Brooks F. McCabe, Jr.


Managing Member and Broker

General Background

Brooks F. McCabe, Jr. is Managing Member and Broker of West Virginia Commercial, LLC which is the successor company for the brokerage and property management business of McCabe-Henley, LP.  He has been involved in commercial and investment real estate for more than thirty years.  Mr. McCabe is also General Partner of McCabe Land Company LP which is active in commercial real estate, land and mineral interests within West Virginia.

By specializing in rehabilitation of historic properties with a focus toward adaptive reuse, Mr. McCabe has been recognized for his efforts in the redevelopment of downtown Charleston’s Historic Village District and of downtown Fairmont’s Historic District.

Prior to being actively engage in commercial real estate, Mr. McCabe formerly served as Coordinator of the Comprehensive Housing Program of the State of West Virginia and Director of the Disaster Recovery Office, both by appointment of the Governor.  In addition, he was Assistant to the Director for planning and redevelopment in the Office of Federal/State Relations.

Mr. McCabe holds the academic degrees of Doctor of Education from West Virginia University, with concentration in planning and community development and Master of Education (Education Administration) and Bachelor of Science  (Management Engineering), both from the University of Vermont.  Mr. McCabe’s professional designations include:  the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) in the REALTORS® National Marketing Institute.  He is a member of various professional associations including the Urban Land Institute, The Congress for New Urbanism, West Virginia Land & Mineral Owners Council, West Virginia Forestry Association and The Nature Conservancy of West Virginia.

Community and Civic Involvement

An active supporter of downtown revitalization, Mr. McCabe was a longtime board member of Charleston Renaissance Corporation. He strongly supports the National Trust for Historic Preservation and its Main Street Program

Other boards on which he has served include the Chemical Alliance Zone, the Charleston Area Medical Center, West Virginia State College Foundation, the University of Vermont, and The GOW School (from which he graduated), a private college preparatory school for dyslexic students in South Wales, NY.