Catlin E. “Kit” Tyler Jr.
Title: Senior vice president at Commonwealth Commercial Partners since June 2019
Born: July 15, 1946, in Alexandria, reared in Richmond.
Education: Thomas Jefferson High School, 1964; Virginia Military Institute, bachelor of arts degree, history, 1968.
Experience: Assistant manager in food services at Hampden-Sydney College, 1969-1970; Harrison & Bates, as a property manager in 1970, moved into leasing and sales in 1972, appointed director of the office brokerage in 1984, vice chairman in 2003.
Affiliations/Awards: Recognized as top producer for the Richmond
area by the Richmond Commercial Multiple Listing Service, 1993; charter member (since 1980) and president of the Richmond Real Estate Group, 1989; president of the Civitan Club of Richmond, 1982-1983; member of Venture Richmond’s marketing/advocacy committee, 1980- 2017.
Family: Wife, Jeanne; son Trey Tyler; daughter Anne-Chappell Tyler Tommasi and her husband, Tony; son Chandler Tyler; and grandchildren Eva and Caroline Tyler and Kyra, Tallie andMichael Tommasi. Activities: Active in Crestwood Presbyterian Church, serving as deacon and elder, participant in five mission trips to Haiti; and a mentor in Faith Based Re- Entry, a prison ministry program.