As Global Head of Real Estate and Head of the Americas for Nuveen Real Estate, Chris is responsible for all real estate investment operations. Since 1999, his experience has focused on real estate acquisition, management and finance. He chairs the firm’s Global Executive Leadership Team, which oversees global strategic initiatives.
Prior to his current role, Chris served as the portfolio manager for the real property and commercial mortgage allocation of TIAA’s General Account and previously served as lead portfolio manager for TIAA’s direct real estate strategies. Prior to that, he was a director of real estate acquisition for the Western region of the U.S. and also worked in the mortgage division. He joined TIAA in 2001 having previously worked at Codina Development Corporation and The Related Group of Florida.
Chris graduated with a B.S. in Business from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. from the University of Florida.