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Over two decades, Chinburg Properties has grown from a small family business to the largest homebuilder in the Seacoast. Chinburg Properties employees are genuine individuals who care about the people for whom they create homes. As a Chinburg customer you can expect to be treated with respect, courtesy and a shared enthusiasm for your new residence.

Todd Allen

Todd Allen

CAD DESIGNER & ENGINEER

Todd joined the CBI team in the spring of 2004. Todd has over 25 years of experience in the building and design trade. He has drafted and designed and built many homes throughout New England. With his creativity, experience, and skills, he is able to layout and design a project with confidence that his interpretation will create the best results for clients. Todd earned his certificate for Computer Aided Design in 2002 at the University of New Hampshire. He smoothly and successfully transitioned his career from builder to designer. - Hide Bio
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Suzanne Amato

Suzanne Amato

PROPERTY MANAGER

Suzanne comes to Chinburg Properties with over 15 years of property management experience. She is a graduated of Simmons College with a degree in management & marketing. She has managed commercial, resident and retail space throughout Massachusetts and the New England area. She has worked for Chinburg since 2013. Suzanne brings to Chinburg the ability to create & maintain a fiscally responsible budget, as well as oversee all aspects of resident relations, marketability of a community, and the rentals of new prospective residents. - Hide Bio
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Matt Assia

Matt Assia

DIRECTOR OF ASSET MANAGEMENT

Matt joined Chinburg Properties in 2013. Matt’s responsibilities include overseeing the financial performance of the firm’s commercial real estate portfolio and the sourcing, analysis, and financing of new investment and development opportunities. Prior to joining Chinburg, Matt held a number of positions over 17 years in real estate development and construction management. His experience spans the development cycle from acquisition through permitting, construction, stabilization, and disposition. Matt has worked on a wide range of asset types including medical office, office, multi-family housing, municipal, and science-driven research facilities. Matt holds a BS in Civil Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of Maryland, and he is a licensed broker in MA as well as a LEED Green Associate. - Hide Bio
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Lori Bachand

Lori Bachand

CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

In 2007, Lori Bachand joined the Chinburg team as the Customer Service Manager. Lori has over 20 years experience in the real estate and home building industry and is committed to making your home buying experience an enjoyable one. Lori works closely with our design team and selections coordinator to research new products and offer our customers the best possible options available. As each home nears completion, Lori works with the project managers to make certain the Chinburg quality standards are met. When a buyer moves into their new home, Lori is there to make certain it performs as it should. - Hide Bio
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Peter Berube

Peter Berube

MAINTENANCE

Karen Breen

Karen Breen

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE COO

Karen joined the team in 2013 bringing 10 years of real estate experience. A licensed real estate salesperson, Karen specialized in new construction home sales and purchased her own home from Chinburg Properties in 2006. Karen now assists the COO in the daily management of on-going new residential projects and renovations focusing on the quality and efficiency that defines Chinburg Properties. Originally from Ireland, Karen now resides in Exeter NH. - Hide Bio
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Eric Chinburg

Eric Chinburg

PRESIDENT

Eric Chinburg founded Chinburg Properties in 1987. With over 30 years of experience, Eric has built hundreds of homes in New Hampshire and Maine. With a strong foundation in single family custom homebuilding, Eric has expanded the company to include; multi-unit communities and adaptive re-use of abandoned mill properties. Eric has been recognized as a leader in open space and conservation development. Eric is a Durham, NH native and graduated from UNH with a degree in civil engineering. - Hide Bio
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Jen Chinburg

Jen Chinburg

MARKETING DIRECTOR

Jen joined the staff in 2003. She is responsible for all of the branding and marketing for the Chinburg sales and the mill commerical and residential rental properties. Jen has 20 years of experience in marketing, business management, and economic development. Jen graduated from Boston College in 1991 and earned a certificate of special studies in administration and management from Harvard University in 1996. - Hide Bio
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Jon Chinburg

Jon Chinburg

SALES, DESIGN AND ESTIMATING

Jon came to Chinburg Properties after his graduation from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 1990. He is an experienced designer and works closely with customers to finalize their floor plans. He is also responsible for the pricing of all single family home building projects, and has the knowledge and experience to guide and advise customers on design direction and associated cost. He is the primary sales contact for Chinburg Properties and attends meetings with potential buyers to assist in the transformation of a buyer's vision to a viable project. Jon has participated in the sales, design, and budgeting of hundreds of homes during his tenure at Chinburg Properties. - Hide Bio
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Susan Costello

