Costello joins Gilbane Building Co. in Richmond, VA
Richmond, VA — Gilbane Building Company announced the addition of Kristen Costello as its business development manager in Richmond, VA.
Costello has a comprehensive background in construction and commercial real estate. She has worked in the industry for 17 years developing client relationships and delivering value for her clients in various markets including healthcare and higher education. At Gilbane Costello will focus on expanding Gilbane’s presence across multiple market sectors throughout Richmond.
“Kristen’s client-focused mindset and background in market analysis is the perfect addition to our Richmond team,” said Colin Robinson business unit leader for Gilbane Building Company’s Richmond office. “Our Richmond operations have grown two-fold over the last three years, and we’re thrilled to continue our growth with Kristen leading our business development strategy.”
“Gilbane has the resources of a national firm, but with a tight-knit team that understands the local Richmond market inside and out,” said Ms. Costello. “I’m proud to join the team and support current and potential clients throughout Virginia.”
Costello received her Mini Master of Business Administration (MMBA) from the University of Richmond. In 2019 she graduated from the LEAD Virginia program, which brings together leaders across Virginia to explore challenges and opportunities facing the Commonwealth. Costello is currently the president of the Central Virginia Chapter of Women in Healthcare. She’s a former board member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the Storefront for Community Design and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). She also sits on the planning committee for the Construction Owner’s Association of America (COAA) and is a member of the Greater Richmond Association of Commercial Real Estate (GRACRE) and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW).