Joseph W. DesJardin, PE, an expert in Civil Engineering, is the Director of Entitlements at Proterra Properties, LLC. Joe is a seasoned professional with more than 40 years of experience in the plan, design, construction and operation of land development and public works projects. He is passionate about building relationships and mentoring staff. He has demonstrated leadership skills and guides projects to a successful completion.
At Proterra Properties, Joe is an integral member of the evaluation team, performing feasibility analysis for prospective projects. Once a property is selected for development, Joe assembles a team of high qualified consultants to prepare the design and obtain entitlements from local, state and federal review agencies. The leaders at Proterra take a proactive approach to secure approvals in the minimum length of time.
Representative projects include Wagons West Subdivision in Monument, Colorado. The development consists of 54 attached single-family residences and 77 multifamily townhomes on approximately 18 acres. While the goal of the project is to provide the community with affordable and contemporary housing options, a unique feature is the additional 17 acres set aside as open space. The open space is a passive amenity including ecologically sensitive areas along Teachout Creek.
Joe earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech and is a Professional Engineer registered in Colorado, Wyoming and Arizona. He serves as Council President of his church and is past President, and interim Executive Officer for Mountain Spirit Habitat for Humanity in Park County, Wyoming.