Chris has more than 30 years of experience in completing commercial real estate transactions. His practice includes a wide range of real estate matters affecting all classes of real estate assets. He is often engaged in the purchase and sale of major real estate assets. He has significant expertise in mortgage financings, joint ventures and development projects. Chris also advises pension funds and their advisers concerning the various rules relating to the investment by pension funds in real estate. Chris's clients include pension funds, mutual funds, life insurance companies and other institutional investors, as well as lenders, advisers, non-resident investors, and developers. He is the co-coordinator of the Blakes Commercial Real Estate practice.