As a founding partner of Blue Sky Communities, Jim Chadwick brings over 35 years of affordable housing development, management and consulting experience. In his current capacity with Blue Sky, he provides advisory support including evaluation and approval of all new project investments.
From 1983 to 2006, Jim was President of RGR, Inc., a housing consultant firm. He was responsible for the development of more than 100 apartment communities. The majority of these communities involved affordable housing for low-income elderly and/or disabled individuals utilizing a variety of HUD funding programs. Simultaneously, as a partner in Renfrow & Chadwick, Attorneys at Law, for over 20 years, Mr. Chadwick concentrated his practice in the area of real property law.
He represented both for-profit and not-for-profit clients in the development area. Areas of expertise included representation at land use hearings, negotiation and closing of varied loan transactions, and title insurance matters. In the 1990’s, Mr. Chadwick successfully developed several luxury apartment properties and condominiums comprising more than 1,200 units in Florida.
Since 1984, Mr. Chadwick has also served as President of Carteret Management Corporation, a service-oriented, privately held and family-operated corporation with 41 years of experience in managing apartment communities throughout Florida. Carteret specializes in the management of affordable housing funded by HUD (236, 202 and Section 8).
In 2012 it expanded its portfolio to include Low Income Tax Credit Management, and in connection with that role, has been recognized as approved management organization by Florida Housing Finance Corporation.
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Duke University
- Juris Doctor, Duke University