At its inception, West Rock Land and Development managed higher-value opportunities for WestRock’s United States land holdings, which totaled in excess of 1.1 million acres. Mr. Seeger was tasked with developing a strategy to maximize the value of WestRock’s land through various enhancement strategies including converting land to other uses such as recreation and development and to optimize forestry and mineral operations.
Mr. Seeger has more than 35 years of real estate, investment, entitlement and development experience throughout the United States.
Prior to joining WestRock, Mr. Seeger was a founder and President of The Presidio Group, LLC and its affiliates, a San-Francisco-based real estate asset management, land entitlement and development company. The Presidio Group, in partnership with The Pebble Beach Company, developed the Residences at Spanish Bay and, with its investor partners, entitled and sold land to public homebuilding companies throughout California. Prior to that, Mr. Seeger was a senior executive of Southwest Diversified/Coscan Partners, a major California-based land and housing development company partly owned by the Toronto-based Bronfman family. His real estate development projects have included both residential and commercial properties throughout California, Arizona and Utah.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Seeger was a senior executive of Fox and Carskadon Financial Corporation, one of the original “Big Six” public syndication companies with apartment, commercial, hotel and mobile home park investments totaling over $2B, located throughout the United States.