The management team of Spinnaker Real Estate Partners has a long-term, proven track record which exceeds a century of experience in acquisition, development, and management of commercial and residential real estate. Spinnaker creates partnerships with specialist firms, which are highly respected in their fields, and with their help incorporates the latest know-how in urban planning, engineering, design and execution to deliver successful projects. These efforts have been rewarded with numerous design and planning awards for almost all of its recent projects.View Our Projects
Clayton H. Fowler
Clayton Fowler is a founding partner of Spinnaker Real Estate Partners. Mr. Fowler has over 30 years of experience in acquisition, development, construction, and management of commercial and residential projects. He is also the managing development partner of several projects in Portland, OR, among them Hoyt Street Properties, a 3,000-unit urban development with 2,300 units completed, and Spinnaker St. Louis.
Mr. Fowler is a leading advocate of affordable housing and has served on affordable housing committees and study groups throughout Fairfield County. He has been the Chairman of the Planning Board for the Town of Pound Ridge, NY for almost 20 years. He currently serves on the Boards of the Housing Development Fund of Lower Fairfield County, the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce, and the Maritime Aquarium. Mr. Fowler is a Founding Board Member of the Fairfield/Westchester Real Estate Finance Association and is a Member of the Urban Land Institute.
Kim Morque has been a principal with Spinnaker Real Estate Partners since 1998 and has over 25 years of experience in real estate, construction, and property management. Mr. Morque is responsible for re-development projects and property management functions for the company. He is currently working on several mixed-use and re-development projects in Fairfield County, Connecticut from Stamford to New Haven. Mr. Morque is the current Chairman of the Downtown Special Services District (DSSD) in Bridgeport, CT and serves on the Lockwood Mathews Mansion Museum Board of Trustees. He is past Chairman of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Westchester/Fairfield County District Council and a current member of the Responsible Property Investing Council (RPIC) of ULI. A licensed Real Estate Broker in New York and Connecticut, Mr. Morque is also a past President of the Westchester/Fairfield board of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, (NAIOP).
Cynthia A. Edvardsen
Cindy Edvardsen responsibilities include oversight of all financial accounting and administrative matters of the company, including those related to financial planning, accounting, treasury services, financial reporting, asset and portfolio management, risk management, information systems, tax planning and compliance. During her tenure, she has overseen projects including acquisitions, dispositions, development, construction, refinancing, management, and leasing of commercial and residential properties. She began her real estate career with Baker-Firestone, Inc.
Douglas A. Bora Jr.
Douglas Bora is responsible for financing, acquisitions, leasing, and marketing of the company's commercial and residential real estate properties. He has broad skills in arranging financings, acquisitions, and leasing of major commercial real estate properties, having closed in excess of $3 billion of properties with over 27 million square feet of space. Prior working at Spinnaker Real Estate Partners, Mr. Bora was previously employed at a leading real estate developer, Building and Land Technology, performing all aspects of acquisitions, financing and leasing for the company, and at Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, the Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group, and two institutional real estate investors/lenders, CitiGroup and The Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York (MONY, now AXA Financial).
Frank Caico is a founding partner of Spinnaker Residential. Mr. Caico has over 15 years of experience in land use planning and development. He is a seasoned real estate professional with extensive expertise in land use planning, design, development, project management and procuring entitlements in high barrier-to-entry markets. Mr. Caico is a former Senior Director of Development with AvalonBay Communities, Inc., where he managed and oversaw the development and entitlement process for over 650 apartment homes and 40,000 sf of retail/office space in Connecticut and New York. Before joining AvalonBay, Mr. Caico held various development positions with Ginsburg Development and Baker Residential, where he was directly involved in the acquisition, master planning, design, approval, and construction of numerous multifamily communities totaling over 1,200 homes.
Mr. Caico holds a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Buffalo School of Architecture & Planning, and a BA from Canisius College. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), and the Real Estate Finance Association (REFA) of Connecticut. Frank lives in Fairfield County, Connecticut with his wife Elizabeth and their two daughters.
Amos Harris is principal of Spinnaker St. Louis, developer of the MX District. In that capacity, he is responsible for the development of both the Laurel and MX Buildings, representing more than 1 million square feet of property in downtown St. Louis. A graduate of Yale University, Mr. Harris worked as a developer in New York City for ten years. In 1992, he moved to St. Louis and founded Brady Capital as a regional developer of low-income and historic properties. At Brady, Mr. Harris oversaw the development and management of several properties within the downtown St. Louis Community Improvement District. In 2010, he became principal of Spinnaker St. Louis. Mr. Harris has emerged as a leader in the St. Louis community, serving on the Downtown Community Improvement District board and becoming an active voice on matters of homelessness, urban land use and planning issues related to the downtown.
Stephan L. Metherd
Stephen Metherd has directly participated in more than $1 billion dollars in private real estate development projects, including hospitals, multi-family residential, hotel, retail, and entertainment/gaming projects. He has been directly responsible for major real estate development functions including site selection, acquisitions, master planning, zoning, design, construction, financial analysis, financing, lease negotiation, and project management. Prior to joining Spinnaker Real Estate Partners, Mr. Metherd was a Senior Project Manager in New Orleans-based, H.R.I. Properties, Inc. Mr. Metherd received a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, MO and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Kansas University in Lawrence, KS.
As President of Hoyt Street Properties, Tiffany Sweitzer oversees one of the largest urban developments in the country. Joining the company in 1994 as a project associate, Ms. Sweitzer successfully held various positions before becoming president in 2000. In addition to managing the execution of the company's vision and development projects, she is responsible for overseeing Hoyt Realty Group, a full-service real estate company. Under Ms. Sweitzer's direction, Hoyt Street Properties' projects have achieved awards from the American Institute of Architecture and received national recognition from publications such as the New York Times, Builder Magazine and Professional Builder. Ms. Sweitzer serves on the boards of Portland Streetcar Inc., the River District Steering Committee, TriMet, and Portland Center Stage where she is instrumental in fundraising and planning for future developments in the city of Portland. She is also a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Congress for the New Urbanism.