John “Rudy” Henley
John R. (“Rudy”) Henley is an Associate Broker with West Virginia Commercial, LLC. Mr. Henley is also President and sole owner of JRH Associates Inc. and Managing Member of its affiliate, MHLP, LLC. Mr. Henley and has been involved in commercial, investment and residential real estate for over forty years. He earned a B.S. in Business Administration at West Virginia University and his professional designations include Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) in the REALTORS® National Marketing Institute, and Specialist in Real Estate Securities in the Real Estate Securities and Syndication Institute.
West Virginia Commercial, LLC is the successor company to McCabe Henley Properties Inc. which was operated for over 30 years by Brooks McCabe and Rudy Henley. During that period, in addition to typical commercial brokerage & consulting projects, Mr. Henley was responsible for McCabe-Henley’s public-private development and consulting projects including the $62,000,000 Stonewall Resort, the $12,000,000 Alan B. Mollohan Innovation and Incubation Center, the site location for the new United Hospital Center and disposition of the old facility, the development of the first phase of the WVU Research Park, and on behalf of Union Carbide Corporation, the development of a plan to convert its South Charleston Technical Center into a multi-tenant research park . Mr. Henley was responsible for managing all aspects of these complex public/private development projects. Mr. Henley also served as the principal in charge of McCabe-Henley’s affiliation with Mountaineer Capital, a West Virginia based venture capital firm. Mr. Henley is knowledgeable in the development of multi-use business and technology parks as well as recreational and resort development and has been involved in planning, development, operations and consulting in this regard.
Mr. Henley has been a member of the Association of University Related Research Parks and an Associate Member of the Urban Land Institute. Mr. Henley and Brooks McCabe were named by Inc. Magazine and Ernst & Young as 1995 West Virginia Real Estate Entrepreneurs of the Year. Mr. Henley has served as a judge in the National Competition for Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), and has participated in seminars and conferences sponsored by NASBIC and the National Venture Capital Institute.
Mr. Henley served as Chairman of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s economic development committee, and served as co-chair for the economic development transition team for Governor Cecil Underwood. Mr. Henley served as a
founding board member of the Polymer Alliance Zone, and also serves on the board of the TechConnect West Virginia..
For over twenty five years, Mr. Henley organized and served as Chairman of the Daymark West Virginia Closed Tennis Tournament, a USTA sanctioned event that raises money for a local United Way agency that serves youths in crisis. Mr. Henley also has served on the Board of Trustees for Christ Church United Methodist, and has served as a coach for Little League baseball and church basketball.