Our Team

Caroline Claure Rory A. Maguire Chanley Bingel Rio Armstrong Rian Maguire Kyla Downs
Caroline Claure

Caroline Claure

Vice President of Development

As Vice President of Development, Caroline Claure, is responsible for all of the company’s project management, and accounting activities. She is an integral member of property closings, bank and legal correspondence, construction draws, and expense reconciliations. In addition, she is essential to the company’s architectural control and HOA management. Caroline is an active member of CREW Fort Worth, and oversees CHC’s community service work with local charities. Prior to joining CHC, she worked at Woodcrest Capital. Her primary responsibilities included assisting with the maintenance of accounts receivable and payable, mineral and royalty interests, as well as managing the insurance policies. She also participates in property financing and acquisitions.

Education

Texas Christian University, Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Personal Hobbies

When she isn’t working she enjoys traveling the world with her husband, working out, or hanging out with her two dogs, and her tortoise.

Rory A. Maguire

Rory A. Maguire

Principal

As Principal, Rory is responsible for reviewing, and selecting real estate investment opportunities for CHC’s portfolio of office buildings, retail centers, residential developments, medical office buildings, and land investments. In addition, he performs financial analysis to guide CHC in its ability to harbor capital from debt, and equity relationships. As a result CHC is able to act quickly, and confidently when pursuing new opportunities. Rory also manages contract negotiations with homebuilders, tenants, and property owners.
Prior to launching CHC, Mr. Maguire served as President of a Dallas based real estate private equity firm. He was directly involved in investment structuring, negotiations, and closing of over $250 million in real estate equity investments across more than 90 projects nationwide. Rory was instrumental in company’s expansion to Manhattan, London, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
Previously he worked in development, entitlement, acquisition, and disposition of over 200,000 square feet of commercial space, and more than 1,000 acres of undeveloped land in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. He began his real estate career in brokerage managing over 100 lease transactions, concentrating on retail site selection, due diligence, landlord / tenant representation, and investment sales.

Education

University of Texas at Arlington, BBA in Marketing, summa cum laude

University of Texas at Arlington, M.S. in Real Estate Finance, magna cum laude

Personal Hobbies

Resides in Fort Worth, Texas and enjoys time with his wife and newborn. In his free time he relaxes with cooking, traveling, and is an avid sailor.

Chanley Bingel

Chanley Bingel

Vice President of Property Management

As Vice President of Property Management, Chanley oversees the continued expansion of CHC Management, including operational efficiency, scaling growth, and managing cash flow. She is an integral part of accounting and financial reporting, vendor management, investor relations, and financial due diligence for new business opportunities.

Prior to joining CHC, Chanley worked in product management managing a portfolio of products for a Global 500 company, and in property management managing multi-family housing for a private investment group. Chanley is excited to further her real estate career at CHC and be a part of the company’s ongoing success.

Education

University of Kentucky, Bachelor’s in Art in Journalism

Baylor University, Master’s in Business Administration

Personal Hobbies

When she isn’t working, she enjoys traveling with her husband and being outdoors.

Rio Armstrong

Rio Armstrong

Property Manager

As Assistant Property Manager, Rio assists our property management team with financial reporting, site inspections, tenant correspondence, and much more. She works with the leasing team on amendments and renewals, tenant move-ins / move-outs, as well as vendor contracts. She also supports the property management team with new acquisitions, and dispositions. In addition, Rio manages our firm’s website, and social media platforms.

 

Rio is from the DFW area, but new to Fort Worth; she looks forward to discovering all of the great things Fort Worth has to offer. Before joining the CHC team, Rio worked as a leasing consultant for an apartment community, while attending the University of North Texas.

Education

University of North Texas, Bachelor’s degree in Communications and minor in Real Estate

Personal Hobbies

When Rio is not at work, she spends time with her family, adorable pup named Pepper, and exploring new opportunities to serve the community.

Rian Maguire, P.E.

Rian Maguire, P.E.

Principal

As Principal, Rian is responsible for the feasibility analysis, development or redevelopment of CHC’s commercial project portfolio. His responsibilities include acquisitions, entitlements, financial analysis, development planning and management, as well as coordinating with city officials, contractors and consultants from procurement to completion of each project. In addition, Rian manages negotiating purchase contracts and tenant leases with office buildings, commercial retail space, residential developments, medical office buildings, and land investments.
Prior to launching CHC, Rian served as Vice President of Development for a Dallas based commercial real estate company where he managed over 1400 acres of residential / commercial land, and developed numerous office properties. He also played a significant role in property management of the company’s entire portfolio.
Previously Rian worked at Teague Nall and Perkins in Fort Worth as a civil engineer, which included all aspects of land development, engineering design, consultant coordination, governmental coordination and construction management of commercial, hospital, and school district developments throughout Dallas and Fort Worth.

Education

University of Texas at Arlington, Bachelor of Science in Civil / Environmental Engineering

University of Texas at Arlington, Master of Business Administration

Professional Engineering in the State of Texas - registered

Personal Hobbies

Resides in Fort Worth, Texas and enjoys time with his wife and their two sons.

Kyla Downs

Kyla Downs

Property Manager

As Property Manager, Kyla is responsible for managing CHC’s commercial portfolio, overseeing the day-to-day management and operations of the properties we manage. Kyla is also responsible for preparing investor reports, loan packages, and marketing material for all new or current developments. In addition, she has strong administrative skills, a deep knowledge of contracts and property accounting, and excellent communication skills. She is responsible for initiating and dispatching work order requests to building engineers and following up on those requests with tenants, overseeing the local accounts receivable and payable functions and working with our accounting teams, maintaining lease data, preparing property budgets, and overseeing tenant relations.

Kyla excels at building long-term relationships. She is able to think creatively, and be resourceful as our property manager. Prior to joining CHC Development, Kyla spent several years working as a recruiter for various industries with a strong focus on marketing, and business administration.

Education

Texas Christian University, Sociology and Anthropology

Personal Hobbies

Outside of work, her passions include watching baseball, college football, spending time with her brothers, and maintaining an active involvement in the Texas Country Music Scene.