Charmaine Curtis

Principal

Curtis Development

Oakland Director

Charmaine Curtis is a leader in the Bay Area development community where she is known for her ability to solve complex development issues and deliver results. Whether running her own venture or playing key roles in prominent development firms, Charmaine approaches her work with integrity and passion. Her real estate experience encompasses a diverse range of multi-family, mixed-use, urban infill projects including the groundbreaking conversions of formerly industrial buildings to lofts and an entire city block with housing over a full service grocery store. She has overseen or otherwise participated in the development of over 7,000 units of housing.

Charmaine sees the unique potential of pioneering sites and neighborhoods and how to contribute to and enhance their vibrancy and livability. She understands the risks inherent at each stage of the development process and how to effectively manage them.

Before starting her own ventures, Charmaine was President of A.F. Evans Development and Director of Development for Mercy Housing. She has a Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning form the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College. She is a longtime board member of SPUR, a public policy think tank that focuses on good planning and good government.