Chris Courneya

Senior Vice President - Investments & Acquisitions

Chris is responsible for acquiring new industrial and office assets and has completed over $500 million in transactions since joining Founders in 2018. In addition to acquisitions, he also focuses on joint ventures and new development/redevelopment opportunities as well as providing support on dispositions and overall portfolio management.

Before joining Founders Properties, Chris spent five years at Onward Investors, L.L.C. in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, where he developed and executed acquisition strategies for markets across the United States. Prior to that, he worked as a portfolio manager with a focus on office and industrial buildings at Unire Real Estate Group in Brea, California. In addition to more than 15 years in the commercial real estate industry, Chrisโ€™ professional experience also includes structural engineering related to development and large infrastructure projects.

Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate Studies from the University of St. Thomas.

Professional Affiliations and Certifications:

  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) โ€“ Minnesota chapter
  • Urban Land Institute