Charles E. Gillum

Managing Partner

As Managing Partner of Collegiate Housing Partners, Chuck brings over 25 years of real estate development and investment experience.  After 20+ years of working with large publicly traded real estate companies and running a local development company, Chuck started Gillum Capital Group in 2010.  Gillum Capital Group’s primary objective is to invest in real estate projects and developments which have the highest standard of quality and maximized returns.


  • Developed over 4m square feet of office industrial and Data Center projects nationwide.
  • Completed in excess of 8m square feet of commercial offices leases nationwide.
  • Managing Director of The Koman Group, which developed over 1.5m square feet regionally and asset management of more than 3m square feet of commercial office space in St. Louis.
  • Served as Vice President of National Leasing for Trizec Properties (NYSE: TRZ)  Trizec;s office portfolio comprised more than 25m square feet of high-rise office tower across the nation.
  • Vice President and General Manager of Trizec Properties Midwest region comprising approximately 4m square feet.
  • Regional Manager for Compass Management & Leasing which included 2.5m square feet office and industrial assets.

Education & Credentials

  • B.A. Business Administration, Principia College

Professional Affiliation

  • Board Member of Strategic Real Estate Advisory
  • Past YPO Board and YPO Member
  • Missouri Association of Realtors
  • Member of NAIOP
  • Past Board Member of Downtown St. Louis Inc.