Senior Managing Director - Development
Patrick Chesser serves as the Senior Managing Director of Mill Creek’s Atlanta office, and his responsibilities include sourcing, entitling, and overseeing the development of the Mill Creek multifamily communities in the Atlanta region. During his career, Mr. Chesser has been involved with the acquisition, entitlement, financing, and development of over $1.5 billion of commercial and residential real estate.
Prior to joining Mill Creek, Mr. Chesser was a partner at South City Partners developing multifamily, mixed-use, and student communities in the Atlanta and South Carolina markets, including the multi-use $350 million West Edge District in Charleston, South Carolina. Prior to South City, he served as a Senior Vice President at Ackerman & Co. for 15 years and led development, acquisition, and asset management of industrial mixed-use, office and medical office assets throughout Atlanta. Prior to Ackerman & Co., he worked in preconstruction and project management with R.J. Griffin & Co. (now JEDunn) estimating and managing several projects throughout the southeast.
Mr. Chesser received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida in Building Construction an MBA in Finance from Georgia State University. His professional affiliations include the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC); and serves on behalf of the City of Sandy Springs on the Board of Directors for the Perimeter Community Improvement District along with several other non-profit boards and committees.