Chris is originally from Ft. Wayne, Indiana and currently lives in Los Angeles, California. Most recently, Chris taught at U.S.C. Prior to that he worked in research and investment strategy at American Realty Advisors, and before that he was at CBRE Econometric Advisors working with various clients on their research and investment strategy goals. During the Great Financial Crisis, he provided updates to the Federal Reserve on the state of commercial real estate, which was a very interesting experience. Previous to the GFC, Chris worked in acquisitions at GE Real Estate. Prior to that, he did some development and was a landlord leasing rep. Chris graduated college from U.S.C. and earned an MBA from Indiana University. He is a supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters and enjoys hiking, going to the beach, a wide range of music, used bookstores, and movies. Chris is an avid sports fan including, IU basketball and USC football – who haven’t had much to cheer about lately but they’re working on that.