Christopher Hayes joined Accordia Realty Ventures in 2011 as a Real Estate Manager, which quickly evolved into the Director of Real Estate Management. Chris works directly with the principals of the organization to ensure that objectives are being met as well as anticipating and responding to companies’ and clients’ needs across their investment portfolio. His primary responsibilities include operational oversight of Accordia’s entire real estate portfolio consisting of nearly 2,000,000 square feet of class A office, industrial/flex, and retail space; supervising the management team to ensure optimum performance; performing inspections of properties; coordinating marketing and leasing of properties; and overseeing the collection of rent, payment of expenses, and compliance with lease terms. He is also actively involved in all acquisitions and dispositions for the company, where he supports the principals with underwriting, debt placement and due diligence.
Prior to Accordia, Chris was a Property Manager at Grubb & Ellis, where he was actively managing an array of premier property portfolios since 2008. Chris began his real estate career at CBRE in 2006 where he worked in the Market Research Department before being recruited by the Real Estate Management Group, where he assisted in managing 2,500,000 square feet of Class A industrial warehouse/flex space throughout the tri-state area as well as a combined 200,000 square feet of both Class A office and retail space in New Jersey.
Chris earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Hartwick College and is currently pursuing his RPA designation.