Fenway Summer, Partner and Head of Capital Markets
Chris is a Partner and the Head of Capital Markets at Fenway Summer. He also serves as Head of Capital Markets for Ethos Lending, Fenway Summer’s mortgage venture.Chris joined Fenway Summer from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), where he served on the Mortgage Markets team as the CFPB’s senior expert in residential mortgage servicing and securitization. Chris managed many of the CFPB’s efforts in developing and executing mortgage policy and led Mortgage Markets’ efforts in developing the CFPB’s mortgage servicing rules.Prior to joining the CFPB, Chris was the Director of Asset Management and Servicer Monitoring at Ginnie Mae, where he was responsible for surveillance of 220+ servicers for GNMA’s portfolio of 7.1 million loans. In addition, Chris oversaw servicing and asset management of Ginnie Mae’s $25+ billion defaulted issuer portfolio.Before joining Ginnie Mae, Chris was a Senior Director at Capital One where he managed Capital One’s $13+ billion held-for-investment whole loan mortgage portfolio. Prior to that, he has held senior positions in structured finance, servicing and capital markets at BlackRock Financial Management, GE Capital Mortgage, Fannie Mae and the National Consumer Cooperative Bank. He has over 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry and holds a B.S. from Georgetown University and a M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.