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Over two decades, Chinburg Properties has grown from a small family business to the largest homebuilder in the Seacoast. Chinburg Properties employees are genuine individuals who care about the people for whom they create homes. As a Chinburg customer you can expect to be treated with respect, courtesy and a shared enthusiasm for your new residence.

Todd Allen

Todd Allen

CAD Designer & Engineering

Todd joined the CBI team in the spring of 2004. Todd has over 25 years of experience in the building and design trade. He has not only drafted and designed many homes throughout New England, but also utilized designs to build several homes. With his creativity, experience, and skills, he is able to layout and design a project with confidence that his interpretation will create the best results for clients. Todd earned his certificate for Computer Aided Design in 2002 at the University of New Hampshire. He smoothly and successfully transitioned his career from builder to designer. - Hide Bio
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Suzanne Amato

Property Manager

Suzanne comes to Chinburg Properties with over 15 years of property management experience. She is a graduated of Simmons College with a degree in management & marketing. She has managed commercial, resident and retail space throughout Massachusetts and the New England area. She has worked for Chinburg since 2013. Suzanne brings to Chinburg the ability to create & maintain a fiscally responsible budget, as well as oversee all aspects of resident relations, marketability of a community, and the rentals of new prospective residents.

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Matt Assia

Matt Assia

Director of Asset Management

Matt joined Chinburg Properties in 2013. In this newly created role, Matt’s responsibilities include overseeing the financial performance of the firm’s commercial real estate portfolio and the sourcing, analysis, and financing of new investment and development opportunities. Prior to joining Chinburg, Matt held a number of positions over 17 years in real estate development and construction management. His experience spans the development cycle from acquisition through permitting, construction, stabilization, and disposition. Matt has worked on a wide range of asset types including medical office, office, multi-family housing, municipal, and science-driven research facilities. Matt holds a BS in Civil Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of Maryland, and he is a licensed broker in MA as well as a LEED Green Associate. - Hide Bio
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Lori Bachand

Lori Bachand

Customer Service Manager

In 2007, Lori Bachand joined the Chinburg team as the Customer Service Manager. Lori has over 20 years experience in the real estate and home building industry and is committed to making your home buying experience an enjoyable one. Lori works closely with our design team and selections coordinator to research new products and offer our customers the best possible options available. As each home nears completion, Lori works with the project managers to make certain the Chinburg quality standards are met. When a buyer moves into their new home, Lori is there to make certain it performs as it should. - Hide Bio
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Peter Berube

Peter Berube

Mill Maintenance

 
Eric Chinburg

Eric Chinburg

President

Eric Chinburg founded Chinburg Properties in 1987. With over 20 years of experience, Eric has built hundreds of homes in New Hampshire and Maine. With a strong foundation in single family custom homebuilding, Eric has expanded the company to include; multi-unit communities and adaptive re-use of abandoned mill properties. Eric has been recognized as a leader in open space and conservation development. Eric is a Durham, NH native and graduated from UNH with a degree in civil engineering. - Hide Bio
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Jen Chinburg

Jen Chinburg

Marketing Director

Jen joined the staff in 2003. She is responsible for all of the branding and marketing for the Chinburg sales and the mill commerical and residential rental properties. Jen has 20 years of experience in marketing, business management, and economic development. Jen graduated from Boston College in 1991 and earned a certificate of special studies in administration and management from Harvard University in 1996. - Hide Bio
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Jon Chinburg

Jon Chinburg

Lead Designer and Estimator

Jon came to Chinburg Properties after his graduation from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 1990. He is an experienced designer and works closely with customers to finalize their floor plans. He is also responsible for the pricing of all single family home building projects, and has the knowledge and experience to guide and advise customers on design direction and associated cost. He is the primary sales contact for Chinburg Properties and attends meetings with potential buyers to assist in the transformation of a buyer's vision to a viable project. Jon has participated in the sales, design, and budgeting of hundreds of homes during his tenure at Chinburg Properties. - Hide Bio
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Susan Costello

