Zach Priester

Development Associate

Zach brings to Fortius a passion for real estate development and a strong desire to provide investors and clients with quality industrial, commercial, and multi-family products. Zach has grown up in the construction and development worlds, coming from three generations of general contractors. At Fortius, he is responsible for overseeing site due diligence, permitting and entitling. This includes interfacing with the firm’s civil engineering partners; consulting, testing and advisory engineers; and other construction professionals. In addition, Zach works with the other Fortius team members to envision, design and construct buildings and business parks that meet the market demands while optimizing each site’s potential. His holistic experience across site due diligence, permitting, design, and construction helps him identify and address issues early in the development process.

Zach has worked in a variety of jobs across the engineering and construction industries over the past decade, including the roles of Project Manager, Lead Engineer, Commissioning Agent, and Assistant Superintendent. He enjoys putting this experience to work in helping Fortius Capital Partners and its clients reach their development goals.

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering, Clemson University