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Christopher Merrill

Christopher Merrill

Co-Founder, President & CEO, Harrison Street Real Estate Capital

Christopher Merrill is the Co-Founder, President and CEO of Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, LLC. Merrill is also a Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Investment & Management Committees of the Company and he is also on the Board and a controlling principal of Harrison Street Securities LLC. Prior to co-founding Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, LLC, Merrill was a partner, owner and Managing Director of a large US Pension Fund Advisory firm where he developed the firm's presence in Europe. Over his career Merrill has worked to create differentiated real estate products which have acquired and/or developed over $10 billion of real estate in both the U.S. and Europe. Since 2000, Merrill has led the launch and oversight of numerous distinct, discretionary real estate funds throughout the US and Europe which have raised over $6.0 billion in combined equity.