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John Duke

John began his career in commercial construction in 2004 and has uniquely served in both Project Management and Field Supervision roles for such notable projects as 500 West 2nd Street high-rise office building, University of Texas’ Norman Hackerman Experimental Sciences Building, Dell Children’s Medical Center Bed Tower Addition, Concordia University Campus Relocation and The Domain mixed-use Campus.  John’s “boots on the ground” management approach brings a deep understanding of daily field operations to complement his management style. Since joining CPM, John has been active in projects such as the RBJ Redevelopment, 360 Condos Slab Edge Repairs, Indeed Tower Finish Out, Skyline Park Amenities, Goodwin Apartments, Velocity Mixed-Use Development, Kissing Tree Amenities, and Heartwood Real Estate Group's Springdale Apartments.


John is a native of Louisiana (Geaux Tigers!) and moved to Texas at an early age where he grew up in the Dallas area.  After earning his B.S. in Landscape Design from the University of Texas at Arlington, John moved to Austin to begin his career and never looked back.  He serves on the Board of Directors for the Town Lake YMCA, is a volunteer coach at Town and Country Sports, and is a member of Urban Land Institute and Riverbend Church.


When John is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife Jenna and two kids, Lily Anna and Connor.  John is an avid woodworker, enjoys building furniture and learning from his mistakes.   

“They are sincere, capable people with great integrity. If they tell you that they are going to do something, they will get it done.”  — Clarke Heidrick, Partner, McGinnis Lochridge
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