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John Kitson
Senior Vice President, Development

As senior vice president of development, John Kitson is responsible for leading all development and construction activities, pre-development, entitlement, and construction implementation for CA’s residential division. He previously served as vice president of construction management, a role in which he managed the oversight of all developments under construction. Since joining the firm in 2014, he has supported the successful delivery of more than 5,000 units of multifamily and student housing at a cost of over $1.5 billion.

Prior to joining CA, John was an architect and associate at Perkins + Will, where he completed several large scale domestic and international projects. During his previous 12+ years of architectural experience, he has worked on a variety of high-rise office buildings, mixed-use developments, education, and healthcare projects. Specializing in core and shell design and project management for both international and domestic projects including several class A office buildings in Paddington, London.

John earned a BA (with honors) in Architecture from Birmingham City University in Birmingham, England, and an International M.Arch. from the University of Huddersfield in Huddersfield, England. He is a licensed Architect and a LEED accredited professional.