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Devon's Management Team


Michael Dening | Principal

Michael Dening, Principal of Devon USA

Michael Dening has over 35 years of experience in commercial real estate development, construction, and ownership.

Michael began his real estate career in 1965 working with commercial contractors, including Turner Construction, as a construction engineer on projects in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Spain. From 1972 to 1979, he worked with two real estate development companies, one in the United Kingdom and the other in the United States, both involved primarily in the development of warehouse and distribution facilities.

In 1979, Michael formed the predecessor of Devon USA for acquisition, development, and renovation of commercial office buildings, warehouses, and retail centers.

Michael received a degree in Civil Engineering from Bristol University (UK) in 1962, and a Masters in Financial Management from the London School of Economics in 1972.

He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Pennsylvania.

Edward D. Mitchell | Managing Director

Edward D. Mitchell, Managing Director of Devon USAEd started his career in the real estate and finance industries in 1985. Over the course of his career, Ed has been involved in virtually all aspects of the real estate development, construction, and investment process.

Ed joined Devon USA in 2001. Prior to joining Devon, Ed was a Senior Vice President with Bank of America's Commercial Real Estate Division where he provided financial solutions for a diverse client base that included local and national real estate companies, REITs, and opportunity funds.

Ed received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Duke University in 1985, with a double-major in Mechanical Engineering and Economics.

Wayne Stanley | Property Manager

Wayne Stanley has been employed by Devon USA and predecessor companies since 1979. During that time, he has been involved in all aspects of property maintenance and management. Wayne has a complete and thorough knowledge of leases and all building mechanical systems, electrical, plumbing, and landscaping, and ensures that all Devon USA properties are managed to the high standards established by the company.