Kris F. Bauman
Senior Vice President
Kris F. Bauman is Senior Vice President of Development for The Gale Company. Kris directs The Gale Company’s Development Group, overseeing the firm’s numerous commercial development projects in New Jersey and surrounding states. He is also responsible for site selection, land acquisition, disposition and development in New Jersey and Pennsylvania on behalf of The Gale Company’s clients. Currently Kris oversees third-party land assignments totaling over three thousand (3,000) acres. Prior to joining The Gale Company, he worked as a Senior Project Manager for a commercial real estate and construction firm, where he directed the development of several million square feet of commercial real estate in central New Jersey. He also worked for a Philadelphia area Construction Manager where he directed commercial construction projects throughout the area. Kris is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he earned a B.A. in Urban Studies as well as Environmental Studies. He is an active member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, and sits on the Executive Committee of the Northern New Jersey Chapter of the Urban Land Institute. Kris is a member of several Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Committees in Central New Jersey municipalities. He also serves on the Planning Commission in Newtown, Pennsylvania, where he resides.
As Vice President of Land Development, Ray is responsible for managing, planning, site/subdivision and obtaining approvals for various development projects and related activities for the firm and third-party clients. He is also the executive-in-charge of a management services contract for a 2,300-acre raw land portfolio, responsible for conducting strategic development planning for the portfolio properties and positioning them for sale and/or development. In addition, Ray assists clients in assessing highest and best use, marketing, budgeting land costs, planning/design, securing and maintaining development approvals and negotiating land sales contracts. While retaining a strong technical background as a licensed Professional Engineer and Planner, he also has extensive experience in the areas of planning, site design, approvals/permitting and construction. Ray is a graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology, earning a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.
As Vice President of Land Development, Barbara is responsible for the planning and securing of approvals for land holdings under development or managed by The Gale Company and third-party clients. This entails identifying applicable land use regulations and costs of development, designing the site and building program, and obtaining all approvals necessary to commence construction. Barbara is co-manager of a 2,000-acre land portfolio and has secured over 2 million square feet of office development approvals in that capacity. Prior to joining The Gale Company, Barbara was Project Manager for a commercial real estate and construction company, where she was responsible for the planning and permitting of several office and mixed-use projects. Barbara graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where she earned a Master of City Planning degree, and Rutgers College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) candidate and an active participant in the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, Urban Land Institute and Industrial Commercial Real Estate Women.