President and CEOchris@snellproperties.com
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Christopher R. Hanessian is the President and CEO of Snell Construction Corporation. Chris is responsible for the performance of the company and its assets including: multi-family, office, hotel, development, and public and private market investments.
Prior to working for Snell, Chris worked for over 20 years with University Town Center, LLC (located in Maryland) and its affiliates, the last 10 years serving as its Chief Operating Officer.
Chris has extensive experience in real estate business and asset management, property acquisitions, financing, construction, zoning and entitlement, master plan design, strategic planning, and development of office, retail, multi-family residential, and student housing product. Chris has secured over $2 billion in loans for construction and permanent financing. Chris led efforts to secure public bond financing for multiple major housing and mixed-use projects in Maryland. He has participated in real estate development in counties throughout Maryland and Virginia including: management of 6,200 multi-family residential homes, construction of 2.3 million square feet of office and retail, development of 4,400 residential and commercial lots, 5,600 structured parking spaces as well as significant infrastructure, such as a highway and bridge construction and a regional pumping station.
Chris received a bachelor’s in Architecture and Environmental Design from Miami University, and a master’s in Real Estate from The Johns Hopkins University School of Business. Prior to that, Chris worked with architectural firms in Washington, DC and Silver Spring, Maryland. As an adjunct professor, Chris taught asset management to Master’s candidates at the University of Maryland’s Colvin Institute of Real Estate Development. He currently serves on multiple private and quasi-public boards.
Executive Vice Presidentmichael@snellproperties.com
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Michael Eastwood is Executive Vice President of Snell Properties. Michael is involved in all development and redevelopment activities of Snell as well its day to day operations. Michael’s key responsibilities include assisting the President in all matters, overseeing and guiding staff, overseeing and evaluating the property management company, researching new opportunities for Snell, establishing multi-year plans and evaluating options that match corporate goals.
Michael has over 25 years of experience in the design, construction, and development industries. Prior to joining Snell, Michael held positions with Roseland Residential Trust, as Vice President of Development, Home Properties, as Vice President of Development, and at Kettler, as Director of Development. In his prior roles, Michael was responsible for all aspects of the development process including deal underwriting, land acquisition, complex land entitlements, construction, project marketing, and lease-up. Michael has been directly responsible for the construction, development, or repositioning of approximately 1,850 multi-family units and the entitlement of an additional 2,200 multi-family units.
Prior to entering the real estate industry, Michael practiced architecture for 8 years, where he worked primarily for office and institutional clients.
Michael received a bachelor’s in Architecture from Princeton University, a master’s in Architecture from University of Virginia, and a Master of Science Degree in Real Estate from New York University.
Senior Vice President, Acquisitionspeter@snellproperties.com
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Peter Colarulli is Senior Vice President of Acquisitions for Snell. Peter leads acquisitions, oversees renovation and development projects, and participates in asset management. Over the course of his career, Peter has been directly responsible for more than $1B of transactions, financing, and construction.
At Snell, Peter has directed the acquisition of approximately $700M of multifamily assets including the successful completion of multiple 1031 transactions. He has guided the strategy and execution of Snell’s expansion into new markets including Raleigh-Durham, Nashville, and Central Florida. Peter led renovations of more than 1,500 apartment units including a mixed-use, historic tax credit rehabilitation project at Dominion Apartments. He managed the master planning and rezoning of Southern Towers that added 400,000 square feet of mixed-use density to the property.
Prior to working for Snell, Peter worked for CWCapital where he oversaw a national portfolio of multifamily properties and directed the strategy and dispositions of those assets. Peter began his career at The Bozzuto Group where he had roles in their Acquisitions Company and in their Construction Company.
Peter received a bachelor’s from Amherst College and a master’s in Business Administration from the University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School. Peter sits on the Board of The Tregaron Conservancy in Washington, DC.
Vice President, Financehoward@snellproperties.com
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Howard M. Koenick is Vice President of Finance of Snell Construction Corporation. Howard is responsible for overseeing and managing all accounting functions for Snell. Howard has over 30 years’ experience in accounting, finance, risk management and project management with real estate firms and various other industry and public accounting.
Prior to joining Snell, Howard worked for eight years at Prince Georges Metro Center, Inc. (PGMC) and its affiliates, the last three years serving as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. PGMC owned and operated two million square feet of mixed-use real estate.
