Chris Lebron is an accomplished real estate development, redevelopment, and economic development professional with over 15 years of experience in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. Prior to joining Xenolith Partners as an associate developer, Chris was a development manager for a boutique residential developer and construction firm based in TriBeCa. She successfully managed a variety of ground-up residential projects from conception to lease up or sale. In her previous role as a project manager for the City of Oakland Redevelopment Agency, Chris managed and implemented numerous capital improvement projects and neighborhood revitalization strategies. These included mixed-use residential, commercial rehab, public facilities, and infrastructure projects; as well as citywide façade/tenant improvement and neighborhood capital grant programs. During her time in Oakland, she worked closely with community advisory boards to identify neighborhood priorities and projects. Chris has also worked as an independent consultant, and she began her career at a non-profit CDC implementing the Main Street program in partnership with LISC and government partners. Chris earned a BS in Cultural Anthropology with a minor in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley and earned an MS in Real Estate Development at Columbia University. She is dedicated to creating sustainable, thriving, healthy, and equitable neighborhoods and cities, and to improving the built environment.