Joe Pietruszynski

Vice President, Land Development

Joe Pietruszynski has extensive knowledge of land development from his 22 years as a land developer, real estate broker, and certified land planner.

At Hubbell Realty Company, Joe is the Vice President of Land Development. He is responsible for all aspects of land development, including land acquisition and sales, financial cost analysis and control, management of construction activities, site compliance, and working with public agencies through the land entitlement and planning process.

Currently, Joe oversees the development and management of more than 30 commercial, industrial and residential developments in the Des Moines metropolitan area. In his career at Hubbell, he has developed over 4,000 single-family lots, 1,700 townhome lots, and over 400 acres of commercial, industrial, and multi-family land. One of Joe’s most notable commercial land transactions was to Facebook in Altoona.

Joe was instrumental in developing the first conservation community in Iowa, as well as Hubbell’s five other conservation communities throughout the Des Moines metro. He has been a leader in successful land development techniques that clean, store, and protect storm water.

Joe has been a lead project manager on several major charitable projects including ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” in Gladbrook, Iowa; Hubbell’s “9 Homes in 9 Days” project for Anawim Housing at 21st Street and Forest Avenue in Des Moines; and the Greater Des Moines Leadership Class of 2007-2008’s project for the Kiwanis Miracle League at Principal Park. In 2013, Joe worked as a project leader for the construction of new cabins at Easter Seals Iowa’s Camp Sunnyside, allowing a comfortable and safe place for people with disabilities to enjoy camp, where Joe now serves as an Easter Seals Board Member. In 2017, Joe was a responsible for land development requirements for a 11 day rebuild of the Ronald McDonald House next to Blank Children’s Hospital.


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science
Community and Regional Planning
Iowa State University

Master of Business Administration Drake University

AFFILIATIONS

The Developer’s Council of Greater Des Moines
Past President

Des Moines Business Record’s
“Forty under 40,” Class of 2008

Greater Des Moines Leadership
Program Class of 2008

Leadership Iowa
Class of 2010

American Planning Association

National Association of Home Builders

Easter Seals of Iowa Board of Directors
Camp Sunnyside

Knights of Columbus
Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart, Ankeny

Children’s Cancer Connection
Fundraiser

CERTIFICATIONS

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

Licensed Real Estate Broker
MLS/DMAAR member

PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Glynn Village, Waukee

The Legacy, Norwalk

Ambrose Place, Altoona Facebook Data Center