Steve is the President and an Owner/Partner of McKee Properties.
As a career banker, Steve was an area executive and real estate specialist for a major U.S. bank and maintained a personal portfolio of substantial real estate loan relationships. Subsequently, Steve was hired to create and manage a special assets division of a South Carolina commercial bank with responsibility for bank-wide acquisition, management, marketing and disposition of bank owned real estate assets.
Steve has extensive experience in real estate development and construction financing, property management and sales. He has served on numerous professional, civic and non-profit committees and boards.
Steve has a long history with the McKee family. He enjoyed a four-decade personal and business relationship with the late A. William McKee founder of McKee Properties. As a banker, Steve provided financing for the development of Wade Hampton Golf Club, Cedar Creek Racquet Club along with all of William McKee’s other projects. Later, Steve served as the CFO for all McKee Group companies and as Broker-In-Charge for McKee Properties.
Steve is a life-long golfer. His father-in-law, George W. Cobb, was the architect for expansion of the High Hampton golf course in the 1960s and designed many others throughout the south. Lynda and George Cobb were great friends of William D. McKee, who introduced Steve to his wife of almost 40 years, Gin, at High Hampton. They have three children who reside in California, Tennessee, and North Carolina.