With over 20 years in the retail business, Rainey brings a merchant's perspective to retail leasing and site selection, matching the right merchant, restaurant or office tenant to the right location and landlord.
A lifelong resident of Norman, Rainey graduated Norman High School in 1972 and received a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma in 1975.
Joining the Equity Team in 2001, Rainey's career in commercial real estate began while serving as Harold's Stores, Inc. President and COO. Rainey was responsible for site selection and lease negotiations for what would become Harold's Stores, Inc. with 53 stores in 21 states. With over 20 years in the retail business, Rainey brings a merchant's perspective to retail leasing and site selection.
Rainey has been instrumental in the re-development and revitalization of Norman's Historic Campus Corner. In 2001 the City of Norman passed its first Tax Increment Finance District for the Campus Corner. Since 2001 Campus Corner has seen over 10 million dollars of private and public investment.
"Matching the right merchant, restaurant or office tenant to the right location and landlord is critical to the long term success of both a landlord and tenant.
Rainey has served on the following boards:
- Leadership Oklahoma - Board of Directors
- Leadership Oklahoma - Vice President of Finance
- Campus Corner Association Board - President
- Norman Regional Hospital Board
- Norman Regional Hospital Foundation
- Norman Public School Foundation Board
- City of Norman Board of Adjustment
Rainey's Leadership Roles also include:
Leadership Norman | Leadership Oklahoma Class XV | Member St. John's Episcopal Church | Vestry St. John's Episcopal Church | St. John's Episcopal Church Treasurer | University of Oklahoma President's Associate | University of Oklahoma Business School Alumni Association | Norman Regional Hospital Board | Norman Alcohol Information Center | Norman Rotary | WPO | NAIG | Young President's Organization