Chris Widmayer is Senior Vice President of Investments for Regency Centers. He is responsible for Regency’s development and major redevelopment platform in the Southeast United States.
Since joining Regency in 2002, he has developed more than two million square feet of grocery-anchored projects from Washington, DC, to Miami. Chris started in Regency’s Washington, DC, office and later moved to Raleigh to start Regency’s development platform in the Carolinas. Since then, Chris’ responsibilities have expanded to include the rest of the Southeast. Chris is also a recipient of Regency’s Joan and Martin E. Stein Award and serves on Regency’s Real Estate Committee.
Before working in commercial real estate, Chris served as Illinois Press Secretary to U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin and as the Deputy Press Secretary on the Durbin for U.S. Senate campaign.
Originally from Evanston, IL, Chris earned a B.A. from Miami University and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chris is a member of ICSC and an active member of the Urban Land Institute. Locally, he served on the Boards of Follow the Child Montessori and Urban Ministries and the Advisory Board of Band Together NC. In his free time, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.