Curtis W. Clerkley, Jr., principal of The Clerkley Watkins Group, has a diverse background in architecture and planning.  His professional career spans over 35 years, with experience in various architectural disciplines of design, marketing and development, project management, programming, and construction administration.

Throughout his career, Mr. Clerkley has been involved in providing comprehensive services, offering single firm responsibility. Project types for which Mr. Clerkley has extensive architectural experience include student housing, multi-family housing, condominiums, townhomes, mixed-use development, high-end fitness facilities and clubs, active adult communities, and other miscellaneous project types. A 1981 Texas Tech University graduate, Mr. Clerkley was employed by Pierce, Goodwin & Alexander. He later joined Steinberg/Wallace and Associates, managing multi-family projects.
Mr. Clerkley was a partner in charge of design with the Meloni/Clerkley Partnership before establishing The Clerkley Group, Inc. in 1986. In 2001, Mr. Clerkley formed The Clerkley Watkins Group, making Mr. Edward H. Watkins a principal in the firm.

As principal of The Clerkley Watkins Group, Mr. Clerkley manages daily operations of the company. He is actively involved in the Houston community, volunteering and serving on numerous boards
and committees.

Curtis W. Clerkley, Jr., Principal,
The Clerkley Watkins Group

Texas Tech University
Bachelor of Architecture,1981

Texas Registration Pending
Registered Interior Designer in Texas

Professional Affiliations
Associate Member,
American Institute of Architects

Texas Society of Architects,
Houston Chapter/AIA

Board Member,
Affordable Housing Congress

Past Alumni Board Member/President,
Texas Tech School of Architecture

Texas Tech Foundation Board of Directors

Name recognition for a new architecture
program by Texas Tech University:

The Curtis W. Clerkley, Jr. Architecture Academy,
Texas Tech University

2016 Kleinschmidt Award recipient,
Texas Tech University College of Architecture

The firm won 2016 Architect of the Year award for new development
architecture for Park at City Center project in Sandy, Utah.