Mr. Cullen is the founder of Keane Enterprises and has been involved in real estate businesses in the Washington, D.C. area for nearly 30 years. He was instrumental in the development of major commercial and mixed use projects in Northern Virginia including Oaklawn in Leesburg VA, Ashburn Crossroads, Beaumeade, Dulles 28 Center, Ashburn Center, Steeplechase and Loudoun Gateway Center, as well as North Point Village Center in Reston, VA.
Most recently, led the development of Willowsford, a 2,200 unit residential community spanning over 4,000 acres in Loudoun County, VA. Willowsford features a variety of unique single family homes, an onsite “organic” farm, and recreational amenities including two amenity centers with demonstration kitchens. In all, Willowsford will protect over 2,000 acres of open space dedicated to the Willowsford Conservancy.
Mr. Cullen is a full member of Urban Land Institute and served as the Washington District Council Chairman for 2007/08. He currently is the Governance Committee Chairman and has been active on the Small Scale Development Council for over 15 years. He is a member Emeritus of the Loudoun County Economic Development Commission (EDC) and past chairman of the EDC Transportation and infrastructure Committee. Currently, Mr. Cullen serves as Chairman of the Dulles Town Center Community Development Authority (CDA), the first such authority in Virginia to issue bonds for the purpose of furthering economic development. Mr. Cullen is a past president of the Loudoun County chapter of the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association, was a member of the original Route 28 Tax District Advisory Board and has served on numerous County appointed committees.
Prior to forming Keane, Mr. Cullen held executive positions at Carl. M. Freeman Associates and Lerner Enterprises.