Susan Costello

Selections Coordinator

Susan graduated from UNH in 1991 with a background in childhood education and nutrition. After living away for many years, she and her family moved to the Seacoast in 2010. Susan was an executive assistant at Fidelity Investments where she was able to use her excellent organizational skills. She loves interior design and when building her home with Chinburg Properties she enjoyed every minute of it, thoroughly enjoying the whole selections process. She brings a unique perspective as a student of design as well as a former Chinburg client. - Hide Bio
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Gary Demers

Gary Demers

Director of Property Maintenance

Gary Demers came to Chinburg Properties in 2003 with over 20 years of experience as the owner of his own landscaping company. As one of the premier landscape architects in the area, Gary is the genius behind the beautiful landscaping that comes with every Chinburg project. In the summer of 2006, Gary was promoted to the director of property maintenance for Great Mills Management, LLC that manages property for Eric Chinburg. - Hide Bio
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Jim Fetter

Jim Fetter

Mill Maintenance

 
Brandon Gemmiti

Brandon Gemmiti

Assistant Project Manager

Brandon joined the Chinburg Properties team in February of 2010 as an Assistant Project Manager. Brandon’s construction background is in commercial wood framing. He attended Plymouth State University were he received a BS in Business Management. Soon after his graduation Brandon started work as an Assistant Project Manager for a company that specialized in large commercial construction projects. Chinburg Properties now utilizes Brandon’s experience in managing government, state, military defense, hospital, and other large commercial projects to further develop Chinburg Builders commercial construction division. Brandon also helps in managing Chinburg Properties safety program to insure that every CBI project is completed under the OSHA standards. - Hide Bio
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Todd Golden

Todd Golden

Site Supervisor

Todd graduated in 1982 from the Sanford Regional Vocational Technical School with a focus on building construction and has worked his entire adult life in the housing industry. Todd started with Chinburg Properties in January 2012 as a site supervisor in the single family homes division. He brings over 30 years of construction experience to the company. - Hide Bio
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Ramona Graf

Ramona Graf

Leasing Consultant

Ramona joined Chinburg Properties at the end of 2013 with the purchase of Residences at Riverwalk where she worked as the Marketing and Leasing consultant. Ramona now spends her time at both Residences at Riverwalk and Exeter Mill where she is the Leasing Consultant. Prior to that, Ramona worked as a Licensed Real Estate agent in Boston, MA for 3 years. A native New Yorker who has moved a total of 16 times, Ramona is no stranger to the moving process. She draws from her various experiences when working with residents to help ensure a smooth and comfortable transition into their new homes. - Hide Bio
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Bob Greene

Bob Greene

Finance

Bob began working for CBI as a consultant in early 2006 and has served in various high level management capacities ever since. Bob is currently responsible for the preparation of all financial reports and strategic financial planning for Chinburg Properties and its related development entities. He advises the President and management team to maximize overall enterprise financial health and smoothly operating systems. He provides input and direction for the company’s sales and marketing efforts. He brings over 20 years of business leadership experience to the company. Outside of work, he serves as Treasurer and Board Member for Squamscott Community Commons, a non-profit working to build a LEED certified community center/YMCA in Exeter, NH. Bob has a BA in Economics from Lafayette College and an MBA from Rutgers University. - Hide Bio
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Karen Breen

Karen Breen

Executive Assistant to the COO

Karen joined the team in 2013 bringing 10 years of real estate experience. A licensed real estate salesperson, Karen specialized in new construction home sales and purchased her own home from Chinburg Properties in 2006. Karen now assists the COO in the daily management of on-going new residential projects and renovations focusing on the quality and efficiency that defines Chinburg Properties. Originally from Ireland, Karen now resides in Exeter NH. - Hide Bio
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Paul Kerrigan

Paul Kerrigan

Chief Operating Officer

Paul enthusiastically manages the construction operations at Chinburg Properties. He started in 1993 as a project coordinator, ‘back in the day.’ Paul oversees all aspects of construction from sales thru closings including customer service. He has been instrumental in our safety program and implementing the employee review system. Paul’s main responsibilities have primarily been the residential sector of the company. Cutting edge products, value engineering and focusing on the environment has been the most recent focus. Paul is active in the community and coaches some of the youth programs locally. - Hide Bio
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Mike King

