Christopher Petersen, PE

Senior Vice President, Engineering and Construction

Chris is a founding member of the Wexford team and brings over 30 years of diverse construction and engineering experience throughout the U.S. Since 2005, he has been in charge of overseeing all the design, construction and engineering related development activities for both core and shell and tenant improvement projects within the Wexford development and pre-development portfolio. His responsibilities include direct involvement in the initial project planning and budgeting; building design and construction; and project closeout. In addition, Chris manages the environmental due diligence and activities within Wexford.

Over the past 13 years, Chris has contributed to Wexford’s growth by developing approximately 3 million square feet of new, ground-up projects and roughly 2 million square feet of historic rehabilitation projects including 5 LEED Platinum and 6 LEED Gold certified projects.

Before joining Wexford, Chris spent nine years at Townsend Capital, LLC, where he was responsible for all the design and construction as well as facility improvement activities. Prior to joining Townsend Capital, Chris spent eight years at AT&T/ Lucent Technologies where he was responsible for all the engineering and operational aspects of a major facility including building engineering, operations and tenant build-out.

Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. He also completed his Master of Science in Engineering Management from New Jersey Institute of Technology. Chris is a licensed Professional Engineer in New Jersey and Maryland.