Chris Witker is a Director of Investments at Blaze Partners where he is responsible for sourcing and execution throughout the Southeast. In this capacity, Mr. Witker is responsible for the sourcing of acquisition and development opportunities, management of joint venture relationships, investment analysis and due diligence, creation and execution of asset strategies, performance oversight of sponsored investments, asset dispositions, and involvement in strategic Company initiatives.
Prior to joining Blaze Partners, Chris was Regional Director of Investments at RAM Realty Advisors, where he spent 15 years serving in multiple key roles across the company. Most recently, Chris was responsible for the acquisition and development of multifamily, retail, and mixed-use properties throughout Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. Previously, Chris worked at a leading national commercial real estate brokerage company and a Fortune 100 investment bank. Chris has over 20 years of institutional investment experience and has been responsible for the acquisition, development, and sale of over $2 billion in assets across a broad spectrum of asset classes and geographies.
Chris attended the University of Florida and Florida Atlantic University and received his BA in Political Science. Chris has been a long-time member of the Urban Land Institute, International Council of Shopping Centers, and National Multifamily Housing Council and is active in his community with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Feeding South Florida, United Way, and the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
Chris and his family currently reside in South Florida.