Mr. Katell is a highly regarded executive who has garnered 50 years of professional experience. He started working in real estate planning and development, and worked his way up the ranks of the industry over the years. He has developed more than five million square feet of real estate and participated in condo conversion of over 2,000 units. Despite facing the hardship of his mother’s passing at 10 years old, he was very disciplined and independent and eventually went on to achieve many goals he set his mind to, including graduating third in his class from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and in the top 10 percent of his class at MIT.
Aside from running his own company, Mr. Katell is an accomplished actor and photographer, who has appeared in various movies and had his work on display around the world. His Katell Productions firm has helped produce movies and musicals around the U.S. and internationally.
Mr. Katell earned an MBA at Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering at MIT. To keep abreast of changes in his field, he is affiliated with the Urban Land Institute, Open Land Foundation, and American Society of Civil Engineers.