Senior Vice President, Development / Principal
Bill Chester is Senior Vice President, Real Estate Development at STNL, where he serves as project lead for one of the firm’s largest retail clients. In his role Bill works closely with his client, as well as STNL’s roster of real estate, construction and due diligence experts to lead new build-to-suit developments from start to finish.
Bill has 25 years of commercial real estate experience in retail, office, medical office and industrial, completing over $300 million in projects across the county. Prior to joining STNL, he served as Executive Vice President of a local development company, directing all new real estate development opportunities. Previously, Bill opened and managed a regional office for a leading industrial REIT and oversaw 17 million SF of industrial property.
Bill holds a BBA in finance and real estate, as well as an MBA from the University of Cincinnati. He is an active member of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), as well as a past President of the University of Cincinnati Real Estate Program and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Outside of the office, Bill enjoys running, golf and traveling with his wife, Karen and their sons, William and Evan.