Art Butterfield has joined the Madison Marquette leasing team as Regional Vice President and will initially be focused on the Wharf project in Washington, DC then will assume additional responsibilities in the mid-Atlantic region. Previously Art Butterfield was Vice President of Leasing for Howard Group, a leading developer in Northwest Florida of upscale residential, commercial retail and mixed-use projects including Silver Sands Premium Outlets in Destin, Florida and Grand Boulevard at Sandestin® Town Center. Mr. Butterfield earned a bachelor’s degree in fine art from Colorado State and a master’s degree in fine art from the University of Wyoming then moved to New York and began a career of retail executive management including serving at Bloomingdale’s on Madison Ave., Lord & Talyor on Fifth Ave., Macy’s of Harold Square and finally as Director of Sales for FAO Schwartz on Fifth Ave.
Subsequently Mr. Butterfield accepted a Leasing position with The Taubman Company and now has over 18 years of leasing experience. In addition to the Taubman Company, has held leasing positions with CBL and Westfield.