Mike King

Lead Carpenter

Mike worked on several Chinburg projects as a subcontractor in his previous position. He officially joined the mills division of Chinburg Properties in 2011 and has been a key contributor to both the Newmarket and Cocheco mill renovations. - Hide Bio
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Kathy Hatch

Kathy Hatch

Office Manager

Kathy joined CBI in 2004. Kathy manages all lender relationships, including construction loans where she oversees and coordinates all loan draw requests - alleviating our customers of this task - and resolving any issues that might arise. She also works directly with our buyer’s title companies and attorneys ensuring that each closing goes smoothly. Kathy has over 15 years experience in the business accounting and office management fields, with a particular expertise in the creation and implementation of systems to make operations run more efficiently. Kathy makes customer service a priority and is a wonderful information resource for customers, venders and business partners. Kathy holds a B.S. in Business Management and an Associates Degree in Accounting. - Hide Bio
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Marina Hodgdon

Marina Hodgdon

Accounting Clerk

Marina joined Chinburg Properties in May 2006. Originally from Moscow, Russia, Marina has lived in the United States for over 9 years. Marina received a B.A. in English from University of Russia's Academy of Education in 1999. Marina is currently working towards her Associates degree in accounting and has been a tremendous asset to the company due to her strong organizational skills, her attention to detail, and her sparkling personality. - Hide Bio
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Guy LaRochelle

Guy LaRochelle

Site Supervisor

Guy joined Chinburg Properties in 1999 and has been a key contributor to several projects. He is responsible for many facets of production execution, including vendor and subcontractor management, scheduling and quality assurance. His many years of experience in the trades gives him a keen eye for the performance and quality standards which are trademarks of Chinburg Properties. - Hide Bio
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Jan Marston

Jan Marston

Accounting Supervisor

Jan is the Accounting Supervisor for Chinburg Properties, various development entities, and the leasing operations. Her responsibilities include general accounting, insurance, taxes, and purchasing for the Project Managers. Prior to joining CBI in 2006, Jan managed accounting departments in a credit union and a resort. She is a life long resident of Kittery and has been a volunteer at the New Hampshire SPCA for over a decade. - Hide Bio
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Greg May

Greg May

Design and Production Assistant

Greg started with Chinburg Properties in 2006 assisting with the administrative side of the production department. Greg is utilized for his analytical skills and experience as a site supervisor supporting the project managers. He also supports the CAD design department with his degree in Civil Technology from the University of New Hampshire. - Hide Bio
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Dean Nadeau

Dean Nadeau

Mill Maintenance

 
Mark Grimes

Mark Grimes

Project Manager

Mark joined Chinburg Builders in the fall of 2013. He brings with him a diverse construction background including projects in the academic, medical, and commercial sectors. Mark looks to play a key role as Chinburg Properties continues to increase its presence as a commercial general contractor Mark is a LEED Accredited Professional and 2007 graduate of the University of Maine with a BS in Construction Management. - Hide Bio
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Wiz Potter

Wiz Potter

Site Supervisor

Wiz joined the company in 2002. He has been a key contributor to the overall management and success of various mill renovation projects, a particular expertise of Chinburg Properties. Renovation and rehabilitation of these historic properties takes specific and specialized construction knowledge. Wiz is also known for his winning personality and his commitment and consideration to the Chinburg mill residence buyers. - Hide Bio
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David Schleyer

David Schleyer

Assistant Property Manager

 
Dave Schommer

Dave Schommer

Carpenter

Dave joined the company in 2000 and has steadily honed his skills to become a master finish carpenter. His skills have been transferable across all Chinburg property types and he can be counted on to add value and skill whether the project is a single family home or a mill conversion property. He is knowledgeable and experienced with many construction methods and operations. His handiwork is evident in the detail finishes in many quality residences. - Hide Bio
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Jeanette Shaw

Jeanette Shaw

Accounting Clerk

Jeanette Shaw joined Chinburg Properties in 2013. She works as an Accounting Clerk for the Residential Mills. Jeanette is responsible for processing accounts receivables and accounts payables. Jeanette holds a degree in Business Management. - Hide Bio
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Brint Shone

