Development Services

Raif Webster is a Registered Land Architect and is recognized by the USGBC as a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional. He brings with him more than 24 years experience in real estate development and construction. He has extensive experience in land entitlements, project planning, architectural design, preconstruction, project management, scheduling, and contracting. As Vice President of Development Services, Raif is responsible for the successful delivery of VanTrust projects in the Ohio Valley region. 

At VanTrust, Raif incorporates his experience in architecture and environmental design to transform construction and development projects into best-in-class enterprise strategies. He is presently engaged in a variety of product types and projects in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and South Carolina. He will continue to focus his efforts in securing acquisition and development opportunities throughout Ohio and the surrounding region. Prior to joining VanTrust, Raif served as System Director of Design and Construction for OhioHealth where he was responsible for the overall management on all design and construction activities within central Ohio’s largest health system. Leading a staff of directors and project managers with an annual capital budget of $125M to $150M, he was responsible for planning, budgets, and management of all capital projects. Raif also spent 12 years with Duke Realty Corporation overseeing similar commercial development projects. During his career, Raif has successfully competed a wide range of projects including office, industrial, medical, retail, and mixed-use developments. 

Raif is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture. He has been a guest lecturer on land acquisition and development for The Ohio State University’s, Fisher College of Business MBA program. Raif is also an active member, and past President, of NAIOP’s Central Ohio Chapter. 

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