Capital Market Insights with Chris Tokarski, Managing Partner & Co-CEO of ACORE Capital
Chris Tokarski is a founder, Managing Partner and Co-Chief Executive Officer at ACORE Capital.
Mr. Tokarski has over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate finance industry and capital markets. Prior to ACORE, he was the Chief Credit Officer of Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: STWD), a public mortgage REIT, from October 2010 to September 2014.
Prior to STWD he, along with Mr. Fellows, Mr. de Haan and Mr. Ward, founded Countrywide Financial Corporation’s commercial real estate finance business that was launched in 2004 and grew into one of the largest lending platforms in the United States focused on middle markets, closing over 1,250 commercial real estate loans totaling over $11.5 billion. Mr. Tokarski was responsible for credit approval and oversight of underwriting, risk, and asset management processes. In 2001 Mr. Tokarski was a founding partner of Coastal Capital Partners, LLC, a firm focused on acquiring distressed debt and advising clients on restructurings. From 1995 to 1999 Mr. Tokarski was a Director in the commercial real estate finance division at Nomura where he co-managed commercial mortgage credit, underwriting and securitization. Prior to joining Nomura, Mr. Tokarski worked at Bear Stearns from 1993 to 1995 as an analyst in the commercial real estate division.
Mr. Tokarski earned a B.A. degree from Brown University with a double concentration in Business Economics and Organizational Behavior and Management. Chris is a licensed real estate broker in C
Online Zoom Conference
YJP is excited to host Chris Tokarski, Founder, Managing Partner & Co-CEO at ACORE Capital in part of our Virtual Mentorship series.
ACORE Capital is a leading, privately-held commercial real estate finance company focused on originating or acquiring commercial real estate debt. With $17.5 billion of AUM in real estate credit strategies*, ACORE is one of the largest-scale and most active private debt lenders. ACORE specializes in providing borrowers with customized financing solutions for large, complex transactions, while providing attractive risk-adjusted returns for investors.
This will be a small Zoom roundtable, with around 25 young professionals, featuring insights from Chris, and an opportunity for Q&A. This event is complimentary for YJP's Virtual, Professional, Young Leadership members and above levels.
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