Brian Fritz

Senior Vice President of Development

AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

Mr. Fritz joined AvalonBay in June '06 and is responsible for all development activities in the Pacific Northwest. Mr. Fritz is based in the company's Bellevue, Washington office and focuses on developing high-end residential and mixed-use projects throughout the region.
Prior to joining AvalonBay Mr. Fritz was a Managing Director for Trammell Crow Residential where he oversaw the development activities and day to day operations for the Seattle, Washington region.  Prior to TCR, Mr. Fritz worked with national developer JPI for over six years. During his tenure with JPI, Mr. Fritz was involved in the development and disposition of over 3,000 multifamily units in four states.

Since his permanent relocation to the Pacific Northwest in 2003, Fritz has been responsible for securing over $110 million in land purchases which resulted in the development of over 2,400 multifamily units with a total capitalized value of over $750 million.

Mr. Fritz started his career in 1992 as a commercial real estate broker where he specialized in multifamily and retail transactions. Mr. Fritz attended the University of Wyoming.