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Christopher Moritz

Senior Managing Director

CA RE License #01860037

Christopher Moritz joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2017 and serves as a senior managing director in the debt and structured finance group in the San Francisco, California office.

Prior to NKF, Mr. Moritz spent eight years with Regency Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based boutique real estate investment bank. During his tenure he was involved in the placement of over $5 billion in debt and equity. Prior to joining Regency Capital Partners, Mr. Moritz worked in the Real Estate Group of Capital Source in San Francisco. He began his career in commercial real estate as an appraiser for the Property Sciences Group in Concord, California.

Partial List of Finance Transactions
As a tenant representative:

Aire Apartments, San Jose, CA: joint venture equity and debt, $105 million
205 Moffett, Sunnyvale, CA: bridge debt, $100 million
1700 California Street, San Francisco, CA: bridge debt, $60.8 million
Olive West Apartments, Sunnyvale, CA: permanent debt, $55.5 million
Tuscan Inn Hotel, San Francisco, CA: bridge debt, $45 million
Hellyer Oaks, San Jose, CA: bridge debt, $38 million
Jefferson Street Apartments, Oakland, CA: joint venture equity and debt, $34.5 million
Revere Apartments, Campbell, CA: joint venture equity, $28.5 million
Walmart Central, Folsom, CA: bridge debt, $26.6 million
633 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA: permanent debt, $24 million
Sunnyvale Apartment Portfolio, Sunnyvale, CA: $22 million
2665 North First, San Jose, CA: bridge debt, $21.3 million
91 Tasman, San Jose, CA: bridge debt, $18 million
200 California, San Francisco, CA: permanent debt, $11 million
Best Western Coyote Point, San Mateo, CA: permanent debt, $10.3 million
Professional Affiliations

Member, Urban Land Institute, (ULI)
Former co-chair, capital markets committee, San Francisco Bay Area Council

Mr. Mortiz earned a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Christopher Moritz
Christopher Moritz
Senior Managing Director
One Bush Street
Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94104
United States
T  415.399.8083
Fax: 415.445.8885


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Areas of Specialization
  • Bridge and Construction Financing
  • Permanent Financing
  • Joint Venture Equity Placement

Years of Experience
15 years