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Chris Potavin

Senior Vice President

Business Experience

Mr. Potavin is a Senior Vice President who joined the firm in 2017. He is responsible for the sourcing, underwriting and closing of new acquisitions which includes market and comparative property analyses, property due diligence, and joint venture negotiation and structuring. Prior to joining LEM, Mr. Potavin was an Executive Director at JPMorgan Investment Management in their New York-based Real Assets Group where he held a variety of roles in asset management, debt capital markets, mezzanine loan originations and equity acquisitions. Mr. Potavin also spent time in JPMorgan’s commercial bank as a senior underwriter for new construction loans.  Prior to JPMorgan, Mr. Potavin worked as a credit analyst and underwriter for Santander in their Philadelphia-based commercial real estate group.

Education & Certifications

Mr. Potavin holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Delaware and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Miami (FL) school of business.