D. R. Horne & Company, established in 1982 by Douglas R. Horne, is a real estate advisory providing strategic land planning, asset management, and development services, with particular expertise in projects of natural, cultural, or historical significance. The firm works closely with principals in setting vision and goals, frequently in consultation with trusted advisors, key stakeholders, trustees, family members, and staff. We are committed to finding thoughtful planning solutions that balance the integrity of a place with targeted financial outcomes.

D. R. Horne & Co. has also developed relationships with a network of senior professionals in design, resource assessment, finance, and construction who work collaboratively with our staff to deliver comprehensive services while maintaining discretion. Through our recent partnership with TWG, a boutique real estate development firm, D. R. Horne & Company now offers end-to-end solutions for clients seeking in-house support for design management and implementation.

Douglas Horne
Douglas R. Horne has over forty years of experience in land planning, real estate asset management, development, land conservation and historic preservation. In 1982, he founded D. R. Horne & Company, an advisory that gained a national reputation for executing extraordinary standards of design coupled with a steadfast commitment to sustainability. The firm stands alone in its ability to implement challenging projects with financially successful outcomes, particularly when resource preservation is a principal goal.  Douglas is also a founder and managing director of TWG (New York, NY), a  practice that provides end-to-end design management and development services for projects of significant scale.  He is a former Trustee of The Adirondack Conservancy and Land Trust, and Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture. He currently serves as Trustee of Laurance S. Rockefeller Fund, Jackson Hole Preserve Inc., Marquand Park Foundation, and Woodstock Foundation. He is former Chairman of Woodstock Resort Corporation.
Cheryl Bratsos has over a decade of experience in design, construction, real estate development, and operations. As a licensed architect, Cheryl has a nuanced understanding of the complexities of design with a commitment to achieving the stakeholders’ vision and goals throughout all phases of the project lifecycle. Previously, Cheryl served as the Director of Design and Senior Development Manager at the Boston-based real estate development group Chevron Partners. In this role, she set the strategic creative direction across the company’s portfolio of value-add, design forward revitalization projects in residential, workplace, and hospitality sectors. Cheryl was also a Project Architect at Baker Design Group, where she played an integral role in the project management, design, strategy, and technical execution of a broad range of projects including complex renovations, historic renovations, workplace design, educational facilities, event spaces, and institutional master plans. Cheryl holds a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Stephanie Marroquin has extensive expertise in sectors such as hospitality, residential, and luxury commercial projects, and specializes in interior design. She excels in handling multiple projects concurrently, fostering client relations, and consistently delivering results. Previously, Stephanie was a Project Manager for Store Planning & Development at Saint Laurent, where she managed costs and ensured quality standards during the construction of multiple retail stores across the Americas. Stephanie also gained valuable experience as an Interior Designer/Project Manager at Soho House & Co. providing effective design solutions for brand projects, including a hotel in Miami to co-working spaces in NYC. With a diverse background in project management and design, Stephanie combines her strong organizational and communication skills to effectively oversee projects from inception to completion.
Roger directs operations at D. R. Horne & Company, providing administrative oversight to every project. He manages all aspects of conservation-based land transactions, including development of protection and disposition plans, and marketing and management of sales to private buyers and public agencies. Roger works closely with the firm’s clients to coordinate property management, financial controls, permitting, and reporting. Roger received a B.A. in Biology from Rutgers University, and an M.A. in Environmental Resource Policy from George Washington University.
Robert Vertes has over twenty years of professional experience managing teams of architects and designers on many large-scale projects. His innovative and place-making designs have led to a distinguished career in the field of residential and commercial real estate. Robert joined the Champalimaud Design team after an accomplished tenure at the Rockwell Group where he directed the design of numerous high-profile assets. Previously, Robert was the Owner's Design Manager and Primary Client Representative at Related Companies, where he was instrumental to the development of the historic and groundbreaking Hudson Yards Development. Robert holds a Master of Architecture from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Architecture from Tulane University.

Colleen Wolfe manages the progress of a number of projects through close collaboration with a diverse set of clients including nonprofit organizations, family foundations and institutions, and corporations. She specializes in projects that require consideration of significant natural or cultural resources, with extensive experience in National Parks. Colleen is involved with projects from conception through implementation, ensuring seamless communication across multiple stakeholders and teams. A bridge between the client and project team, Colleen is critical to ensuring that client vision and intent is clearly articulated and realized at each stage in the design and development process. Colleen has a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and a Master of Urban and Environmental Planning, both from the University of Virginia. She is based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

With over thirty years of diverse experience managing architecture, design, construction, and technology companies, Chuck Wood brings extensive knowledge of, and expertise in, the hospitality industry, with a particular focus on luxury hospitality and international operations. He has worked in close collaboration and formed meaningful relationships with hotel owners, operators, architects, and design consultants. Previously, Chuck was the Managing Director (EMEA + Asia) for the Rockwell Group where he was responsible for project delivery, business operations, mentoring creative leadership, key client management, and developing new international business opportunities. Chuck was also crucial in developing the firm’s global strategy, successfully establishing offices in Madrid, Shanghai, and Dubai. Before joining Rockwell, Chuck was the Senior Manager of the extensive off-campus expansion of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in New York. Chuck has served both as the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Global Production for KPE, a premier provider of digital interactive solutions for luxury, media, and entertainment clients, as well as a Partner and Executive Vice President for Meader Associates, Inc., a general contractor specializing in luxury retail and private residential construction in the New York metropolitan area. Chuck is a graduate of Oberlin College with degrees in Mathematics and Music.