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Chris Widmayer

Vice President, Investments Raleigh Office

Portrait of Chris Widmayer Vice President, Investments at Regency Centers
2068 Clark Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605
919 831 4900
Chris Widmayer is Vice President of Investments for Regency Centers. He oversees regional real estate development for the southeastern United States, working out of the Raleigh, NC office.


Chris joined Regency in 2002 as Manager of Investments in Regency’s Washington, D.C. office, relocating to Raleigh in 2005 to establish a development program for the Carolinas. Chris has managed the development or redevelopment of more than 600,000 square feet of grocery-anchored retail projects anchored by Whole Foods Market, Publix, Harris Teeter, The Fresh Market, Lowes Foods and Trader Joe’s. Previously, Chris served four years as a press secretary to United States Senator Richard J. Durbin and for a year Deputy Press Secretary on the Durbin for U.S. Senate campaign.

Originally from Evanston, IL, Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, OH, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has served on the Board of Trustees for Follow the Child Montessori and the Board of Directors for Urban Ministries of Wake County.

Chris is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Urban Land Institute. He also serves on the North Carolina Advisory Board to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and the Advisory Board of Band Together NC.

He currently resides in Raleigh where he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children, and he is an avid college football fan.

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