Michelle has a nationwide network, knowledge and understanding of:

Public & Private Economic Development 
Healthy & Resilient Communities

Factory Built Building Systems
Zero Net Energy & Resilient Design & Construction
Build Material Manufacturing and Distribution
Building Material & Systems Research and Development

Michelle  accelerates real estate & economic development efforts for both public and private sector clients by collaborating with her nationwide network of Owners, Developers, Architects, Manufacturers, Distributors, Research & Development Executives.



The Belchertown Economic Development Corporation and its AGENT MassDevelopment: 92 Acre Former Belchertown State School Property, future Carriage Grove Neighborhood/Village
17,000 SF Former Belchertown State School Administration Building

Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1990)
Studied Interior Design at Mt. Ida College’s School of Design, Newton, Massachusetts (2005 - 2006)
Certificate, Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health's “Build for Health Certificate Program" (2016)


2006 – Current: Principal Chatham Hill Design & Build, LLC
2009 – Current: Associate Broker, Coldwell Banker Commercial
2009 – 2013: Director of Architecture and Engineering Development, Owens Corning’s Building Materials Group
2013 – 2015: Managing Director of Sustainability, General Insulation Company, Inc. 

2011 – 2016: Member, Board of Directors, Home Innovation Research Labs (Former NAHB-National Association of Home Builders Research Center)
2008 – 2009: Governor Deval Patrick’s Massachusetts Zero Net Energy Buildings Task Force Member
2009 – Current: Massachusetts Licensed Real Estate Sales Person
2009 – Current: Member, Greater Boston Real Estate Board, Boston Society of Architects & Construction Specification Institute, Boston Chapter 
2016 – Current: Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce
2007 – 2017: Founder and Co-Chair, Boston Society of Architects Architecture & Real Estate Roundtable & Building Systems Committees
2014 – 2016: President of the Construction Specification Institute, Boston Chapter 


*A Pattern Language: Towns * Buildings * Construction by  Alexander, Ishikawa, Silverstein (1977)

*The Timeless Way of Building by Alexander (1979)

*The Oregon Experiment by Alexander, Ishikawa, Silverstein (1975)


Our Professionals

Michelle Roberts

Managing Director, Principal

​Chatham Hill

Michelle Roberts,

Managing Director, Principal

Associate Broker

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