Peter M. Wenner is a seasoned real estate developer with more than 20 years of direct experience in entitlements, development and management. In addition he has conducted the market and financial feasibility for numerous residential, resort/golf, office, retail and industrial development throughout the United States, Mexico, Middle East, Central America and Europe. Projects have included market and financial feasibility studies, golf course feasibility, development agreement negotiations, site planning, government relations, highest and best use analysis, public finance advice and investment analysis. With 5 years of China experience, Mr. Wenner has been advising both China Government and Private Developers on International Finance, and positioning projects in China for the International market.
He has been involved in real estate development projects as both advisor (at KPMG Peat Marwick) and principal. He was a partner in a 500-acre master planned community in San Diego California. Mr. Wenner was responsible for all facets of planning, permitting, debt and equity financing, construction and sales of over 500 finished residential lots.
Mr. Wenner was also the President and General Manager of Ritter Park Associates in which he directed all activities to convert a former ranch into an 11,520-acre master planned community, at the time, the largest such active development in Los Angeles County. The project consists of 7,200 homes, seven schools and over 690,000 sq. ft. of commercial space. In addition, the project plans include an 18-hole championship golf course, 85 miles of hiking and biking trails, an amphitheater and 450 acres of park land.
In addition, Mr. Wenner has been a featured speaker at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference and the American Resort Association specifically speaking on the topic of master planned developments, entitlement issues, and financing alternatives. He earned his MBA, in International Finance from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles and his BS. from the University of Wisconsin.