Chairman & CEO
Timothy D. Fournier currently serves as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and a Principal of Conifer Realty, LLC. He assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer in 2006, where he leads a team of over 600 employees in the development and construction of several new projects, in addition to the management and ownership of over 220 apartment communities, representing nearly 14,500 multi-family units in five states.
Throughout his 30+ years at Conifer, Mr. Fournier has assumed many positions and titles, including President from 2006 to 2019; COO from 2001 to 2005; Executive Vice President of Conifer Realty Corporation from 1996 to 2000; and Vice President of Finance for Conifer Development, Inc. from 1986 to 1995.
Prior to starting his journey with Conifer, Mr. Fournier worked for Coopers & Lybrand, where he received his license as a Certified Public Accountant. During his tenure there, he concentrated in real estate accounting and taxation. He also served as the Chairman of the Real Estate Committee and the Director of Recruiting.
Mr. Fournier is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Nazareth College in Rochester, NY; a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants; an Honorary Board Member of the Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong; and a member of the Regional Directors Advisory Council of M&T Bank Corporation. He formerly served as the Chairman of the New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH) and was the former President of the Ronald McDonald House Charities Board of Directors. Additionally, Tim received the 2018 Rochester Small Business Council Business Person of the Year Award.