Gordon McLeod joined The McEnery Company in 2019 and is focused primarily on commercial real estate brokerage, development, and project management and consulting opportunities. Gordon primarily engaged in the sale and acquisition of opportunity zone and historic tax credit eligible assets. Gordon has been engaged by a local developer with an exclusive buyer representation for a multi-state opportunity zone investment strategy to acquire and develop in excess of $100 million in property across 14 states.
Gordon has personally acquired and developed a healthy multi-family and mixed-use property portfolio, having recently completed overseeing a mixed-use redevelopment of the former McDonogh 30 School/WYLD Radio Station building in the bio-medical district near downtown New Orleans, for which he received a 2019 Excellence in Construction and Real Estate Award by New Orleans City Business Magazine, and a 2020 Awards for excellence in historic preservation from the Louisiana Landmarks Society.
Gordon previously served as the Chief of Staff to two New Orleans City Councilmembers. He has been certified in the International Building Code, and is an expert in land use and planning policy, holding both a Master’s Degree in historic preservation from the Tulane University School of Architecture and a bachelor’s degree in historic preservation and city planning from the College of Charleston. He is additionally a Fellow of the Institute of Politics at Loyola University New Orleans.
Gordon is the current President of the Preservation Resource Center’s Board of Directors. He is also on the Board of the New Orleans Chapter of YPO NextGen (YNG). He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and he and his wife, Kathryn, are also charter members of the Historic New Orleans Collection’s Caillot Circle. Gordon and Kathryn serve on several other local nonprofit boards and enjoy being socially and civically active. Gordon and Kathryn have two children and live Uptown.