Greg Garfield

University of North Texas, BA


Mr. Garfield has been a member of numerous organizations and a featured speaker for:

National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP)

Arizona State University Municipal Finance Challenge

International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) – Performing Arts Managers Conference (PAMC)

United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT)

Greg Garfield


As President and Co-Founder of Garfield Public/Private LLC, Mr. Garfield’s broad scope of responsibilities includes strategic planning, deal structuring, financial, legal, and political problem-solving, financial and investment analysis, document negotiation, development management, design participation, and construction, operations, and maintenance planning. His 23+ years of real estate experience includes leadership of or participation in the development of 44 properties, the planning of more than $4.5 billion of facilities, and the negotiation and structuring of over $1.5 billion in real estate debt and equity, naming rights and fundraising for public-private developments.

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  • Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences – 222,000-SF multi-venue performing arts center with 2,297-seat main hall in Lubbock, TX
  • Conroe Hyatt Regency and Convention Center – 250-room full-service HQ hotel and convention center in Conroe, TX (under construction)
  • Lubbock County Expo Center – 440,000-SF 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena and expo complex in Lubbock, TX (in design)
  • George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater – 188,000-SF performing arts center with 2,500-seat main hall in downtown Salt Lake City, UT
  • Westin Irving Convention Center – Las Colinas – 350-room full-service HQ hotel adjacent to 275,000-SF Irving Convention Center in Irving, TX
  • Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) – 2,800-seat, 112,000-SF theater for Broadway, concerts, and other entertainment in Durham, NC
  • Overton Hotel & Conference Center – 304-room full-service HQ hotel and 47,600-SF conference center in Lubbock, TX
  • Lenwood A. Jackson, Sr. Justice Center – 208,000-SF downtown municipal courthouse for the City of Atlanta, GA
  • Sheraton at the Puerto Rico Convention Center – 500-room hotel/ mixed-use supporting 580,000-SF Convention Center in San Juan, PR
  • New York DOT Region 1 HQ – 125,000-SF regional headquarters for the State of New York in Schenectady, NY
  • Sheraton Overland Park – 412-room, 20-story, full-service hotel attached to 237,000-SF Convention Center in Overland Park, KS
  • Los Angeles Unified School District – seven primary schools and one recreation center throughout Los Angeles for the LAUSD
  • St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center Parking Garage – 1,100+ car parking garage and retail for a nonprofit hospital in Paterson, NJ
  • Reno Public Safety Training Center – state-of-the-art police and fire training complex utilized by nine public agencies in Reno, NV
  • Numerous strategic plans and consulting work for other performing arts centers, sports and entertainment facilities, headquarters hotels, and other public/private facilities across the nation