Chris Wichmann is an executive level development and construction professional with extensive in multiple asset classes and building types including retail, hotel, multi-family, mixed use, academic and airport. Since joining Skye in 2004, Chris has worked nationally on major retail and mixed use projects totaling over $600 million of development.

Prior to joining Skye, Chris led for Burns & McDonnell Engineering the $1.5 billion Greater Springfield Reliability Project (GSRP) which was a high power electrical transmission project that added and upgraded substations and transmission lines from MA through CT. Overseeing 200 direct and indirect reports, Chris oversaw the functional areas of the program: Real Estate, Permitting, Engineering, Construction, Procurement, Project Controls and Community Relations.

Prior to that as the East Coast Vice President of Construction at Forest City, Chris managed pre-development, development, tenant coordination and construction for Promenade Bolingbrook (Chicago), Shops of White Oak (Richmond, VA), Shops of Wiregrass (Tampa) as well as the complete interior/exterior renovation of the historically significant 50 story landmark terminal tower in Cleveland, OH. Chris also coordinated all development efforts for the mixed-use Village of Gulfstream (Ft. Lauderdale) hotel and condominium towers on top of a structured parking podium. Chris joined Poag & McEwen in 2004 as a Development Director overseeing all predevelopment, development and construction activities for Evergreen Walk (Hartford, CT), Promenade Shops at Centerra (Loveland, CO) and Promenade Shops at Dos Lagos (Corona, CA) as well as anchor tenant construction for Macy’s, Dick’s, LL Bean, Highland Park Market and a Performing Arts Theater.

Other project experience includes construction management for large stadium projects, department stores, schools, courthouse projects and transportation hubs.

Chris has an undergraduate degree in Business Management from St. Louis University and graduated sigma cum laude from Washington University with a Masters of Construction Management.