Christopher Kilmurry joined The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB) in May 2008 and holds the position of Portfolio Manager. Mr. Kilmurry currently oversees 1,764 residential units, comprised of Market Rate, HUD Section 8, HUD 202, LIHTC, PHA and HOPE VI financing at 21 properties that are located across five states. As Portfolio Manager he is responsible for the day-to-day operations and compliance as well as supervision and training of over 50 employees. While at TCB, Mr. Kilmurry has successfully increased his portfolio's performance in all key metrics. Additionally, he has focused extensively on the implementation of the highest quality resident services by partnering with local universities, municipalities and social service agencies that provide in-kind services in tandem with the onsite staff with the focus on improving overall quality of life for resident. He also oversees one of TCB’s four groundbreaking Ways & Means sites; Cascade Village. At Cascade Village, he is helping to facilitate the full integration of Property Management and Social Services along with the development and implementation of programs backed by a $1.8 million grant awarded to the site by the Knight Foundation, with the end goal being the accelerated prosperity and success for all residents.
Prior to joining TCB, Mr. Kilmurry was an Asset Manager at Housing Vermont (HVT) where he oversaw 141 multifamily, mixed-use properties consisting of 4,000 residential and 80 commercial units. He worked actively with the management agents to evaluate the financial performance of each property, ensure tax credit compliance, resolve operational issues and overall optimization of investments. Mr. Kilmurry also provided all reporting and correspondence to investors. In order to facilitate his reporting function, Mr. Kilmurry developed an online reporting and database system. This system streamlined data collection from third-party managers and tied seamlessly to the database, which provided investor specific, web-based output of financial performance and key metrics on funds and the individual properties within each fund. Additionally the database provided in-house reporting to HVT. The in-house reporting functions provided performance analytics on both the properties and the managing agents, which assisted in recognizing potential issues and areas for improvement. The database system also provided invaluable data on property performance to HVT’s development staff to ensure sound proformas and the financial success of properties in the pipeline. This system ultimately allowed for the expansion of the HVT portfolio without the addition of Asset Management staff by reducing investor questions, automating reporting, lowering the occurrence of property issues and the overall streamlining of day-to-day operations.
Before joining Housing Vermont, Mr. Kilmurry owned and operated a private property management company where he was responsible for all day-to-day operations and maintenance of over 250 market rate units. Mr. Kilmurry also gained a solid business development and marketing background prior to joining the property management profession. That experience has proven invaluable as it laid the groundwork for many of the functions necessary to be successful in multifaceted profession of property management.
Mr. Kilmurry holds the designation of Tax Credit Specialist (TCS), Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) and is currently a Certified Property Manager (CPM) candidate.Contact: