Chris Shaw

President and CEO

Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL. While working in commercial banking, he specialized in real estate development and in financing of income producing properties. He entered DePaul University’s Masters of Business Administration program and received his MBA with an emphasis in real estate in 1995. In 1998, Chris founded Riverside Management and Leasing to provide professional management services to both residential and commercial properties. In 2012, he expanded into the Florida Gulf Coast area with 30A Local Properties, Inc. 30A Local Properties has been named the “Hottest Real Estate Firm on 30A” for three years in a row and currently has 53 agents.

Chris joined Tessier Associates on January 1, 2018 as principal of the firm.  He is responsible for the overall day to day operations of the firm; including management, finance, marketing and sales.  In his free time Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, being outdoors and working on diy projects.