Ted Emrie

President, Construction
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Ted contributes 35 years of contracting and multi-family expertise to Embrey Partners, gleaned from his previous responsibilities for strategic planning, business development and maintaining operations for a regional general contractor and national multi-family developers. His experience includes in excess of 44,000 multi-family units, including luxury apartments, student housing, senior housing and military housing, with over 6,900 units with Embrey. Ted’s career has evolved from laborer as a fourth generation builder through superintendent, estimator, project manager, executive, vice president, president to partner, while building industry relationships and adding value to each project. He gives Embrey a unique skills set, combining business acumen, technological abilities and advances with an eye to the past values of craftsmanship, quality, integrity and pride in well-executed projects. Ted earned a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and MBA from the University of Dallas.
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Jeb Brown

Director of Pre-Construction and Estimating
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Jeb joined Embrey in 2012, after building an impressive skill set that has served as an excellent foundation for his position as Director Pre-Construction and Estimating. It is a unique combination that enables him to manage pre-construction activities, estimates, and direct problem-solving efforts for both Development, Design, and Construction on every Embrey multifamily project. Jeb has honed these skills over the past 17 years by serving as a Multifamily Project Manager, a City of Austin PDR Environmental Site Plan reviewer and an Engineer Army Officer. Jeb is from Austin, Texas. He graduated from the College of Engineering at The University of Oklahoma and holds a Master of Construction Science, as well as an MBA and B.S. of Environmental Science.
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Cris Towns

Chief Estimator
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Another of Embrey’s impressive team members with more than 35 years of experience, Cris joined our team in 2013 and serves as Chief Estimator. In this position, Cris focuses on estimating costs at all levels of the preconstruction process for all of Embrey’s projects. Cris also implements best-practices, procedures and processes for the estimating department as a whole. Prior to joining Embrey, Cris was based in Dallas, Texas, working in the multi-family industry on projects located throughout the U.S.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction from Texas A&M University.
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