2018 Founder’s Award Recipient

Chris Marsh

President, Irvine Company Apartment Development Division

Chris Marsh is President of Irvine Company Apartment Development Division. Chris is responsible for leading the company’s apartment development growth plan, including land acquisitions, due diligence, entitlements, product development, design, construction and delivery. 

Since joining the company in 2003, Chris has been responsible for overseeing all aspects of development for commercial and residential projects for the company, including office, resort, retail and apartment properties. His achievements include the Resort at Pelican Hill, where he acted as Project Executive in delivering the world-class resort. 

Chris has practiced in the field of commercial and multifamily real estate development for 30 years and has represented developers in the United States, United Kingdom and Spain. In a consultancy capacity, he also acted as third party adviser to several blue chip and institutional investors, including Société Générale, Scottish Widows and Pearl Assurance. 

He lives in Corona del Mar with his wife Heather and two daughters, Alex and Grace. He serves on the Board of Trustees at St. Mary’s School in Aliso Viejo.