Warner E. Stone

Warner E. Stone

Chairman of Seneca Investments

Warner E. Stone is the Chairman of Seneca Investments, bringing the experience of a 40+ year career in real estate development, consulting, management, finance and brokerage. Over his career, Mr. Stone has developed several million square feet of real estate projects including:

  • • In excess of 7,000 multifamily units
  • • Several hundred luxury condominium units
  • • Four (4) class A office buildings
  • • Two (2) medical office buildings
  • • Approximately 700,000 square feet of retail space
  • • Six (6) hotels
  • • A 16 screen stadium-seated movie theater

Warner also brings a wealth of talents and perspective through other positions he has held during his career, which have included the following:

  • • Provided mortgage banking services for equity, construction financing, and permanent loans totaling over $1 billion dollars at Glenn Justice Mortgage and the mortgage banking group at both Bank of America and Wells Fargo
  • • Held a Senior Real Estate Management position with Homeland Stores, a grocer with sales in excess of $1 billion and 7,000 employees
  • • Served as President of Search Southwest, a company with responsibility for a development portfolio of retail shopping centers, hotels, office buildings, apartments and industrial buildings

Warner earned a BBA in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MS in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he studied under the tutelage of the renowned Professor James Graaskamp. He also holds a JD from Southern Methodist University along with an LLM in tax law (with honors, Order of the Coif), and has previously maintained his CPA license, which he earned after completing his accounting studies at the University of Houston. He has practiced both law and accounting, and currently maintains his law license. Warner also served in the United States Navy's Intelligence Division as an Officer, and was honorably discharged in 1968.