Greg Sutter

President
Westervelt Ecological Services
Sacramento, CA

 

Greg Sutter serves as the President at Westervelt Ecological Services. He has worked on ecosystem restoration planning and implementation throughout the Central Valley and Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for over 30 years, and is an acknowledged leader in mitigation land acquisition and effective bank establishment. Under his leadership, projects are kept within the anticipated schedule for implementation and within budgeted allocations. Mr. Sutter has actively participated in the implementation of over 15,000 acres of habitat restoration, including the breach of multiple levees to provide habitat enhancement, such as at the Cosumnes Floodplain Mitigation Bank.

Greg Sutter also oversees planning and budgeting for WES projects, including capital expenditures, labor and materials costs, and operations and maintenance expenditures. Mr. Sutter has particular expertise in crafting equitable, multi-million dollar land acquisitions for mitigation and conservation banks. Mr. Sutter works with landowners to produce positive transactions ranging from fee title purchase to innovative partnerships, in addition to directing

due diligence efforts such as in-depth review and analysis of a site’s ecological suitability and title constraints. Mr. Sutter has a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture from Cornell University, and a Master of Science in Ecology from the University of California at Davis.