Our Team

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Chris Dischinger


Chris Dischinger is a proven leader within the real estate development industry and is co-principal and co-founder of LDG Development in Louisville, KY. He is committed to the business of building better lives through developing quality, affordable communities for hard-working families and active seniors to grow and thrive.

In 1994, Chris formed LDG Development with his business partner Mark Lechner, successfully focusing on acquiring, developing, building and managing single-family homes. The company eventually grew to have a portfolio of more than 500 homes as well as acquiring and managing commercial real estate properties in 17 states. In 2002, LDG saw an opportunity to enter the Housing Tax Credit Program and by using this model, LDG has developed over 20,000 units in multiple states.

Today, LDG has four main divisions, all focused on maximizing growth and production. With the mission statement, “Everyone Deserves a Quality Place to Live”, the company has over 200 employees in its offices located in Louisville, KY and Austin, TX and are focused on developing and managing quality properties for the thousands of families of residents and families it serves.

Chris has served as president of four different trade organizations including the national president of the Society of Exchange Councilors. He resides in his hometown of Louisville, KY with his family.

Comprehensive Business and Real Estate Activities

  • Sold 120 Condos in eighteen months (Lakeview Condos)
  • Bought and renovated 113,000+ square foot shopping center (Russell Plaza)
  • Renovated, leased, and managed 62,000 square foot office building – went from 0% to 85% occupancy in 12 months (Breckenridge Business Centre)
  • Built to suit 9700 square foot office building (4511 Bardstown Road)
  • Built to suit four Hollywood Video Stores (One in Kentucky and Three in Ohio)
  • Acquired 17 former Color Tile commercial buildings in 10 states
  • Acquired and renovated over 300 single family homes
  • Built over 200 single family homes
  • Total renovation of 18 unit and 16 unit apartment buildings with city of Louisville rehab loan
  • Developed 34 lot subdivision (The Enclave)
  • Renaissance Housing Ltd – 27 unit Tax Credit Project – Louisville Ky (Investor – House Investments)
  • Forest Drive Single Family Homes -24 unit Tax Credit Project – (Sold)
  • Crescent Hill Development, LLC – Developed, built and sold 38 unit condo project
  • Acquired 12,250 square foot office building in Louisville, KY
  • Commercial Property Group – Acquired 7,800 square foot office building in Frankfort, KY
  • Overlook at Beargrass Creek – developed and built 26 unit condo complex
  • Cooper Chapel Properties – developed and built 72 unit condo complex
  • Glen Hill Manor II, Ltd – 108 unit tax credit project in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Elkhorn Creek Ltd – 44 unit tax credit project in Georgetown, Kentucky
  • Falcon Crest Patio Homes – 14 units
  • Falcon Crest Condos – 64 units
  • Falcon Crest Apartments – 208 unit apartment building in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Acquired and sold 15,500 square foot office building – 1961 Bishops Lane, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Acquired, leased, and built out 14,625 square foot office building in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Acquired 22,000 square foot office building in Riverport Industrial Park
  • Elkhorn Creek Phase II – 48 unit tax credit apartment project
  • Elk River Senior Housing – 40 unit tax credit apartment project
  • Gleneagles Apartments – a 184 unit new construction apartment complex in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Acquisition of 200,000 square foot office building and parking structure in Elmira, New York
  • Acquisition of commercial building in Carrizo Springs, Texas
  • Acquisition and sale of vacant land parcel in Muskegon, Michigan
  • Acquisition, plat approval and sale of 45 acre business park in Tyler, Texas
  • Acquisition of 54,000 square foot office building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Harris Branch Apartments – 248 unit new construction apartment project in Austin, Texas
  • Whispering Woods Apartments – 48-unit new construction apartment project in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Park Place at Loyola Apartments – 252 unit new construction project in Austin, Texas
  • Santora Villas Apartments – 192 unit new construction project in Austin, Texas
  • The Villas at Shaver – 240 unit new construction project in Pasadena, Texas
  • Inwood Crossings – 260 unit new construction project in Wichita, Kansas
  • The Muses – Phase I – 211 unit new construction project in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Whispering Woods Apartments – Phase II – 50 unit new construction apartment project in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Melbourne Sr – 110 unit senior housing complex in Alvin, Texas
  • The Muses – Phase II – 52 unit housing complex in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Overlook Terraces – 144 unit apartment complex in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Floral Gardens Senior – 100 unit independent senior living apartment complex in Houston, Texas

Summary of Professional Experience and Business Transactions

  • Developed and built in excess of 4,000 units of multi-unit family properties in numerous states
  • Acquired, renovated and managed over 500 single family
  • Created numerous 1031 tax deferred exchanges
  • Built and sold over 500 single family homes
  • Developed or owned 6 hotels
  • Owned commercial property in 19 states

