Development Partners

We are pleased to have Evergreen Development as the developer for Harbor Shores. From its headquarters in St. Joseph, Evergreen offers clients more than half a century of international experience in planning, developing, and marketing many of the world’s top master-planned communities, Jack Nicklaus golf courses, and mixed-use centers.

Besides Harbor Shores, here are just a few of Evergreen’s projects:

  • Walsh Bay, Sydney Harbor, Australia
  • Princeville, Island of Kauai, Hawaii
  • Sagamore Club, Noblesville, Indiana
  • Grand Cypress Resort, Orlando, Florida
  • London Golf Club, United Kingdom
  • Paris International, France
  • Mount Juliet, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Mission Hills, Shenzhen/Bangkok

Evergreen worked with an extensive array of consultants to plan and complete the development of Harbor Shores.

Bob McFeeter, Managing Director

Bob spent his career managing and developing major projects around the globe. From golf courses in Hawaii to marinas in Singapore and numerous mixed-used communities, Bob has earned an enviable reputation for bringing complex concepts to life. You can see one of his recent efforts, Walsh Bay, near the legendary Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

Bob McFeeter began work on Harbor Shores in January 2005.

Jeff Gilbertsen, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, & Chief Operating Officer

Jeff is President & CEO of Evergreen Development and has extensive experience in real estate finance including a senior role with General Growth Properties, one of the foremost retail developers in the world with joint ventures in Brazil, Costa Rica, and Turkey. Jeff joined Harbor Shores and Evergreen in 2008, overseeing all financing, accounting, tax, and financial reporting. In addition, Jeff oversees the development pipeline and capital acquisition. Jeff has his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Indiana University and a Master of Arts degree in economics from DePaul University. He also happens to be a former United States Marine and served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

Kerry M. Wright II, Director of Sales & Marketing

Responsible for overseeing sales and marketing for Harbor Shores, Kerry brings advanced knowledge of new home sales, keen intellect for sales coaching and development, and a passion for southwest Michigan. Prior to joining the company, Kerry was a sales leader for one of the most prestigious development brands in the US, managing master-planned communities throughout Florida and Chicago.

Kerry is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Chicago Association of Realtors, and the Southwest Michigan Association of Realtors. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in communication from Albion College where he also excelled on the football field. He also holds a master’s in education from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI.