Chris is a Co-Founder and Partner of Buchanan Street Partners. Chris oversees capital raising for the firm’s commingled funds and investor relations for Buchanan’s broad base of high-net-worth investors, family offices and financial advisor clients. Chris also serves as Chief Compliance Officer, primarily responsible for overseeing and managing regulatory compliance within the company. He brings a broad real estate background to the investment management activities of Buchanan, having been involved in the commercial real estate finance industry for over 33 years. His extensive background includes many years as a pension fund and life insurance company fiduciary, financial intermediary and commercial real estate banker with Wells Fargo Bank. Chris holds a B.A in Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.