Christian Charbonnet

Senior Planner, Christian Charbonnet

A native of Southern California, Christian brings 17 years of interdisciplinary Planning, Development, and Construction experience to the Schmitz team.  Christian’s entitlement and land development background includes the buildout of multiple housing communities and approximately 800,000 square feet of retail projects.  Mr. Charbonnet specializes in quality projects within high barrier to entry markets.


Christian’s education from the University of Southern California includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning & Development with an emphasis in architecture, a Master’s Degree in Planning (MPL) with Dual Concentrations in Urban Design and Construction Management, and a Professional Certification in Historic Preservation (Graduate School of Architecture).  Christian was mentored early on through the American Planning Association and continues to be interested in furthering the talent within the fields of Planning & Development.