Christopher Kramer joined Newmark at the company’s New York headquarters, where he currently serves as a Senior Managing Director in the Debt, Equity & Structured Finance group. Kramer has worked on over $5 billion of real estate transactions over the course of a nearly 14-year real estate career.
Prior to Newmark, Kramer was a Vice President with Societe Generale’s New York-based U.S. commercial mortgage backed securities team. Kramer focused on origination during his three years with the team, which Societe Generale had reconstituted in 2015 after an eight-year absence from the U.S. CMBS market. Kramer was one of the French bank’s 11 hires from the Royal Bank of Scotland, where he had worked in a similar capacity for four years. He began his real estate career as an associate with Arbor Realty Trust, where for six years he was responsible for underwriting structured finance transactions, including bridge loans, mezzanine loans and Fannie Mae multifamily loans. He also worked in asset management and dispositions.
Kramer is a graduate of New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business, where he earned his Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in real estate. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Villanova University.