Chris Lennon

Chris Lennon

EVP of Investments and Capital Markets

Contributions at Cortland

Chris joined Cortland to help design, build, and manage the institutional funds business. He brings with him nearly 25 years of experience creating best-in-class investment products for institutional investors and specific expertise in commingled fund portfolio management. His experience includes over a decade at The Townsend Group where he was a Partner, Portfolio Manager, and member of the Investment Committee. Prior to that, Chris was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley Capital International where he designed and managed private market investable indices. Over the course of his career, he has been a participant and speaker at PREA, NCREIF, ULI, and IREI conferences in addition to publishing articles in various academic journals.

Experience + Education

  • Partner, Townsend Group 
  • Vice President, Morgan Stanley Capital International 
  • Portfolio Manager, Rochdale Investment Management
  • BS, Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude 
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude 
  • Chartered Financial Analyst