Zocalo names Schillinger equity owner

Chris Schillinger

Chris Schillinger

Chris Schillinger, LEED AP BD+C, was named an equity owner of Zocalo Community Development.

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Schillinger is a senior project manager and the company’s first employee to receive an invitation to become an equity owner.

Schillinger has 12 years of construction management experience with a combined total oversight of approximately $850 million. Prior to joining Zocalo, Schillinger completed a five-story LEED Gold-certified office building in San Diego, the CityCenter resort and casino in Las Vegas, a LEED Gold-certified office building and solar panel manufacturing facility in the Bay Area, an 1,800-car parking structure and LEED Platinum-certified security building at NREL in Golden and the LEED Gold-certified Cadence Apartments at Union Station in Denver.

As senior project manager, Schillinger’s responsibilities include leading construction-related staff, the oversight of prime contractors and subcontractors while managing the associated risks, overseeing monthly construction billings and budgets, preparing owner change orders, building permit procurements, interfacing with equity partners and property management teams, and updating development schedules.

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Jennifer Hayes has been an editor with the CREJ since 2000. Jennifer covers multifamily and retail news in the Denver metro area plus all property types in Colorado Springs and Southern Colorado. She also covers the finance market as well as solicits bylines articles and is editor of the Health Care Properties Quarterly. Before joining the Colorado Real Estate Journal, Jennifer served as the assistant sports information director at Texas A&M-Commerce. She earned her bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Colorado and a master's degree in education from A&M-Commerce. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband and son, learning the ways of being a hockey mom, sports, reading and baking.