Yanni Tsipis is Senior Vice President – Fenway / Seaport Development at WS Development in Boston and oversees the company’s Boston Seaport project, a 33-acre, 20-block, 7.6 million square foot mixed-use development currently under construction in Boston’s Seaport District, as well as a 2 million square foot mixed-use development surrounding Fenway Park in Boston’s historic Fenway neighborhood.
Prior to his tenure at WS, Yanni spent nearly 15 years at Colliers International after completing undergraduate and graduate studies at MIT in civil engineering and planning. At Colliers, Yanni focused his work on managing large-scale urban development and historic rehabilitation projects. His project experience at Colliers included multiple commercial, multifamily residential, hotel, and other project types, and spanned over $2 billion of development projects, all in the City of Boston.
Yanni lives in Westwood and has written four books about the history of the city’s transportation infrastructure. He serves on numerous non-profit boards and is a past member of the Boston Landmarks Commission. Yanni has been involved with the CRE in various capacities since 2001.