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15 Things You Need to Know This Morning

15 Things You Need to Know This Morning
What You Don't Know About Chris Doerr

Photo: Wife, Mandy, daughter, Madison, and son, George in Avalon, N.J.
Title: Managing director, Cassidy Turley's capital markets group.
Job focus: Multifamily sales practice. Capital markets group did $14b in business since 2011. Currently marketing over 3,500 apartments and have closed 2,200 units in past 12 months in sales alone. 
Recent projects: Swift Apartments - 218 units of new construction above a Safeway in Petworth; Cork Factory Apartments - 393 class A apartments in Pittsburgh (deal brought institutional capital to Pittsburgh); and 750 Glebe Road - 2.2-acre multifamily development site in Ballston.
Memorable project: Hampton apartments in Arlington, Va. – handled sale of 25-year old Crystal City high rise to MRP in rare off-market transaction in 2010. MRP renovated building and Cassidy team resold it at nice profit. Great to see deal come full circle.
Hometown: Philadelphia. 
Currently live: Arlington.
Why DC: Graduated from law school and got job practicing real estate law in Tysons.
School: University of Richmond.
First job: Attorney.
Job in another life: Teacher/coach.
Person (living or dead) to meet: Ronald Reagan.
Greatest fear: Being average.
Daily habit: Morning to-do list of 10 things.
Favorite book: Courtney series by Wilbur Smith.
Favorite movie: Royal Tenenbaums (2001).
Favorite vacation: Avalon, N.J.
Favorite restaurant: Tombs (Georgetown).
Bucket list: Climb Mount Rainier.
Family facts: Married, son, age 3, and daughter, age, 5.
Hobbies: Squash 2-3 times/week. 
Startling fact: Parents and wife were very unhappy with decision to move from law to becoming real estate broker on commission. All worked out.


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