Susan Costello

SELECTIONS COORDINATOR

Susan graduated from UNH in 1991 with a background in childhood education and nutrition. After living away for many years, she and her family moved to the Seacoast in 2010. Susan was an executive assistant at Fidelity Investments where she was able to use her excellent organizational skills. She loves interior design and when building her home with Chinburg Properties she enjoyed every minute of it, thoroughly enjoying the whole selections process. She brings a unique perspective as a student of design as well as a former Chinburg client. - Hide Bio
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Michelle Cressey

Michelle Cressey

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT BOOKKEEPER

Gerry Croteau

Gerry Croteau

MAINTENANCE

Gary Demers

Gary Demers

DIRECTOR OF PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

Gary Demers came to Chinburg Properties in 2003 with over 20 years of experience as the owner of his own landscaping company. As one of the premier landscape architects in the area, Gary is the genius behind the beautiful landscaping that comes with every Chinburg project. In the summer of 2006, Gary was promoted to the director of property maintenance for Chinburg Management. - Hide Bio
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Brandon Gemmiti

Brandon Gemmiti

PROJECT MANAGER AND SAFETY OFFICER

Brandon joined the Chinburg Properties team in February of 2010. Brandon’s construction background is in commercial wood framing. He attended Plymouth State University were he received a BS in Business Management. Soon after his graduation Brandon started work as an Assistant Project Manager for a company that specialized in large commercial construction projects. Chinburg Properties now utilizes Brandon’s experience in managing government, state, military defense, hospital, and other large commercial projects to further develop Chinburg Builders commercial construction division. Brandon also helps in managing Chinburg Properties safety program to insure that every CBI project is completed under the OSHA standards. - Hide Bio
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Josh Golden

Josh Golden

LABORER

Todd Golden

Todd Golden

SITE SUPERVISOR

Todd graduated in 1982 from the Sanford Regional Vocational Technical School with a focus on building construction and has worked his entire adult life in the housing industry. Todd started with Chinburg Properties in January 2012 as a site supervisor in the single family homes division. He brings over 30 years of construction experience to the company. - Hide Bio
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Bob Greene

Bob Greene

FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Bob began working for CBI as a consultant in early 2006 and has served in various management capacities ever since. Bob is currently responsible for the preparation of all financial reports and strategic financial planning for Chinburg Properties and its related development entities. He advises the President and management team to maximize overall enterprise financial health and smoothly operating systems. He provides input and direction for the company’s sales and marketing efforts. He brings over 25 years of business leadership experience to the company. Bob has a BA in Economics from Lafayette College and an MBA from Rutgers University. - Hide Bio
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Mark Grimes

Mark Grimes

PROJECT MANAGER

Mark joined Chinburg Builders in the fall of 2013. He brings with him a diverse construction background including projects in the academic, medical, and commercial sectors. Mark looks to play a key role as Chinburg Properties continues to increase its presence as a commercial general contractor Mark is a LEED Accredited Professional and 2007 graduate of the University of Maine with a BS in Construction Management. - Hide Bio
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Kathy Hatch

Kathy Hatch

OFFICE MANAGER

Kathy joined CBI in 2004. Kathy manages all lender relationships, including construction loans where she oversees and coordinates all loan draw requests - alleviating our customers of this task - and resolving any issues that might arise. She also works directly with our buyer’s title companies and attorneys ensuring that each closing goes smoothly. Kathy has over 15 years experience in the business accounting and office management fields, with a particular expertise in the creation and implementation of systems to make operations run more efficiently. Kathy makes customer service a priority and is a wonderful information resource for customers, venders and business partners. Kathy holds a B.S. in Business Management and an Associates Degree in Accounting. - Hide Bio
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Christina Hessey

Christina Hessey

ASSISTANT PROPERTY MANAGER

Christina comes to Chinburg Properties with over 8 years of property management experience. She holds designations as an Occupancy, Tax Credit, and Rural Development specialist for all types of HUD funded affordable housing programs. She has managed multi-site, Project Based Developments, as well as worked with Market Leasing and Tax Credit Compliance for a large 300 unit mill renovation in Massachusetts. Christina brings to Chinburg the ability to enhance the marketability of a community, promote good resident relations, assisting with all managerial functions and staff, the appearance of curb appeal and building functions, while helping to maintain a fiscally responsible budget. - Hide Bio
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Marina Hodgdon

Marina Hodgdon

ACCOUNTING CLERK

Marina joined Chinburg Properties in May 2006. Originally from Moscow, Russia, Marina has lived in the United States for over 9 years. Marina received a B.A. in English from University of Russia's Academy of Education in 1999. Marina is currently working towards her Associates degree in accounting and has been a tremendous asset to the company due to her strong organizational skills, her attention to detail, and her sparkling personality. - Hide Bio
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Paul Kerrigan

