Donaldson E. Hearing, PLA, ASLA, LEED

Don Hearing is owner and President of Cotleur & Hearing Land Planning and  Landscape Architecture with over thirty years of experience. He has been practicing in South Florida since 1982. Don was raised in South Florida and is a state of Florida registered landscape architect. He is a honor graduate from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and an Urban Planning degree and is a certified LEED Accredited Professional. Don also serves as managing partner of Cotleur & Hearing Investments, a real estate development and acquisition company.

Don serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce and the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County. He was the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce in 2015. Don is a Director for the PGA Corridor Association as well as a board member for MyClinic of Jupiter and has been a board member for Jupiter Christian School and The Lighthouse Center for the Arts.

In conjunction with his business interests, Don is actively involved in numerous charitable organizations which include Christ Fellowship Church, Jupiter Christian School, The Place of Hope, and the West Jupiter Tutorial Center to name a few.

In 2011, the American Institute of Architects recognized Don as Landscape Architect of the Year for Palm Beach County. In 2012, he was the recipient of the Community Leader of the Year Award presented by the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce.

Don and his wife, Suzanne, reside in Jupiter. They have three daughters.