Pat is the chief visionary, founder and president of Gillespie Group. Born and raised in Lansing, MI on Clemens Avenue, a graduate of Michigan State University, Pat holds Lansing and its success close to heart. Known for his multi-family and mixed-use developments in the Greater Lansing area and surrounding markets, Pat is a respected leader recognized for his focus, enthusiasm and ability to bring his unique perspective to life. He holds over 20 years in the industry and has advanced over 30 real estate developments. He is an advocate for urban renewal through activism and revitalization projects. Under Pat’s leadership, Gillespie Group has been at the forefront of development and property management, and is recognized as a driving force for progress in Lansing and throughout the state.
As a passionate participant in Metro Lansing’s growth, Pat holds board positions on the Delta Dental Board of Directors, Lansing Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee, Lansing Economic Area Partnership Board of Directors and Steering Committee, Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau Team Lansing Foundation, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Redevelopment Ready Communities Advisory Council and Sparrow Foundation.
A graduate of Michigan State University, Pat supports his alma mater through speaking engagements and attending sporting events. His expertise is put to good use, by engaging audiences at MSU’s School of Planning, Design and Construction, Land Policy Institute and Building Construction Management department when called upon. Pat enjoys sharing his insight with students and faculty.