President and CEO
Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics from Northern Illinois University
in DeKalb, IL. While working in commercial banking, he specialized in real estate development and in
financing of income producing properties. He entered DePaul University’s Masters of Business Administration
program and received his MBA with an emphasis in real estate in 1995. In 1998, Chris founded Riverside
Management and Leasing to provide professional management services to both residential and commercial
properties. In 2012, he expanded into the Florida Gulf Coast area with 30A Local Properties, Inc. 30A Local Properties has been named the “Hottest Real Estate Firm on 30A” for three years in a row and currently has 53 agents.
Chris joined Tessier Associates on January 1, 2018 as principal of the firm. He is responsible for the overall day to day operations of the firm; including management, finance, marketing and sales. In his free time Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, being outdoors and working on diy projects.