Christopher has worked as an Analyst, Asset Manager & Executive for large Wall Street REITs, the FDIC & Fannie Mae. Christopher played a pivotal role at the FDIC leading the take down of over 150 banks & the disposition of over $2BB OREO assets. He served in the US Army’s Second Infantry Division throughout the Far East & is a proud to be a decorated US Army Veteran.
When he attended a Crowdfunding conference in 2010, He recognized immediately it was a game changer for anyone to use the power of the of the crowds to fund their dreams.
Christopher is considered an equity crowdfunding expert and regularly speaks and conducts workshops at industry events.
He was named one of the “who’s who’s in crowdfunding” for 2014 by Crowdfund Beat.
He has created several very popular workshops on crowdfunding & teaches all across the US:Equity, Debt, & Donation based crowdfunding – http://bit.ly/1tTp4Xs
Christopher started his career in finance at a large lender where soon rose to the top of the company. Seeing the opportunity he opened First Republic Residential Investments, a Correspondent Mortgage Lender originating over $50mm in residential and Commerical mortgages annually.
When he saw the signs of the pending crisis, he closed his lender then went to work for Fannie Mae and then on to lead the FDIC Division at Prescient Investment Management.
During his tenure Christopher and his team closed 153 Banks and managed the disposition of over 23,000 REO assets with a combined value of over $2 billion.
In 2010, Christopher decided to fulfill a life long ambition to study abroad and moved to France, where he studied fine art photography at the prestigious Speos Institute in Paris.
He returned to the U.S. & now works with professional investors to acquire, manage & trade Real Estate Investments. He also teaches and consults on equity crowdfunding.