Chris Varnell has served as a Project Manager, Senior Project Manager and Vice President of Construction and Pre-Development for Allied Orion Group since 2016 and has more than 18 years of experience in the industry. He has directly contributed to the development of over 1,000 units, or a total aggregate value of over $130 million with Allied Orion Group. Chris brings a wealth of experience in real estate and multifamily construction with expertise in early stage plan reviewing to provide direction to consultants and value engineering ideas in order to reduce overall cost, increase value of the asset and prevent potential construction and management obstacles. Varnell has continued to help Allied Orion Group build client retention through his unique ability of developing and maintaining relationships with Owners, Consultants, Construction on-site teams and subcontractors through consistent and timely follow up. Prior to joining Allied Orion Group, Varnell was most recently a Project Manager for JLB Partners. Within Varnell’s construction career, he has successfully developed more than 3,500 units, or a total aggregate value of $330 million. Chris has a Construction Science degree through Texas A&M University.