Peter K. Burton leads the office, industrial, retail and commercial development of the organization. Prior to forming Burton-Katzman in 1983, Mr. Burton was a developer and general contractor in Los Angeles. He attended Oakland University, and has served as a guest lecturer at the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Michigan Appraisers Institute. Mr. Burton served as president of the Building Industry Association and was named Developer of the Year in 1996. He was the vice president of the Southeast Michigan Building Owners and Managers Association, and held a seat on the State of Michigan’s Licensing Board.