Chip Conk

Chief Executive Officer

An entrepreneur for more than 30 years, Chip created and served as CEO of several billion-dollar companies in diverse industries ranging from publishing to residential and medical real estate.

As a founder of Montecito Medical, Chip serves as CEO and is responsible for the company's vision and extraordinary growth. He plays a central, hands-on role in the company's success, and under his leadership Montecito has transacted on over $3.6 billion in medical real estate and finished 2017 and 2018 as the nation's top privately held acquirer of medical office buildings. The rankings are based on data received from Real Capital Analytics, the leading authority on transactions that drive the commercial real estate investment markets. In 2018, Globe Street awarded the company Influencer of the Year for its impressive growth and unique approach to acquiring medical real estate.

Prior to starting Montecito Medical, Chip was a founder of Montecito Property Company (MPC) and served as its chief executive officer. Under his direction, MPC acquired and converted more than 5,500 apartments to condominium-home sales. In a 36-month period, MPC acquired over $2 billion in residential multi-family communities throughout the US, making it the second largest condominium converter in the country.

Chip graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara, and is nationally recognized in the industry. He has received The Developer & Builder Alliance Visionary Award for Real Estate Development, and was a finalist for Inc. Magazine's Entrepreneur of the Year award as well as a finalist for the Executive of the Year award for HREI.