Chris McKee, is President at the Franklin Group. He is responsible for overseeing the development and execution of an organizational strategy aimed at maximizing the financial performance of each community managed by the Franklin Group and, by extension, ensuring the consistent profitability of the management company itself. Prior to joining the Franklin Group, Chris was Managing Director of Multifamily Asset Management at Harbor Group International. His previous professional experience includes more than fifteen years in strategic leadership positions within the multifamily sector including: private owner/operators, publicly-held REITs and multiple Big 6 firms. Chris holds a Master of Science in Real Estate and Construction Management from The University of Denver and a B.S.B.A. with concentrations in Finance and Real Estate from Colorado State University. In each of the last two years, Chris was a guest speaker for the E.V. Williams Center for Real Estate at Old Dominion University where he spoke on the outlook for multifamily real estate in the Hampton Roads market.