A. Chester Skinner, III
A. Chester Skinner, III (Chip) brings over 35 years of real estate experience to Skinner Bros. Realty. As a principal for 17 years with Regency Centers, a publicly traded REIT, Mr. Skinner was responsible for development and leasing of corporate office, industrial and retail projects.
Since establishing Skinner Bros. Realty, Mr. Skinner has developed large multi-use Developments of Regional Impact, as well as completed multiple build-to-suit leaseback transactions with financial institutions and retailers.
Mr. Skinner holds the National Realtors CCIM designation and is past chair of the North Florida Chapter of NAIOP. He served on the Board of Consolidated Tomoka Land Company, a publicly traded real estate company for seven years.
In May, 2008, A. Chester Skinner, IV (Chet) joined the company after spending three years with Pulte Homes as the Director of Land Acquistion, Entitlements and Strategic Marketing departments. Prior to working with Pulte, Chet was the head of Real Estate for a Whataburger franchise that opened 22 restaurants from Jacksonville to Tampa in less than a two year span.
Chet has served on the Executive Board of the Northeast Florida Builders Association since 2014. In 2016, Chet served as the President of NEFBA, the fifth largest homebuilders association in the country. He was also selected to Jacksonville's "40 Under 40" Class of 2016. Chet attended Sewanee University, where he played basketball from 1998-2001, and graduated with a B.A. in Economics.
C. Riley Skinner
Riley Skinner joined the company in July of 2013, after spending three years as a Loan Originator with Capital Advisors, Inc. in Charlotte, North Carolina. While at Capital Advisors, Riley arranged more than 25 million dollars in permanent financing for commercial real estate properties through lending sources such as life insurance companies, conduit (CMBS) lenders, Fanny Mae / Freddie Mac and commercial banks.
Since 2014, Riley has served on the Board of the Jax Sports Council. Riley graduated from Wake Forest University in 2009 with a B.S. in Business. While at Wake Forest, Riley was a four-year starting Quaterback for the Wake Forest football team. During his career, he won an Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Title, played in the BCS Orange Bowl and set numerous school records as a Quaterback. In 2009, Riley won the Jim Tatum award which is given to the top senior student athlete in the ACC.