beyond bricks and mortar

At Whisinvest Realty, commercial development only conveys part of our story. We work diligently to cultivate our property holdings to reach the optimal market potential through the highest and best use. As a full-service commercial real estate company, we handle everything from sales and leasing to construction and management of those properties. But, our definition of “development” goes much deeper than bricks and mortar.

Whisinvest Realty develops communities that are growing, thriving, and sustainable.


Unlike other commercial developers, our company is focused on investing in high-quality, long-term holdings, building relationships with our commercial partners, and ensuring that everything we develop is designed to enhance the surrounding area.


Through comprehensive master planning and significant investments in infrastructure, our properties in West Little Rock and Northwest Arkansas are ready for high-end use, from sustainable office parks to prestigious retail centers. Whisinvest Realty develops commercial properties that we can be proud of and that will serve our communities for generations.

Jeff Maxwell

In July of 1993, Mr. Maxwell joined the real estate development company, Clary Development Corporation. CDC was involved as a principal in owning, developing, leasing and managing primarily shopping centers, office and land development projects, and mixed-use projects located in 10 states. Other projects that CDC was involved in included apartments, a hotel/conference center, office buildings, medical office & hospital, single-tenant properties, land-lease communities, office park and business park developments. Developments with which CDC was involved contained, in the aggregate, over 4 million square feet of building area having a combined value of over $550 million. Jeff was responsible for planning and preliminary design of new development projects, hiring and coordination of architectural and engineering consultants and contractors, and managing projects during the construction phase. He was involved with feasibility studies including cost estimating, and with zoning and planning issues involving the various municipal agencies that have jurisdiction over sites being developed by CDC. His responsibilities also included the design and construction of tenant finish work, as well as the oversight of property management and maintenance for all properties owned by CDC.


After leaving Clary Development, Mr. Maxwell formed JM Development & Consulting, LLC in June of 2010, and served as Developer/Consultant for Little Rock Medical Associates on the re-development of the Doctor’s Hospital Property in Little Rock, a $20.5 million project. He also served as a Development Consultant for Whisinvest Realty during this time.


In January of 2015, Jeff joined the Whisinvest team full time and serves as the Director of Whisinvest’s real estate development efforts.


Mr. Maxwell is an Architect and Realtor licensed in the state of Arkansas. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the International Council of Shopping Centers.

His contact information in Little Rock is:
(501) 687-9400

Catherine Mulkey

Catherine Mulkey joined the Whisinvest Realty team in 2014 as the Director of Property Management and also serves as the teams Principal Broker.   


After receiving her BA in Communications from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, she began a career in commercial real estate, focusing primarily on leasing and property management. 


Catherine’s experience leasing and managing properties has come from working in both the public and private sectors of real estate in Arkansas.  Her portfolio of commercial properties has included general office, medical office, as well as retail establishments.   


Catherine is an active member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Greater Little Rock, serving on several committees and currently serving on the Board of Directors as Treasurer. Through Building Owners and Managers International (BOMI), she is currently working towards a professional designation of Real Property Administrator (RPA).


When she is not working, Catherine can be found riding her horses and spending time with her family.

HER contact information in Little Rock is:
(501) 687-9400

Nikki Johnston

Nikki Johnston joined Whisinvest Realty in early 2017 as Property Manager in Northwest Arkansas. 

She has worked in commercial real estate since 2004.  


Nikki is an active member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Northwest Arkansas.  Currently, she serves as the Vice President of BOMA Northwest Arkansas.  She also serves as a board member of the Murrow Indian Children’s Home (MICH), located in her home state of Oklahoma. When she’s not working or volunteering for MICH you can find her enjoying time with her husband relaxing at one of the nearby lakes or cheering her son on at his college baseball games.

HER contact information in northwest arkansas is:
(479) 268-5706

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