Christopher S. McKellar
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. McKellar began his real estate development career in the 1970s. After becoming a General Contractor, he has managed the acquisition, entitlement, financing, design, construction, marketing, property management and sales of over 5,000 attached and detached homes, 1,300 apartment units, and 2.7 million square feet of commercial office, R&D and industrial space. Additionally he has entitled, designed and managed site construction of 14 land subdivisions including Renaissance La Jolla, McKellar Corporate Center, and Britannia Industrial Park. In 1990 Mr. McKellar received the California Builder of the Year award and in the same year was named the Industry Professional of the Year by the San Diego Commercial and Industrial Council.
Mr. McKellar is a Director of the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, and serves on non-profit boards including The Bishop’s School, the Neurosciences Institute, and Pastors to Prisoners. He is also a member of the Coastal San Diego chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). McKellar has previously served on the boards of Scripps Financial Corporation, San Diego Opera, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, Medical Biology Institute, Scripps Institute of Oceanography (Director’s Cabinet),UCSD Board of Overseers, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, St. James by the Sea La Jolla (Vestry), the La Jolla YMCA, and the San Diego Literacy Council.