Cris Sullivan is the Chief Operating Officer for Gables Residential. Gables is a vertically integrated private multi-family REIT specializing in the development, construction and management of class A apartments and mixed use communities. She oversees the management of 30,000 apartment homes and 600,000 sq. ft. of retail space located in 18 markets across the US. In addition, her responsibilities include the company’s sustainability program, facilities management group, corporate marketing efforts and the 3rd party management business. Cris began her career with Gables Residential predecessor, Trammell Crow Residential, as a leasing consultant in 1988 and has held numerous positions in property operations, learning and development and brokerage. She leads the Gables Charitable Contributions Committee and is active in a number of charities personally and professionally. Cris is a recipient of the Real Estate Forum’s 2015 Women of Influence Award. She is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and holds a Florida Real Estate Broker’s License.