Schafer Smartt

Vice President, Development

Schafer is a Vice President of Development for Larkspur, primarily responsible for site selection and acquisition, as well as supporting development activities including due diligence, securing entitlements, project capitalization, project design, and project execution.

Prior to joining Larkspur, Schafer spent six years in Austin, with his most recent role at Kairoi Residential, working on a development pipeline valued at more than $3 billion, ranging from mixed-use towers to master plan development. Before that, he worked as an Analyst at HFF, contributing to investment sales transactions exceeding $500 million.

Schafer is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.