Brint Shone

Mills Business Manager

Brint joined Chinburg Properties in the fall of 2004 and spent two years working at the Shepard's Cove Development in Kittery, Maine. Brint's 12 years of entrepreneurial experience as a full time soccer coach and administrator with local soccer club, Seacoast United, feeds well to the needs of multiple tenants, the community and the organization of running a business that currently manages close to a million square feet of residential and commercial property. Brint holds his NH Real Estate License and is currently working toward his NH Brokers License as well as becoming a Certified Property Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management. - Hide Bio
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Tim Sidore

Tim Sidore

Property Manager

Tim has worked for Chinburg Properties since 2012, and has managed Exeter Mill since 2009. Before coming to Exeter, he worked in property management in Lebanon, NH and began his real estate and property management career in Arizona, working in residential and commercial sales and leasing, while specializing in investment properties. Tim also helped to start Windermere Real Estate’s Arizona property management division. A New Hampshire native, Tim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA); real estate licenses in New Hampshire and Arizona; he also maintains his Certified Apartment Manager (CAM), National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP), and EPA Lead-Based Paint “Renovate Right” certifications. - Hide Bio
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Geoff Spitzer

Geoff Spitzer

Senior Project Manager

Geoff joined Chinburg Properties, Inc (CBI) in 1999 as a Project Manager/Site Supervisor. His first project was the conversion of an abandoned industrial mill building located in downtown Dover, NH into a 27 unit apartment building. Since then as the “Mill Guy” for CBI, Geoff has overseen multiple adaptive re-use of historic mill and school projects as well as a variety of multifamily condominium projects. Geoff is a LEED Accredited Professional. Most recently, Geoff has spearheaded an effort to increase the Chinburg Properties presence as a commercial general contracting company. He advises, guides, and coordinates proposals and pricing for outside development projects. Geoff is helping the company to find a niche as a preferred general contractor and essential partner to developers. Additionally Geoff is on the company’s “Green Team” helping build more energy efficient homes and achieve LEED certified projects. Geoff serves on the Board of Directors for the Seacoast Workforce Housing Coalition. Prior to his career at this company Geoff spent over 13 years in the historic preservation field working throughout New England on historic properties as a carpenter, consultant and contractor. - Hide Bio
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Jared Trayer

Jared Trayer

Residential Rental Property Manager

Jared manages the residential portfolio of Chinburg owned rental properties. He is responsible for all leases, attraction of new tenants through proactive marketing, renewals, tenant relations and maintenance of the apartment buildings and grounds. Jared is a licensed NH Real Estate Agent and has 6 years of experience as a property manager. - Hide Bio
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Brittany Verville

Brittany Verville

Assistant Property Manager

Brittany joined the company as an intern in the Fall of 2010, and graduated for the University of New Hampshire with a dual degree; B.S. in Business Administration & a B.A. in Studio Arts in the Spring of 2011. Upon graduation Brittany joined the team full-time to assist with marketing and the commercial portfolio of the Chinburg Management Company. Brittany earned her NH Real Estate license in 2012 and now works as an agent and assistant property manager for the residential property division. - Hide Bio
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Roger Witner

Roger Wittner

Project Manager

Roger began working as a project manager for Chinburg Properties in 1997. Roger is extremely experienced and skilled with particular success in meeting budgets, and managing the subcontractors and vendors. He has a unique ability to build rapport with customers and to be an ally, advisor and information resource about the building process. Recent projects have included two large scale historic renovations, along with a consistent stream of new construction single family homes. His skill and experience have provided a tremendous asset to 100+ Chinburg homeowners. - Hide Bio
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Tabatha Zimmermann

Tabatha Zimmermann

Tenant Account Administrator

Tabatha Zimmermann joined Chinburg Properties in January 2012. She works as an Accounting Clerk and Commercial Tenant Account Administrator. Tabatha is responsible for processing commercial rent payments, subcontractor work orders, and administrative tasks. Tabatha graduated with a business degree from UNH in 2011. - Hide Bio
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