Our Team

Cliffe Killam

Cliffe Killam is a Partner at Killam Development and is responsible for planning and business development. Prior to joining Killam Development in January 2011, he worked for 3 years at Standard Chartered Bank (formerly Harrison Lovegrove) in the oil and gas investment banking group specializing in international oil and gas corporate and asset transactions. He has completed over $600 million in transactions in the US, Latin America, and Africa and performed numerous advisory mandates services to executive management teams. Prior to Standard Chartered, he worked as an analyst at Wood Mackenzie, where he was a part of the team that launched and built out the US upstream research and consulting services. Cliffe received a Master’s from The University of Texas at Austin in Energy and Mineral Resources from the Petroleum Engineering College and Bachelor’s in English Literature from Boston University.

Rolando Ortiz
Real Estate Manager

Roland Ortiz is the Real Estate Manager for Killam Development and is responsible for all aspects involving the Killam Real Estate portfolio.  He has been involved with the development of over 700,000 SF of industrial warehouse space and has developed over 1,000 single family residential lots.  He supervises all leasing, facilitates management, maintenance, marketing and property value enhancement of the real estate investment portfolio.  

Mr. Ortiz is pursuing a PhD in Leadership Studies from Our Lady of the Lake,has a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M International University and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Texas State University.  He holds a Texas Brokers License and is a Certified Shopping Center Manager and a Certified Retail Property Executive designated by the International Council of Shopping Centers.  He is a former President of the Laredo Builders Association and the Laredo Development Foundation and currently sits on the Texas Freight Advisory Committee for the Texas Department of Transportation.



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