Chris is an Associate at Watermark Capital Partners, responsible for support of acquisitions and asset management activities. Prior to joining Watermark, Chris helped launch the hotel lending platform in BMO Harris Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Group out of San Francisco. While at BMO, Chris was responsible for originating acquisition, value-add repositioning, refinancing, and construction loans on a single-asset and portfolio basis. Chris underwrote 22 loans secured by hotels ranging in service level, brand, and market for a wide variety of public and private real estate firms. Chris graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Management.