Chris Neale

Vice President

The Core Companies

San Jose Director

As Vice President of The Core Companies, holding company to Core Homes, Core Affordable, Core Residential, and Core Builders, Chris is responsible for the full spectrum of Core’s development activities including acquisition, entitlement, financing and construction. During his career, Chris has completed a broad range of complicated development projects. Examples range from a regional transit oriented master planned community that required an assembly of 25 acres with 6 property owners to small lot single-family urban infill projects. Chris’ strengths lie in his ability to work through complicated entitlements and complicated financing. Born in Montreal, Canada, Chris immigrated with his family to the Bay Area in 1978. He holds a Bachelors’ degree in Physics from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master’s Degree in Business from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a graduate of American Leadership Forum Silicon Valley’s Urban Innovation Class 34.