Chris Niehaus is a Partner of GreenOak and member of the Global Investment Committee. Chris has responsibility for the US investment and advisory business. GreenOak is an independent, partner owned, real estate principal investing and advisory firm. GreenOak has raised $7.5 billion for its various investment strategies with offices in New York, London, Tokyo, Los Angeles and Madrid. The firm has regional investment funds in the US, Europe and Asia as well as provides strategic and capital raising advice to a select group of industry leading clients.
Prior to joining GreenOak in 2010, Chris spent 28 years at Morgan Stanley and during his tenure helped build and run one of the leading global real estate banking, lending and investing businesses.
He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and received his MBA from Harvard Business School. Chris serves as a member of the Board of WP Carey where he chairs the Nominating & Governance and Investment Committees, as Chairman of the Board of Student Sponsor Partners, a New York inner city education organization, is a member of the President’s Leadership Council of Dartmouth College and previously served as Chair of its real estate advisory committee. Chris has been a Trustee of the International Council of Shopping Centers since 1995 and currently is a member of the Executive Board. He has also been a full member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) for more than 25 years.