MILL VALLEY, CA - Thompson | Dorfman Partners, LLC, a developer, owner and manager of multifamily real estate, announced that Christopher C. Young has been named senior director of construction. Young joins Gillian Sutton Cho, who was recently named vice president of development.
"As our new senior director of construction, Chris will be charged with managing all aspects of project specific preconstruction and construction activities including design and review, value engineering, contract negotiations, construction quality control, scheduling and close out," said Will Thompson, Thompson | Dorfman Partners principal. "His 15 years of experience in real estate construction and strong management and leadership skills will be of tremendous value to Thompson | Dorfman Partners as we move forward with the construction of more than 1,200 residential units in the Bay Area over the next four years."
Prior to joining Thompson I Dorfman Partners, Young served as Director of Construction with the Irvine Company Apartment Communities (IAC) for more than 11 years. His primary responsibilities included feasibility and cost analysis, development and coordination of working drawings, project scheduling and tracking, construction administration, and management of the general contractor and subcontractor and consultant teams.
Prior to IAC, Young served as a project manager on numerous developments including Hilton's Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, the construction of Footlocker stores in the U.S. and Guam, and the remodel of the historic 1920 Atwater Hotel and Catalina Country Club on Santa Catalina Island.
Young received a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and obtained his MSCEE in Construction Engineering and Management from Stanford University. He is a licensed general contractor in California and is currently completing the requirements to be a licensed architect in the State of California.
Thompson | Dorfman Partners, LLC is a real estate development and investment firm whose principals have a long history in California's housing industry. Formed in 1999 by Will Thompson and Bruce Dorfman, Thompson | Dorfman focuses on multi-family residential development, with particular emphasis on well-sited, urban in-fill and mixed-use properties located in high-growth, technology-driven markets in the western U.S.
The principals of Thompson | Dorfman are 25+ year veterans in their industry with a reputation for quality and a track record of performance. Collectively, they have developed 10,000 multi-family homes in 35 California apartment and condominium communities. They have also expanded their services to provide development advisory, management, and investment expertise to corporate land owners and financial institutions.
In addition, Thompson | Dorfman has created a non-profit entity, Education Housing Partners, Inc., to provide a full complement of development services to school districts and other public agencies to build workforce housing to help recruit and retain quality employees.
While discovering overlooked opportunities and resolving challenging development issues, Thompson | Dorfman continues to deliver luxury in-fill housing that benefits the surrounding community, rewards its investors, and surpasses the expectations of property residents.