Luke Kipfer

Vice President, Data Center Development & Construction

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Luke joined AREP in May 2022 and serves as Vice President, Data Center Development & Construction. In his role, Luke is responsible for the planning and execution of all data center projects at AREP. Luke has over fifteen years of mission-critical experience leading multi-million dollar data center design and construction.

Before joining AREP, Luke was Regional Director at Direct Line Global, where he oversaw project management and operations for several of the world’s largest hyperscale data center sites across the East Coast. Prior to Direct Line Global, Luke was Director of Construction at Markley Group, where he managed all aspects of design and construction for New England’s largest colocation, mission-critical telecommunications, and data center facility.

Luke holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations and Project Management and a Master of Business Administration degree in Project Management from Southern New Hampshire University. Luke is also a PMI certified Project Management Professional.