“I’m excited to bring my experience to Nuveen Green Capital and to lead the effort to make C-PACE more recognizable in the Midwest.”

Chris Ellis

Senior Director, Originations - OH, MI, KY, TN, and MO

Chris’ Nuveen Green Capital Story

Chris is the Senior Director of Originations for OH, MI, KY, TN, and MO at Nuveen Green Capital.  Chris has over twenty five years of experience in commercial real estate, including working in areas of accounting, asset management, acquisitions, dispositions, underwriting, financing and investor relations.  Prior to Nuveen Green Capital, Chris was Vice President, Investor Relations at White Oak Partners.  Additionally, Chris spent eleven years with Washington Prime Group, formally Glimcher Realty Trust, as Senior Director, Investments, where he sourced new acquisition opportunities, oversaw the financial underwriting function, managed the relationships with joint venture partners, and oversaw financial projections on development and redevelopment opportunities.  He also spent 10 years at Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), in the Real Estate Accounting and the Real Estate Investment Division, where he managed several portfolios totaling over $1.5 billion in market value consisting of various property types.

Chris received his MBA from The Dauch School of Business at Ashland University and his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University.  He is also a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Ohio.