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Chris Allen

Director, Institutional Commercial Real Estate

As Director of Institutional Commercial Real Estate, Chris oversees the workouts and management of third-party real estate assets, which include distressed assets in multiple states throughout the country. Chris' duties include relationship management, commercial portfolio asset management, strategy and redevelopment, lease negotiations, evaluation of joint venture opportunities, as well as acquisitions and dispositions.  In addition, Chris oversees lease negotiations, financial underwriting and analytic support for restructuring debt in McKinley’s owned commercial real estate portfolio.  Prior to joining McKinley, Chris worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he worked on multi-billion dollar publicly traded companies providing assurance and advisory services. Mr. Allen holds a Masters in Accounting from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Michigan. In addition, Mr. Allen also studied international business strategy at the London School of Economics. Mr. Allen is currently a certified public accountant in the state of Michigan and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).