Mr. Capolongo has over 17 years of commercial and residential real estate experience and is responsible for originating, evaluating, managing and closing opportunistic real estate investments for the fund. Prior to his time at BLT he was Senior Director in GE Capital Real Estate’s Global Investment Management division, where he led investment strategy and business development and was responsible for closing several large investing partnerships, including the Public Private Investment Program with the U.S. Treasury and investing programs with Sovereign Wealth Funds. Prior to that, Chris was a Business Development Director in GE’s $15 billion North America Equity platform and focused on take-privates and opportunistic investments. Prior to joining GE, Chris worked at Deutsche Bank Securities as a Senior REIT Analyst covering publicly traded U.S. property companies. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Chris was a manager at Ernst & Young's Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group, where he led the group's real estate due diligence practice, with a focus on property underwriting, securitization and M&A due diligence. Mr. Capolongo graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Binghamton University.