The Arnold Development Group has more than 110 years of combined real estate experience.

Jonathan Arnold
Jonathan ArnoldPresident, CEO
Jonathan is responsible for strategy, corporate vision and capital structure. He holds a degree in architecture from Cornell University and a masters degree in real estate development from Columbia University. Over the past 15 years, he has successfully helped design and market more than $6 billion in commercial real estate, including more than 40 continuing care retirement communities, 2,500 apartment units, and more than two dozen large scale mixed-use urban infill developments.
Christian Arnold
Christian ArnoldChairman of the Board
Christian is responsible for the entitlement, design and execution for all developments undertaken by the company. Christian’s entrepreneurial spirit and calm leadership allows him to effectively lead our team of consultants. Before joining the Arnold Development Group, Christian was a design director in the Boston office for the largest architectural firm in the country. He has managed the design and construction of more than $2.8 billion in commercial real estate.
Chris Wolf
Chris WolfChief Financial Officer
Chris oversees the financial management of projects under development by ADG and operating projects owned by ADG. He is also responsible for the financial analysis of new development projects. Before joining ADG, Chris was a Vice President on the Power & Development team at GE Energy Financial Services in Stamford, Connecticut where he managed all aspects of the development cycle from underwriting new investments to execution of asset dispositions. He has a MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and degrees in Accountancy from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Prior to joining GE, Chris spent four years as a CPA in the audit practice of Ernst & Young.
Danny Roberson
Danny RobersonDirector of Real Estate
Danny oversees the acquisition for future developments and manages land issues for real estate currently under development for ADG. Before joining ADG, Danny worked in Texas for Occidental specializing in land use contracts, negotiations, and acquiring surface rights. He also worked as a liaison between Occidental and land owners, state and federal government entities. He has a JD from UMKC Law School with an emphasis in Urban, Land Use, and Environmental Law and a B.S. in Biology from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Maxie Taylor
Maxie TaylorJoint Venture Partner
Maxie Taylor is a leading expert on the changing world or retail and a joint venture partner in our South Dallas Development. A pioneer in automated retail systems and founder of Goodiebox, Maxie is leading our efforts to maximize the quality of life for residents in our multifamily housing developments. Maxie is also a leader in the South Dallas community, and directing our community outreach efforts for our Dallas development efforts.
Joanne Jarvi
Joanne JarviChief Marketing Officer
Joanne is responsible for marketing and investor communications. She blends her career as a literary agent and time at Merrill Lynch to effectively communicate with our investors the performance of our funds and real estate developments. Her financial background and passion for sustainable development enables Joanne to translate both the financial and environmental impact aspects of the business into concise summaries for our stakeholders.
Calayde Davey
Calayde DaveyProject Management
Calayde has several roles within Arnold Development Group which includes project management, research, and design coordination. Calayde has a background in designing high density mixed-use projects in Asia and South Africa. She holds a PhD in Environmental Planning & Design.

Advisory Board: Our initiatives are guided by  the world’s leading sustainability experts.

Ashok Gupta
Ashok GuptaSustainability Advisor
Ashok Gupta is Director of Programs and a Senior Energy Economist at the Natural Resources Defense Council where he works with his colleagues on global warming policies, energy efficiency, renewables, sustainable building design, smart growth and transportation policy. He has a bachelor’s degree in physics and math from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in economics from American University.

Mr. Gupta is NRDC’s representative on Mayor Bloomberg’s Sustainability Advisory Board and Energy Policy Task Force. He received the US Green Building Council’s 2007 Leadership Award for Advocacy, the Environmental Steward Award from Solar One in 2006, the Environmental Professional of the Year Award from the Association of Energy Engineers in 2003, and the Environmental Advocates’ 2001 Advocate Award for leadership in support of clean air and energy.

April Bucksbaum
April BucksbaumSustainability Advisor
April is a member of The Future We Want International Advisory Committee and Executive Director and Co-Founder of The Baum Foundation, serving programs in the arts, education and the environment. The Foundation invites cross-sector stakeholders to pool their science and education resources to spur action, using art as a catalyst to inspire stewardship of the planet. Baum Foundation highlights include: a partnership with UNEP RONA, supporting a successful program to plant 11 Billion trees worldwide and a US initiative, Green Forest Works, to plant 225 million trees on coal mined land in Appalachia and create Green Jobs in 6 states; partner on the 2009 United Nations Conference, COP-15 art exhibit with Millennium Art, CO2 CUBES—Visualize a Tonne of Change, designed to stimulate a better understanding of CO2 emissions and a public dialogue about what our individual CO2 footprint looks like.
Bob Berkebile
Bob BerkebileSustainability Advisor
Any list of accomplished, influential environmentalists and preservationists includes Bob Berkebile. Highly regarded by fellow professionals, Bob focuses on improving the quality of life in our society with the integrity and spirit of his firm’s work. In 2009, Bob received a Heinz Award from Theresa Heinz and the Heinz Family Foundation for his role in promoting green building design and for his commitment and action towards restoring social, economic and environmental vitality to America’s communities through sustainable architecture and planning. He was also listed as number 3 on a list of the Top 5 U.S. Individual Role Models for green and sustainable design in the 2009 Design Intelligence Sustainable Design Survey.
Bill Becker
Bill BeckerSustainability Advisor
Bill Becker is a nationally recognized expert in climate, energy and sustainable development policies at the local, national and international levels. He has a proven record of developing innovative programs and policies in the energy, environment and sustainable development fields. He has extensive experience in managing programs, budgets and personnel, including the past 6 years as executive director of a national policy project on global climate change and clean energy, and 15 years as a senior official in the U.S. Department of Energy.

Mr. Becker is Executive Director, Presidential Climate Action Project, and directed a $4 million private-sector project to create climate and energy policy proposals for the President of the United States (www.climateactionproject.com). The project has produced four reports with nearly 200 recommendations for changes in federal policies and programs across 18 topic areas. It is widely regarded as the most comprehensive federal climate and energy policy agenda to date.

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