Senior Vice President, Development and Construction
Chris is primarily responsible for construction projects, including project management, design development, preconstruction, contract negotiations and construction oversight and close-out. While at Taconic he has overseen both ground-up and restoration projects in the commercial, residential and mixed-use sectors including the new 445,000 square foot 525 West 52nd Street building and the historical restoration of 817 Broadway in Manhattan. In his development advisory role, Chris has run point on a large-scale master planning effort as well as performed due diligence and long-term development planning for multiple acquisitions in Manhattan.
Prior to joining Taconic in 2015, Chris worked as both an engineer and construction manager on projects ranging from heavy mass transit to museums and educational institutions. As an engineer at Parsons Brinckerhoff, Chris worked on the $60 million historical restoration of the Corbin Building as well as the $1.4 billion Fulton Center. He then moved into construction management, where he was responsible for over $100 million of new construction and renovation projects. Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Delaware. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of New York and is a LEED accredited professional.