Paul Kerrigan

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Paul enthusiastically manages the construction operations at Chinburg Properties. He started in 1993 as a project coordinator, ‘back in the day.’ Paul oversees all aspects of construction from sales thru closings including customer service. He has been instrumental in our safety program and implementing the employee review system. Paul’s main responsibilities have primarily been the residential sector of the company. Cutting edge products, value engineering and focusing on the environment has been the most recent focus. Paul is active in the community and coaches some of the youth programs locally. - Hide Bio
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Mike King

Mike King

LEAD CARPENTER

Eric Kowal

Eric Kowal

SITE SUPERVISOR

Ericlcame to Chinburg in 2011 with fifteen years of experience building houses in northern Michigan. He served as a lead carpenter and currently acts as a site supervisor. Eric and his wife live in Kittery, ME. - Hide Bio
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Dylan LaRochelle

Dylan LaRochelle

SITE SUPERVISOR

Guy LaRochelle

Guy LaRochelle

SITE SUPERVISOR

Guy joined Chinburg Properties in 1999 and has been a key contributor to several projects. He is responsible for many facets of production execution, including vendor and subcontractor management, scheduling and quality assurance. His many years of experience in the trades gives him a keen eye for the performance and quality standards which are trademarks of Chinburg Properties. - Hide Bio
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Dan Lasata

Dan Lasata

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

Dan joined Chinburg in 2015. Dan’s experience in construction began growing up working alongside his father as a carpenter’s helper in Gilmanton NH. Since then, he has studied under a Master Cabinet Maker in Belmont NH, attended Champlain College in Burlington VT for a BS in Business Management, was Business Manager/Project Manager for a Commercial Renovation Company in Tampa FL , and served as the Assistant Project Manager for a Custom Adirondack Home building company on Lake Winnipesaukee in NH. - Hide Bio
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Jan Marston

Jan Marston

ACCOUNTING AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

Jan is the Accounting and Human Resources Manager for Chinburg Properties, various development entities, and the leasing operations. Her responsibilities include general accounting, insurance, taxes, and purchasing for the Project Managers. Prior to joining CBI in 2006, Jan managed accounting departments in a credit union and a resort. She is a life long resident of Kittery and has been a volunteer at the New Hampshire SPCA for over a decade. - Hide Bio
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Kerri Matthews

Kerri Matthews

ASSISTANT PROPERTY MANAGER

Kerri comes to Chinburg Properties with over 10 years of property management experience. She has managed lease-up communities from construction phase through full occupancy including a mill renovation in Massachusetts. Kerri brings to Chinburg the ability to build and nurture positive resident relationships, enhance the marketability of a community, assist with all managerial functions, focus on the appearance of curb appeal and building functions all while helping to maintain a fiscally responsible budget. Kerri resides in Exeter with her husband Josh, daughter Morgan and son Cole. - Hide Bio
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Greg May

Greg May

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

Greg started with Chinburg Properties in 2006 assisting with the administrative side of the production department. Greg is utilized for his analytical skills and experience as a site supervisor supporting the project managers. He also supports the CAD design department with his degree in Civil Technology from the University of New Hampshire. - Hide Bio
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Andrea McCurry

Andrea McCurry

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

When you first enter our corporate office, Andrea will be the person to greet you. She directs all incoming inquiries to the proper person and assists with many tasks that keep a busy office running smoothly. Andrea also supports our project managers by completing all incoming work orders and assists our accounting department with accounts receivables. Andrea joined Chinburg Properties in 2013. - Hide Bio
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Dale Moreau

Dale Moreau

SITE SUPERVISOR

Dale is a site supervisor. He joined the company in 2011. As the son of a builder, Dale has enthusiastically been involved with home building all of his life. He relishes working with others that share his passion. He is experienced in all phases of home construction. His duties include bringing homes from a piece of land to handing over the keys to someone's dream home. - Hide Bio
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Dave Nadeau

Dave Nadeau

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

David is a maintenance supervisor at Residences at Riverwalk in Amesbury Mass. Even though this 1918 renovated mill building has only been apartments since 2006 Dave had worked in this mill has maintenance superintendent for 5 years. Later he became involved with its renovation and conversion into apartments and has been responsible for its facility care ever since. When Dave is not at the Residences at Riverwalk he enjoys his time playing golf, bowling with friends or spending time with family. - Hide Bio
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Dean Nadeau

Dean Nadeau

MAINTENANCE

Edgar Pineda

Edgar Pineda

Maintenance

Edgar has been with the Residences at Riverwalk in Amesbury since 2010. He started in 2008 at the property as a contracted cleaner and was hired as a permanent employee because of his high level of commitment to a job well done. Since then he has taken on cleaning, painting and general maintenance at the community. He also shares his skills with the Exeter Mills community in Exeter NH. Edgar spends his time away from the community with his wife and 3 kids. - Hide Bio
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Wiz Potter