Selected Industry Awards & Accomplishments

  • 2007 Cliff Weaver Award for Most Creative Transaction- Society of Exchange Counselors
  • 2006 Exchange of the Year Kentucky Real Estate Exchangors
  • 2005 President’s Award- Louisville Apartment Association
  • 2005 Cliff Weaver Award for Most Creative Transaction –Society of Exchange Counselors
  • 2004 Government Affairs Award- Louisville Apartment Association
  • 2003 Don Kessler Award & Exchange of the Year- Kentucky Real Estate Exchangors
  • 2002 Ed Melton Award Kentuckiana Real Estate Investors Association
  • 2001 President’s Award and Exchange of the Year- Kentucky Real Estate Exchangors


  • University Of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1984-1988
    • Bachelor of Arts—School of Business
  • St. Xavier High School, Louisville, Kentucky, 1980-1984
    • High School Diploma

Certifications & Extended Areas of Study

  • A-Pass-Weikel Real Estate License
  • Auctioneer License
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation
  • Society of Exchange Counselors (SEC) designation
  • Investment Analysis and Creative Real Estate Techniques, Equity Marking Specialist (EMS) designation
  • Extensive course work in real estate and business development, strategic coaching, etc.

Civic and Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Exchange Counselors
    • President 2011
    • Board of Governors 2005-2007
  • Kentucky Real Estate Exchangors
    • Current Board of Directors
    • President 1993 and 1994
  • Kentuckiana Real Estate Investors Association
    • President
  • Indiana Real Estate Exchangors
    • President 1993-1994
  • Louisville Apartment Association
    • Secretary/Treasurer 2006-2007
    • President 2003 and 2004

More Team Members

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Mark Lechner


Lisa Becker

Executive Vice President of Finance

Scott Brian

EVP/Development Director (TN/LA)
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Chris Byrd

Development Director (GA/NC/SC/FL)
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Nick Chitwood

Executive Vice President, Capital Markets

Landon Cox

Development Manager

Richard Davis

Staff Accountant

Missy Sáez

Regional Asset Manager

Patty Morley

Executive Administrator

Jason Trevino

Senior Development Coordinator

Justin Hartz

Executive Director of Development (TX/CO/Mid-America)

Carrie Gallahue


Chase Darst

Development Coordinator
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Jill Jones

Executive Assistant

Keith Musanje

Staff Accountant

Ron Dischinger

Building Coordinator
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Kevin Boyd

Manager of Portfolio Finance and Analysis

Jake Brown

Development Coordinator

Dru Childre

Development Coordinator

Wendy DeSchoolmeester

Regional Asset Manager

Kara Dischinger

Development Coordinator

Theresa Ebner

Director of Asset Management (Texas)

Eric Goodman

Director of Portfolio Finance

Michael Gross

Development Director (KY)

Joshua Haston

Development Manager

Christi Lanier-Robinson

Executive Vice President, Communications, Government Relations, and Strategic Partnerships

Mandy Steed

Office Manager (Texas)

Ramona Vasta

Development Manager
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Phil Moncada

Project Manager

Christi Pyle

Senior Regional Asset Manager

Alecia Wells

Development Coordinator

Deborah Champion

Senior Paralegal/Closing Coordinator

Kristi Boone

Manager of Asset Management Operations

Melissa Bragg

Vice President of Capital Markets

Zac Linsky

Development Manager

Elijah Lacey

Development Coordinator

Eric Abbott

Asset Manager

Chase Cain

Development Manager

Tricia Moore

Manager, Portfolio Operations
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Tim Tarrant

Vice President, Portfolio Strategy

Colby Bentley

Financial Analyst

Adam Palatas

Portfolio Analyst

Bill Shircliff

Chief Operating Officer

Nicole Maddox

General Counsel

Rhonda Wood

Closing Coordinator

Dakota Jones

Development Coordinator
Gloria Arroyo

Gloria Arroyo

Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Adam McCarty

Development Coordinator

Brian Massey, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Amanda Stavenger

Asset Management Operations Analyst
Bria Staten-Favors

Bria Howard

Communications Manager
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Maggie Wilcox

Portfolio Creative Marketing Coordinator
Daniel Ficker

Daniel Ficker

Corporate Attorney
Jesse Bray

Jesse Bray

Development Manager
Ryan Staley

Ryan Staley

Portfolio Analyst
Victor Fernandes

Victor Fernandes

Senior Accountant
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Katlin Mize

Staff Accountant

Coretta Perkins

Resident Services Manager

Nancy VanReece

Vice President of Strategic Engagement
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Yvette Gentry

Director of Resident and Community Safety
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Danita Cheatham

Human Resource Director