Steven P. Wathen established the company in 1989. Since then Equity has become a leader in commercial development, construction, real estate brokerage and property management. The company has a significant history of development and construction in most real estate product types with an emphasis in healthcare, retail and office.
As founder of the company, Steve has set an aggressive vision for growth, with an equal emphasis on core values and sustaining a healthy and open business culture. This emphasis on values and results has produced many repeat clients. Steve greatly influences the quality and integrity of the company and its business operations and is actively engaged in the affairs of running the company and serving key clients.
Away from the office, Wathen currently serves on three not-for-profit boards, and is chairman of one. His philanthropic activities include Founder and Chairman of Youth Aviation Organization that was created to give children access to the world of aviation. He is on the Advisory Board for Pregnancy Decision Health Center, which provides support to women in crisis pregnancies. Finally, Steve is an Executive Board Member and Senior Vice President for Boy Scouts of America Simon Kenton Council. Steve is an instrument rated pilot, scuba diver and avid outdoorsman.