Skip to main content

In any given day, I have the opportunity to help some of the world’s top brands create vibrant, engaging, and memorable places where people feel a sense of community and loyalty. I see every project as a challenge to create inspiring and impactful spaces for both our tenants and their neighborhoods.

Fred Klein III

Partner - Multifamily
Charlotte, NC

Keeping his focus on outcomes that promote growth and create value, Fred has more than 20 years of experience implementing amenity-rich, vibrant communities across the southeast.

Fred is responsible for the strategic positioning of Childress Klein’s multifamily developments, providing innovative design, overseeing development and operations and fostering new client opportunities. He is also a valued partner with experience managing and leasing commercial office space. This cross-market experience gives him a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities our diverse clients face. In addition to the knowledge needed to lead the teams that will meet our clients’ evolving needs.

Fred brings a passion and detailed understanding of today’s residential and commercial market forces, and a precise understanding of the trends and details that maximize value.

MBA, The Wharton School | University of Pennsylvania
(GOETTEE Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence)

B.A. | Princeton University

Childress Klein
Division Partner, Multifamily, 2011 – Present
Marketing Principal, 2006 – 2011
Leasing Agent, 2003 – 2006

Bowles, Hollowell Conner (Now Wells Fargo Securities)
Mergers & Acquisitions, 2001 – 2003

Ocwen Financial Corporation
Acquisitions Associate and CMBS Dispositions, 1998 – 1999

Invesco Realty Advisor
Acquisitions Analyst, 1997 – 1998

Licensed Real Estate Broker (North Carolina)

National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) - Member

Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors (CRCBR) – Member

Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, Investor-level Member

Childress Klein YMCA – Former Board of Managers and Executive Committee

Princeton University - Active interviewer for perspective students

Did you know?

Fred was a Varsity swimmer for Princeton – Tri Captain, and won the high point award for most career high points in the Ivy league swimming conference.