Chris Gordon

CHRIS GORDON

SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR

Newmark Knight Frank

Global Healthcare Services

cgordon@ngkf.com

469.467.2054

Years of Experience

21 Years

Education

Mr. Gordon earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics and Finance from The University of Texas at Dallas, as well as a Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Entrepreneurship from The University of Texas at Dallas.

Areas of Specialization

  •  Healthcare Real Estate

  • Deal-Structure & Lease

  • Negotiations

  • Development Structure & Negotiations

  • Acquisitions & Deal-Sourcing

  • Business Development

  • Portfolio Strategy, Portfolio Management & Risk Mitigation

  • Capital Market Relationships

  • Operating/Capital Budgeting

  • Strategic Planning

  • Cost Containment/Reduction & Profit Enhancement

Professional Background

Chris Gordon has 21 years of experience as a Healthcare Real Estate Consultant / Advisor. Mr. Gordon is a leader for client provider services as part of the Global Healthcare Services team at NKF and he has lead such large national clients as Ascension Health. As part of servicing provider accounts, Mr. Gordon has been responsible for managing large matrix organizations, as well as small and medium sized brokerage and advisory teams. He has in-depth experience with acquisitions, portfolio strategy & management, large lease negotiations, ambulatory strategy & planning, portfolio consolidation, development and debt & equity financing of millions of square feet of healthcare space. He is skilled at leveraging core strengths and resources as well as guiding clients to exploit market opportunities for investment, development and margin enhancement. He has strong operational, financial and project management skills with the ability to increase revenues.

Before joining NKF, Mr. Gordon was Vice President of Partners Health Trust at Trammell Crow Company where he grew the healthcare real estate portfolio from $150MM in 2006 to $425MM in 2012, recognizing a return multiple of 3.4 times over the investment period. This portfolio of assets recently sold in early 2018 to Heitman from The State of Michigan. He also managed sourcing activities for new deals for investment, development or redevelopment strategies and managed a portfolio of 20 assets totaling 1.7 million SF with approximately $425MM in asset value and completed loan transactions for 17 assets with proceeds in excess of $170MM.

Prior to Trammell Crow Company, Mr. Gordon was with Brandywine Realty Trust / Prentiss Properties where he completed acquisitions of 2.6 million SF valued at $260MM, performed development underwriting and aided in disposition of almost 2 million SF valued at $275MM.

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