Co-Founder / Principal

Edward Chu is primarily focused on the commercial real estate development and management practice and operations for Hunter Chase Development Partners’ portfolio of commercial buildings, including the Salons of Volterra. Prior to HCDP, Chu created and managed the private equity group within KeyBank Real Estate Capital where he was involved in raising equity from domestic and international corporate clients for investment in real estate projects throughout the United States. Under his oversight, approximately $2.2 billion in equity was raised and invested. Prior to joining Key, Chu was a First Vice President with McDonald & Co.’s public finance group, with responsibilities for originating, analyzing, structuring and leading project financing and refinancing for public and non-public entities. Chu was also Vice President with Thomson McKinnon’s Capital Markets Group and a Commercial Banking Officer with Texas Commerce Bank. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in management and an MBA from the University of Houston.