NEW YORK, NY (June 3, 2021) – Torchlight Investors, an independent investment manager focused on U.S. commercial real estate investments, today announced the addition of Christopher Henderson as a Director to the capital formation team.
Henderson joined from Cohen & Steers Capital Management where he managed institutional investor relationships for the past 13 years. During his career there, he was responsible for leading distribution efforts to U.S. public and corporate pensions and developing and launching the alternatives fund platform. Previously, Henderson held positions at Bear Stearns Asset Management, National City Investment Management, J.&W. Seligman and John Hancock Advisors.
“We are excited to welcome Chris to the Torchlight team. He has a strong record of developing relationships and growing businesses in the real estate sector. Chris’s expertise and talent will be instrumental as we expand our global sales strategy and strategic initiatives.” said Jennifer Yuen, Partner at Torchlight Investors.
TORCHLIGHT INVESTORS Torchlight was founded in 1995 to provide investment management services to institutional clients seeking exposure to commercial real estate markets. Torchlight has sponsored 11 investment funds for institutional clients, including public and corporate pension funds, endowments and foundations, and sovereign wealth funds. Over more than two decades, Torchlight has invested across the array of commercial real estate investments, including: private senior and mezzanine loans, preferred equity, equity and investment grade and non‐investment grade CMBS across opportunistic, value‐add and benchmarked fund strategies. Torchlight has acquired over $25 billion in commercial real estate investments and has $5 billion of assets under management. Torchlight launched its distressed debt workout business, Torchlight Loan Services, in 1998. Torchlight Loan Services is a nationally rated special servicer and is the named special servicer on $8 billion of structured commercial real estate debt. Torchlight Loan Services has over $11 billion in distressed loan resolutions to date across major commercial real property types and markets.