Mr. Collins is responsible for buying Brownfield properties and directing redevelopment of acquired properties for CDC-ELT. Since joining the firm in 2001, Mr. Collins has acquired over 100 sites in 17 states and now directs the redevelopment department. The value of acquired sites will exceed $500 million after cleanup and redevelopment. Mr. Collins is a recognized leader in developing difficult sites and frequently speaks at real estate events. Mr. Collins previously worked overseas for six years and as a city administrator in three cities before beginning his real estate career in 1993. With 43 years of experience in economic development, local government, and real estate, Mr. Collins has the knowledge and skills to buy and redevelop Brownfield sites in order to benefit sellers, investors, and communities.