Minneapolis’ Founders Properties hires director of investments

Chris Courneya has been hired as director of investments for Minneapolis-based Founders Properties.

In his role, Courneya will focus on acquiring new industrial and office properties to add to Founders Properties’ investment portfolio. He will also provide support on dispositions and joint ventures.

Before joining Founders Properties, Courneya spent five years at Onward Investors, LLC in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, where he developed and executed acquisition strategies for markets across the United States. Prior to that, he worked as a portfolio manager with a focus on office and industrial buildings at Unire Real Estate Group in Brea, California.

Courneya earned a bachelor’s degree in real estate studies from the University of St. Thomas.