Sean Spellman

  • Posted in on May 2nd, 2015

As Chief Development Officer of CA Ventures, Sean is responsible for leading all development and construction activities across CA’s Student Living, Senior Housing and Multifamily verticals.

Sean plays an active role in determining CA’s risk management, pre-development, entitlement and construction implementation strategies – bringing this comprehensive perspective as a member of CA Ventures Investment Committee.

Sean’s leadership role includes bridging the acquisitions, development and construction teams to support interdepartmental collaboration and efficiency in a continual effort to integrate consistent implementation protocol and delivery quality to all CA developments.

During Sean’s 20+ year development career, he has been involved with over 10MM square feet of industrial, 2MM square feet of office, 500K square feet of retail and over 2,500 units of multifamily and student housing development.

Immediately prior to joining CA, Sean was the Vice President and General Manager of Opus Development Company, where he managed development and construction initiatives across all sectors – including multifamily, industrial, office, retail as well as led Opus’ national student housing development platform.

Sean holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from Purdue University. In addition, Sean serves on Purdue University’s Presidential Council, Purdue University’s Civil Engineering Advisory Board and is a board member for Catholic Charities of Chicago.