Wiz Potter

SITE SUPERVISOR

Wiz joined the company in 2002. He has been a key contributor to the overall management and success of various mill renovation projects, a particular expertise of Chinburg Properties. Renovation and rehabilitation of these historic properties takes specific and specialized construction knowledge. Wiz is also known for his winning personality and his commitment and consideration to the Chinburg mill residence buyers. - Hide Bio
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Alyssa Remy

Alyssa Remy

Accounts Payable Clerk

David Schleyer

David Schleyer

ASSISTANT PROPERTY MANAGER

Dave Schommer

Dave Schommer

CARPENTER

Brint Shone

Brint Shone

OPERATIONS AND COMMERCIAL LEASING

Brint joined Chinburg Properties in the fall of 2004 where he spent two years working within our construction management team. Brint's 12 years of entrepreneurial experience as a full time soccer coach and administrator with local soccer club, Seacoast United, feeds well to the needs of multiple tenants, the community and the organization of running Chinburg Property Management, that currently manages over a million square feet of residential and commercial property. Brint holds his NH Real Estate License and lives in Portsmouth with his wife, Tatjiana, and two children. - Hide Bio
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Geoff Spitzer

Geoff Spitzer

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Geoff joined Chinburg Properties, Inc (CBI) in 1999 as a Project Manager/Site Supervisor. His first project was the conversion of an abandoned industrial mill building located in downtown Dover, NH into a 27 unit apartment building. Since then as the “Mill Guy” for CBI, Geoff has overseen multiple adaptive re-use of historic mill and school projects as well as a variety of multifamily condominium projects. Geoff is a LEED Accredited Professional. Most recently, Geoff has spearheaded an effort to increase the Chinburg Properties presence as a commercial general contracting company. He advises, guides, and coordinates proposals and pricing for outside development projects. Geoff is helping the company to find a niche as a preferred general contractor and essential partner to developers. Additionally Geoff is on the company’s “Green Team” helping build more energy efficient homes and achieve LEED certified projects. Geoff serves on the Board of Directors for the Seacoast Workforce Housing Coalition. Prior to his career at this company Geoff spent over 13 years in the historic preservation field working throughout New England on historic properties as a carpenter, consultant and contractor. - Hide Bio
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Jared Trayer

Jared Trayer

SENIOR RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY MANAGER

Jared manages the residential portfolio of Chinburg owned rental properties. He is responsible for leases, attraction of new tenants through proactive marketing, renewals, tenant relations and maintenance of the apartment buildings and grounds. He manages the rest of the residential team. Jared is a licensed NH Real Estate Agent and has 6 years of experience as a property manager. - Hide Bio
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Brittany Verville

Brittany Verville

ASSISTANT PROPERTY MANAGER

Brittany joined the company as an intern in the Fall of 2010, and graduated for the University of New Hampshire with a dual degree; B.S. in Business Administration & a B.A. in Studio Arts in the Spring of 2011. Upon graduation Brittany joined the team full-time. Brittany earned her NH Real Estate license in 2012 and now works as an agent and assistant property manager for the residential property division. - Hide Bio
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Craig Warcewicz

Craig Warcewicz

MAINTENANCE

Craig comes to Chinburg having worked as a contractor at our Exeter Mill property for 2+ years. He comes to us with the added value of knowing our communities and having a proven track record of success in helping us manage our asset. Craig has lived in the Seacoast area his whole life and has 2 kids. In his spare time he enjoys playing on anything with a motor. - Hide Bio
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Taylor Webber

Taylor Webber

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

Taylor joined Chinburg Builders in April 2014 after relocating to Seacoast NH from Northern NJ. He worked in the greater NYC area for four years, gaining commercial construction experience working for clients including Credit Suisse Bank, BMW Manhattan and Seton Hall University. Taylor graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree and in 2013 he completed the OSHA 30 Hour training course. - Hide Bio
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Heath Wilbur

Heath Wilbur

MAINTENANCE

Roger Wittner

Roger Wittner

PROJECT MANAGER

Roger began working as a project manager for Chinburg Properties in 1997. Roger is extremely experienced and skilled with particular success in meeting budgets, and managing the subcontractors and vendors. He has a unique ability to build rapport with customers and to be an ally, advisor and information resource about the building process. Recent projects have included two large scale historic renovations, along with a consistent stream of new construction single family homes. His skill and experience have provided a tremendous asset to hundreds of Chinburg homeowners. - Hide Bio
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Michael Wynkoop

Michael Wynkoop

ASSISTANT MANAGER, DEVELOPMENT

Tabatha Zimmermann

Tabatha Zimmermann

TENANT ACCOUNT MANAGER