Chris Lentz

Executive Director • United States

Christopher Lentz Miami Senior Director
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Chris Lentz

Executive Director • United States

Chris is a Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield with over 17 years of experience in Investment Banking and Commercial Real Estate Advisory. Since Joining Cushman’s Equity, Debt & Structured Finance Team in 2016, Chris has been directly involved in over $3.5 billion in capital placement. Chris collaborates with developer and investor clients to offer customized advisory and integrated capital solutions for all asset classes.

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Chris was a Managing Director in Ackman Ziff’s Miami office, executing both financing and investment sales transactions. Originally from New York City, Mr. Lentz was an associate in the Bankruptcy & Restructuring group at Evercore Partners, and a senior analyst with the Alternative Capital Group at Lazard Freres & Co., after initially starting his financial career in the Global Real Estate Group at Lehman Brothers.

While at Evercore, Mr. Lentz worked on several high profile restructurings and recapitalizations, including the Delta Petroleum Corporation bankruptcy, the Seitel recapitalization, and the restructuring of Readers Digest.

At Lazard Freres, Mr. Lentz provided capital structure advisory to Oil and Gas Exploration and Production companies, as well as the syndication of equity and debt offerings for alternative energy companies.

At Lehman Brothers, Mr. Lentz was part of the team that originated and securitized well over $10 billion of commercial real estate loans during his tenure. Mr. Lentz remained with Lehman/Barclays through the bankruptcy, and was part of the team marketing the real estate equity & debt portfolio throughout 2008. Chris remained with Barclays Capital following their acquisition of Lehman Brothers.

  • MBA, New York University, Stern School of Business, Beta Gamma Sigma Honors
  • Real Estate Finance & Investing Certification, Shack Institute of Real Estate, New York University
  • Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, CFA Institute
  • BA, Dartmouth College, Computer Science & Earth Science

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