McKittrick Simmons is a Senior Advisor for leadership and business development to Cortland. For the past 10 years he has been involved in the negotiation and execution of $2B+ of real estate investment, development, leasing and financing transactions in the multifamily, residential, office, student housing, hotel and mixed-use land segments of the business. McKittrick also is the Managing Partner of Sweetwater Holdings Company, a boutique investment and advisory firm based in Atlanta.
Previously, McKittrick served seven years as a principal of Seven Oaks Company, a full service (acquisition, development, leasing, asset management, property management, capital advisory) commercial real estate company focused on markets in the Southeastern U.S. He started his career with Barry Real Estate Companies working on the lease negotiation, financing, development, and sale of the landmark 260K-square-foot corporate headquarters of Southern Company in Atlanta.
McKittrick earned his bachelor’s degree in Physics from Hampden-Sydney College and his master’s degree in International and European Politics from the University of Edinburgh-Scotland. He serves on the boards of Atlanta Youth Academy, Desire Street Ministries, Young Life Africa Expeditions, CEH Foundation, and Atlanta Resource Foundation.