Sunday, October 10, 2010

Cortland Partners Names Richard Munger Construction Manager

 ATLANTA, GA--Richard Munger (top right photo), a veteran of the Southeastern real estate market, is joining Cortland Partners as a Construction Manager. His immediate assignments are two new renovation projects for the Atlanta-based multifamily firm. Munger joins Cortland in a consultant capacity.

“Richard’s a top-caliber talent,” said Cortland Partners president Steven DeFrancis. “Not only has he  held high-level positions with leaders in the multifamily industry, he also has considerable experience in environmentally-friendly ‘green’ building practices. He has the perfect skill set for our needs, and for the current market.”

Munger has 25 years multifamily construction and development experience. He has developed $450 million worth of Class “A” garden and midrise projects within the past ten years alone.

 Four recent projects earned EarthCraft™ and Energy Star™ certifications. He was most recently Regional Vice President of Investments at Gables Residential Trust, EarthCraft’s 2009 Multifamily Developer of the Year.

 He has also been Senior Vice President of Development and Partner at Worthing Southeast Corporation.

A member of the Urban Land Institute, he has served on the Boards of Directors of the Atlanta Apartment Association and Georgia Apartment Association. A licensed realtor and general contractor, he also holds his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation.

 He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University and is currently earning his Executive MBA from Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business.

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