Howard also held positions at various public companies including Freddie Mac as Director of Operating Risk Management, responsible for a corporate-wide implementation of a risk and control self-assessment program. He was at the Prudential Realty Group responsible for the accounting management of a $1.2 billion portfolio of mixed real estate investments.
Howard received his bachelor’s in accounting from the University of Delaware. He is a Maryland CPA.
Vice President, Developmenttim@snellproperties.com
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Timothy P. Friemel is the Vice President of Development for Snell. Tim supervises new development activities, renovation projects, and participates in asset management.
Tim has over twenty-five years of real estate development and construction experience. He has managed the planning, design, and construction of a diverse portfolio of projects including ground-up commercial and mixed-use developments, large interior construction projects, and the U.S. Embassy in Iraq. Prior to joining Snell, Tim led the development of several mixed-use, adaptive re-use, and condominium projects with The FORTIS Companies in Washington, DC. He has also worked as a consultant to the U.S. Department of State, and as a senior development manager for one of Arlington’s land owners where he was responsible for the development of several large mixed-use projects. Tim’s experience also includes several years in a commercial brokerage team with Jones Lang LaSalle where he provided planning, construction, and brokerage services to large commercial tenants.
Tim is a registered professional engineer and holds a bachelor’s in civil engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, a master’s in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin, and a Juris Doctor degree from George Mason University.
Vice President, Asset Managementtina@snellproperties.com
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Tina Rider is Vice President, Asset Management for Snell. Tina is responsible for managing Snell’s portfolio of assets and implementing investment strategies to ensure continued growth, financial stability and returns for shareholders.
Tina Rider joined Snell in July 2020.
Prior to Snell, Tina served as Vice President, Asset Management at PNC Realty Investors, Inc., in Washington, D.C. During her tenure, she managed a portfolio of eight Class A, multifamily properties totaling 3,452 units with a total asset value of $1.8 billion. In addition, Tina oversaw the development of build-to-core assets and worked on the construction of six Class A assets, with a total of 2,535 residential units and 221,500 square feet of office space.
Before joining PNC in 2007, she worked at Fannie Mae, Archon Group and Delta Associates, Inc.
Tina is a graduate of the University of Virginia and holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia.
Vice President, Construction & Developmentdoug@snellproperties.com
Douglas Rigler is Vice President, Construction & Development for Snell. Doug provides strategic leadership and day-to-day management of the company’s construction pipeline, from ground-up development projects to renovations and value-enhancement endeavors at existing properties in the portfolio.
Doug Rigler joined Snell in September 2022; he has a track record of success in construction management as well as hands-on experience as a licensed architect, bringing a unique blend of sought-after skills to the team.
Prior to Snell, Doug served as Vice President, Construction at Artemis Real Estate Partners in Chevy Chase, Maryland. At Artemis, he oversaw major construction projects across the existing portfolio and managed over $700 million of investment in ground-up development construction with a total budget of more than $1.7 billion.
Previously, he served as Vice President, Construction at Federal Capital Partners, where he supervised the company’s construction activity. This included multifamily, commercial and office assets.
Doug graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Columbia College in New York.
Senior Associate, Acquisitions & Developmentwill@snellproperties.com
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Will is a Senior Acquisitions and Development Associate for Snell. Will supports the team in all phases of acquisition and development, including market research, sourcing, underwriting, and finance. To date, he has been involved with the acquisition of six multifamily assets which consists of over $570 million of capital in various markets across the country.
Prior to working for Snell, Will was a Senior Analyst for Walker & Dunlop in the Capital Markets division. At Walker & Dunlop, Will was responsible for the financial underwriting of debt and equity transactions, market and property research, and managing transactions from identification through closing. Will assisted in the placement of over $650 million of capital throughout his time at the company.
Will began his career at Goldman Sachs in 2015. He received a bachelor’s in Accounting and Business Administration from Washington & Lee University.
Erin Drone joined Snell in 2023. She is responsible for Snell’s daily accounting operations.
Prior to joining Snell, she served as the Accounting Manager for Tidewater Capital, a real estate investment and development company based in San Francisco. At Tidewater Capital, she managed the accounting operations, financial reporting, and cash management for office, industrial, and multi-family assets in northern California.
Previously, Erin worked at Stockbridge Capital Group, a real estate investment management firm in San Francisco. She served as the Corporate accountant and later Fund Accountant where she was responsible for accounting, investor reporting, lender reporting, NCREIF reporting, and cash management activities for two separate accounts, and an open-ended core fund.
A native of northern Virginia, Erin graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from James Madison University.