Chris Saunders

Title: Owner / President / Chief Executive Officer



Chris Saunders is the Owner and Founder of Sub 4 Development Company. Chris is involved in all aspects of Sub 4’s strategic growth plan, helping to guide the company’s vision and overall direction. Sub 4 has completed over $300 million of new developments. Sub 4 has offices in Champaign, Illinois, Scottsdale, Arizona and Denver, Colorado.


With 18 years of experience, Saunders has acquired and developed more than $500 million of real estate, including Student Housing, Multifamily, Affordable, Retail, Industrial and Office. He is the President and Owner of Green Street Realty, a Champaign, Illinois based real estate company that manages over 3,000 student housing beds, 2,000 multifamily units and 350,000 square feet of office, industrial and retail. In addition, Saunders is the Co-owner of Insurance Providers Group, an independent insurance agency with six offices throughout Central Illinois.


Chris has and undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Saunders competed in Track and Field and Cross Country for the Fighting Illini, earning All-American honors in Track and Field during his career. Chris currently resides in Urbana, Illinois.  

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