Chris works closely with the development team to evaluate potential deals, focusing on construction cost estimates, utility availability and other constraints. He also manages all consultants and maintain live budget throughout construction, identifying all potential cost exposures to accurately forecast contingency usage. Chris facilitates coordination amongst the design team and general contractors to minimize scope gap and conflicts as we approach full construction documents.
Chris joined United Properties in 2021. Prior to that, he served as Project Director at Kushner Companies in New York City where he lead all phases of company’s ground-up multi-family residential, hospitality, office and retail projects from inception through completion. Projects include Wave Resort, a 67-key oceanfront boutique hotel in Long Branch, NJ and One Journal Square, a pair of 60-story towers with 1,700 apartment units and 40,000 SF of retail in Jersey City, NJ.
He also worked as a Project Manager at Turner Construction Co where he managed construction of over $2 Billion of new medical facilities and commercial high-rise developments. Projects include the David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care and 7 Bryant Park, the 2016 ENR New York Project of the Year. Chris served as a Structural Engineer at McLaren Engineering Group focusing on design of waterfront structures. Projects include the World Financial Center ferry terminal and the Northside Piers redevelopment in Brooklyn.
Professional and Community Involvement
Chris has served as a mentor in the ACE Mentor Program of America which trains high school students interested in pursuing careers in architecture, engineering and construction.
Chris earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer.