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Chris Payne

Managing Director

Sares Regis Group

Chris Payne joined Sares Regis in 2014. As President of Multifamily Development, Mr. Payne is responsible for overseeing the residential platform in Southern California with responsibility for new development activity as well as the investment, construction, and property management divisions.

Prior to joining Sares Regis, Mr. Payne managed the regional development activities for AvalonBay Communities in Southern California for 14 years. Mr. Payne also managed new development activity in Southern California for Belmont Corporation and was responsible for developing single family home communities with Greystone Homes.

Mr. Payne received a B.S. degree in Finance from California State University Fullerton and a Master of Real Estate Development degree from the University of Southern California. Mr. Payne currently serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California and is a licensed California Real Estate Broker.

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