Chase Hill is a Principal at CREA in the Denver office and is in charge of all aspects of development and investment, including financial underwriting, site selection, entitlement and design work, consultant and construction coordination, project financing, asset management, and dispositions. Prior to working for CREA, Chase was a Senior Analyst for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), where he worked in the Real Assets Division that manages a 15% real estate allocation for the $120 billion pension fund. Chase spent a substantial amount of his time at TRS managing a $278 million co-investment with Wood Partners, the nation’s largest apartment developer. Through this co-investment vehicle, TRS & Wood Partners developed 25 apartment communities across the county, amounting to nearly 6,000 units and over $1.3 billion in total project costs. Chase received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate Finance from The University of Georgia and a Master of Business Administration in Real Estate Finance from The University of Texas.