Chris Austin

Managing Principal of the Sacramento, CA Office

Chris is the Managing Principal of the Sacramento office. Chris has been working with the firm since 1998, and has been involved in providing consulting services on over 200 projects and the financing of over $800 million in public improvements for developer and builder clients in California, Nevada and Washington.

Chris's experience includes general real estate consulting matters with specialized experience in planning and implementing public financing districts, negotiating and documenting school district financing transactions, fiscal impact analysis, and development feasibility analysis for both residential and non-residential properties. Additionally, Chris has recently been involved in negotiating and tracking impact fee reimbursements for recent portfolio acquisition from a national home building company. Chris has also worked on behalf of the development community throughout California in analyzing and negotiating Development Impact Fees.

Chris is a member of the North State Building Industry Association, Urban Land Institute, Building Industry Association of Central California and the Home Building Association of Northern California. He has recently been selected by his peers as a Committee Member for the California Building Industry Association Impact Fee Task Force. Chris received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Arizona State University. You can contact Chris at chris.austin@dpfg.com