Craig Esslinger - Wadsworth Development Group

Craig Esslinger

Wadsworth Development Group

Craig earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy and upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Marine Corps.  Craig served as a Captain in Operation Desert Storm and held a position in Washington, DC working for the Commandant of the Marine Corps.  Craig relocated to Phoenix, Arizona and entered the commercial real estate business after his military service.  Craig served at Vestar Development Co. as a project manager for seven years where he led the development of large, new shopping center projects including the award-winning 1.2 million square foot Desert Ridge Marketplace. Craig worked with the Opus West Corporation and led retail & mixed-use development initiatives in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah and oversaw projects through acquisition, leasing, municipal approvals, marketing, design and construction.  Building upon his leadership experience, Craig led the operations, account management and sales divisions for a division of Hanger Clinic which experienced revenue growth of $25 million in three years.  Craig has led multiple teams and has developed over four million square feet of commercial space during his career.  Craig is currently working with Wadsworth Development Group and handles their development activities in Arizona.

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