Christian Minor joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2018 as senior financial analyst in the Boston office, where he is part of the firm’s capital markets division along with Mike Doyle, Dave Cederlund and Jamie Wolfe. Mr. Minor and his team specialize in single-tenant corporate real estate financing transactions involving the full spectrum of corporate real estate assets, including corporate headquarters, research and development facilities, distribution centers, stand-alone retail sites, data centers, power facilities, manufacturing facilities and related equipment, and FF&E. The team provides corporate credit-based financing solutions and capital markets execution for both corporate occupiers and owners of large single-tenant properties and portfolios.
Mr. Minor brings to Newmark Knight Frank more than 20 years of expertise in leasing and investment banking. Since 2012, the team has closed more than 85 transactions representing over $7.5 billion in asset values.
Prior to Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Minor was a member of Lighthouse Asset Finance, LLC after working for 20 years in leasing and asset finance with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) and its predecessor companies. As director of pricing and analytics at MUFG, he had a leadership role in structuring large-ticket tax and non-tax real estate and equipment leases and coordinating tax and accounting compliance into lease structures. Mr. Minor was also responsible for transaction and portfolio-level quantitative risk analytics, with a focus on economic capital and Basel III standard and advanced frameworks as summary measures of risk.
Mr. Minor earned his Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts and his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Bowdoin College. He coaches youth baseball and soccer and enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, hiking and fishing.