Mr. Chilelli is a Senior Associate at East River Partners where he is engaged in project management and acquisitions. Before joining the company, Mr. Chilelli was Director of Project Management for Sugar Hill Capital Partners, a NYC-based real estate private equity firm, where he was responsible for development, renovation budgets, negotiations, and financial accounting for the firm’s multi-family portfolio, consisting of over 1,000 units. Mr. Chilelli began his career as a project manager with Messer Construction in the Midwest and Southeast, where he gained seven years of experience leading projects across multiple sectors, including healthcare, education, residential, and office. Since May 2013, Mr. Chilelli has served as an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University for financial modeling and capital markets courses. Mr. Chilelli received his M.S. in Real Estate Development from Columbia University, his M.B.A. in Finance from Xavier University, and his B.S. in Construction Management from Northern Kentucky University.