Dominium Announces Retirement of Vice President and Senior Project Partner Chris Barnes

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Dominium, a Minneapolis-based leading apartment owner, developer and manager, announced that Vice President and Senior Project Partner Chris Barnes is retiring after more than 20 years with the company.

Barnes has played an integral role in developing Dominium’s portfolio and his leadership in the field has significantly contributed to the affordable housing industry.

“Chris’s contribution to the firm is multifaceted and proves the value of our development model,” said Managing Partner Paul Sween. “His legacy at Dominium will live on long after his retirement.”

Barnes joined Dominium as a Development Intern over 20 years ago and is retiring as a Vice President and Senior Project Partner, a role that was created for him, in which he managed multiple portfolios, pipelines and development teams. His work has spanned over 100 new construction, re-syndication and rehabilitation projects totaling more than 16,000 units in 15 states.

“Dominium has been an important and dominant part of my life,” said Barnes. “I’m looking forward to maintaining the friendships I’ve built at the firm and in the industry as I move to the next chapter of my life.”

“I’m thrilled Chris has the opportunity to pursue other facets of his life with the same intensity and focus he has shared with us,” said Mark Moorhouse, Partner and Senior Vice President of Development & Acquisitions. “We are thankful to Chris for his service to the firm and the important work of developing affordable housing.”

Barnes retains his interests in the Dominium portfolio.

Click to learn more about Chris Barnes's retirement in the Twin Cities Pioneer Press