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Gordon Buchmiller, Jr.

Atlanta Managing Partner
Atlanta, GA

Gordon is a Managing Partner in the Atlanta Office with more than 35 years of experience providing growth and direction of our regional development and management practice.

As one of the founding partners of Childress Klein, Gordon was originally responsible for the Office Division in Charlotte North Carolina. At the time, notable office developments included the one million square foot headquarters for First Union Bank (now One Wells Fargo Center) and the LakePointe Office Park, a 175 acre suburban campus that consists of 2.2 million square feet of office space, hotels, restaurants and day care center.

Since arriving in Atlanta, Gordon has developed more than 1 million square feet of suburban office properties in Alpharetta, two 450,000 square foot office towers at the Galleria, and various other projects including 5009 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs which is currently the headquarters of eLab Solutions, Inc.

He continues to works collaboratively with his team, clients, and end users to develop innovative, community-driven and transformational projects.

MBA | The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania

B.S. Mechanical Engineering | University of Rhode Island

Childress Klein
Atlanta Managing Partner, 2000 - Present
Office Development Partner - Atlanta, GA, 1995 - 2000
Office Development Partner - Tampa, FL, 1992 - 1995
Office Development Partner - Charlotte, NC, 1988 - 1992
Marketing Principal, 1985 - 1988

United States Army
Captain, Corps of Engineers, Karlshrue, Germany 1978 - 1983

Metropolitan YMCA, Board Member

The Georgia Conservancy, Board Member

The Lovett School, Trustee

Ed Isaakson/Alpharetta YMCA, Past Chairman

Charlotte Chapter NAIOP, Past President

Charlotte Uptown Development Corporation, Past Chairman


Gordon is active in a number of civic and professional organizations, including trustee/board roles at The Lovett School, Metro Atlanta YMCA, The Georgia Conservancy, NAIOP and the Charlotte Uptown Development Corporation.