Palmer McArthur

Managing Director, Development - Carolinas & Tennessee

Palmer Mc Arthur Managing Director of Development

Palmer McArthur is Managing Director of Development for the Carolinas and Tennessee at RangeWater Real Estate. Since his arrival in 2014, Palmer has closed eight projects totaling 2,500 units. He led the expansion of RangeWater Real Estate into North Carolina and South Carolina developing several projects of note including the Penrose, winner of Top Apartment Development at the 2019 Charlotte Business Journal Heavy Hitters Awards.

In his role at RangeWater Real Estate, Palmer is responsible for identifying and analyzing development opportunities in the Carolinas and Tennessee, raising debt and equity capital, and managing project execution. Palmer oversees the development of midrise and garden multifamily projects and manages multiple teams of architects, engineers, attorneys and contractors. As an expert in the commercial real estate industry, Palmer speaks frequently at conferences and industry forums. Palmer was previously an assistant vice president at an American international banking and financial services company, where he underwrote CMBS loans for the real estate capital markets group.

Palmer holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BSBA with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was an active member of the real estate clubs at both institutions. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and sits on the Carolina Trends Council. Palmer lives in Atlanta with his wife and three children, and enjoys golf, hunting and spending time with his family and friends.