Regency Properties, a commercial real estate company specializing in county seat communities, announces the promotions of Chris Folz and Emily Neumann. Folz has been promoted from leasing agent to director of acquisitions and Neumann has been promoted from business analyst to acquisitions manager. The promotions follow Regency’s policy of rewarding hard work and dedication by promoting from within. In addition to these promotions, Regency plans to add 10 positions next year to accommodate growth and expansion plans.
As director of acquisitions, Folz will be responsible for providing leadership in identifying opportunities in county seat communities and bringing those opportunities into Regency’s portfolio. He will be in charge of overseeing the entire acquisition process, from identifying shopping centers that match Regency’s acquisition criteria to negotiating and closing the transactions to transition centers to Regency ownership and management.
Folz completed an internship with Regency in 2005 and upon graduating from college, joined Regency in May 2007. While at Regency, Folz has held the positions of project manager and leasing agent, while also serving on the marketing committee. Folz is a graduate of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, with a Bachelor of Science in Business with distinction. Folz holds the Certified Leasing Specialist (CLS) designation from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), is a certified public accountant and licensed real estate broker in the state of Indiana.
As acquisition manager, Neumann will be responsible for providing direction and leadership to sourcing and due diligence personnel. She will analyze property acquisition opportunities, evaluate whether potential acquisitions match Regency’s county seat community criteria and conduct the due diligence to support the acquisition process.
Neumann has been with Regency since 2004 and has held the positions of administrative assistant for property management and business analyst. Neumann is a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana, with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.
“At Regency Properties, we take great pride in promoting from within and are excited for Chris and Emily,” remarked Jeff Howell, vice president of business management and acquisitions. “Their new positions will play a crucial role in the growth and expansion of Regency.”