Chris Culp is the CEO and a founding partner of The Excelsior Group (TEG). He is also a board member of Opportunity Advisors, a real estate investment fund manager affiliated with TEG.

TEG was founded in 2005, providing property management services for a 4-property, 700-unit apartment portfolio. Today, TEG has expanded into five real estate sectors: Multifamily, Commercial Asset and Property Management, Land Development, Real Estate Advisory, and Home Builder Lending. The Multifamily group manages 25 apartment properties, including co-developing nearly 1,000 units across five properties, totaling more than 5,000 units. The Commercial Asset and Property Management group oversees 1,500,000 SF across eight properties. The Land Development group is actively developing more than 10 neighborhoods, totaling more than 1,500 residential lots. Real Estate Advisory annually guides more than 50 companies to make the best strategic real estate decisions for their business. The Home Builder Lending group (Excelsior Capital) annually originates more than 150 loans exceeding $50,000,000 to regional homebuilders.

Chris is currently the Chairman of the Board for the Minnesota Multi Housing Association. He is also a member of the National Multi Housing Council, the Institute of Real Estate Managers and the Building Owners and Managers Association.