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Commercial Development

Novak Commercial Development is a strategic real estate investment company. We seek, acquire, entitle and develop across the United States for residential, commercial, hospitality, retail, office, industrial, and mixed use. We are composed of a team of experienced industry professionals who are dedicated to being accountable to creating value for our residents and our partners.
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Our Exceptional Team

Andy Heard

Andy Heard


Andy Heard is the President of Novak Commercial Development and Partner in Novak Brothers and in this role leads new development and acquisition strategies across a variety of commercial property types. Andy brings more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry having spent thirteen years with Hines Interests and the last five at the helm of Novak Commercial Development.

Andy has held roles in all aspects of development, acquisition, and asset management with his primary focus on pursuing and executing new development opportunities. He has been involved in transactions totaling more than $750M and 5.0M square feet of product covering office, retail, multi-family, condominium, industrial, and hospitality uses. During his tenure at Novak Brothers, Andy has overseen $250M of completed projects with an additional $225M in the current pipeline. Andy holds an MBA from Rice University and a BBA in Real Estate Finance from SMU and lives in Austin with his wife and three children.

Joy McVean
VP, Operations

Brad Crouse
Chief Financial Officer

Todd Madden
Managing Director

Nick Crouse
Sr. Development Manager

Charlotte Baumann
Director of Project Accounts

Logan Olson

Jodi Green
Community Sales

Jim Cramer
Chief Planning Officer

Ryan Holcomb
Director of Business Development

Peter Flynn
Sr. Development Manager

Cade Novak
Sr. Development Manager

Josh Williams
Construction Manager

Anna Flynt
Director Of Estimation And Purchasing