City President – Chicago
As Division President for Lennar Multifamily Communities (LMC), Peter Chmielewski leads the Midwest Regionon all business operations, strategy, and real estate development efforts. He leads cross disciplinary teams on all site acquisition, contract negotiation, underwriting, entitlement, design, construction administration, and disposition efforts.
Since joining LMC in 2013, Peter has led the successful completion of six different large-scalemultifamily developments in five different cities comprised of over 1,500 units, 75,000SF of retail, and $0.5B of development costs. Peter is currently managing three communities under construction comprised of over 850 units and $350M in development costs.
Peter is an architect turned real estate developer with over a decade of experience on large-scale development projects across the globe. As a design architect with Perkins+Will, Peter led design teams on various asset classes on large scale projects in Dubai, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt. With Hines, he worked on mid-to-high rise multi-family and office developments in Chicago and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Peter studied business at the University of Wisconsin, architecture at the University of Minnesota, and received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University with concentrations in Real Estate Development and International Business.
(Chmielewski is pronounced “shim-a-less-key”)
Specialties: Significant experience in architectural design and real estate development & finance roles for large-scale projects. Team leadership roles, short project deadlines, client and consultant negotiations, and international travel. Significant experience working, living, and studying in Scandinavia, Brazil, and the Middle East. International travel includes: Argentina, Brazil, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, England, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE.