Chris Hansen is an executive managing director of Newmark Knight Frank in the Houston, Texas, office. Mr. Hansen primarily specializes in capital markets and corporate advisory services including asset acquisition and disposition, financing and credit tenant lease representation. With an emphasis on providing professional, intuitive and timely advice, Mr. Hansen has been retained to advise on real estate transactions in excess of $1 billion.
As a specialist in real estate capital markets, Mr. Hansen has facilitated complex transactions on behalf of corporate users, financial institutions, and institutional and private investors. Mr. Hansen’s client list consists of such well-known companies as:
- California Bank & Trust
- City National Bank
- Griffin Investments
- LNR Properties
- One West Bank
- Pacific Star Capital
- Phillips 66
- RAIT Financial Trust
- Southwestern Energy
- US Infrastructure
Mr. Hansen’s accounting pedigree and experience at UBS give him a unique background and complete understanding of how real estate capital almost always “drives the deal,” enabling him to provide unique insights, advice and services to his clients. Along with world-class research and marketing and exceptional partners, Mr. Hansen is able to provide the highest level of service in the industry, as shown by Phillips 66 retaining him to assist the company with the development of its 1.1 million-square-foot headquarters.
Mr. Hansen is actively involved in his community, coaching baseball and regularly attending Faithbridge Church. His favorite activity is spending time with his four sons and wife Erin.
Mr. Hansen holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin. He is a former United States Marine and a Gulf War veteran.