Senior Vice President
Responsibilities:As Vice President, Binkley handles all aspects of real estate development. Along with overseeing the day-to-day activities that pertain to Boyle's mixed-use developments, as well as the company's recent foray back into multi-family development, Binkley explores potential property acquisitions for future Boyle projects. Binkley also is responsible for ensuring that Boyle stays in-tune with current sustainability practices.
Professional Record:Prior to joining Boyle in July 2007, Binkley worked in the commercial real estate sales and leasing sector with CB Richard Ellis. Since beginning at Boyle, Binkley has shifted his focus to development for which he collaborates with Executive Vice President Rusty Bloodworth on all phases of the development process. He has been involved in the execution of such projects as Schilling Farms, including The Carrington at Schilling Farms and Carrington West, as well as Price Farms, Ridgeway Center, Germantown Village Square and Fisherville Farms. In 2022, Les was promoted to Senior Vice President.
Education:Binkley has an undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi and a graduate certificate in real estate development from Portland State University. Binkley is a LEED AP.
Professional Affiliations:Binkley serves on the board of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR) Commercial Council, for which he served as President in 2018. He also is a member of the Urban Land Institute/Memphis Chapter, where he sits on the management committee and serves as the Chair for Mission Advancement.
Civic and Community Involvement:Binkley volunteers his time with various civic and city building organizations, including the Young Leaders Group, Memphis Heritage, the Memphis Botanic Gardens, and the Midtown Development Corporation. He also serves as the Southeast Regional Council Representative and State Advocacy Board Member for the Memphis Chapter of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and as the co-chair for the Coalition for Livable Communities Bike / Pedestrian Advocacy Group.