- Director of Debt Strategies, Real Estate, Europe
About Christoph Wagner
Christoph focuses on origination and structuring of commercial real estate debt for Nuveen Real Estate.
He has in-depth experience in origination, underwriting and credit analysis, structuring and execution of loans, portfolio management, real estate structured finance, and asset management. Before joining the business in 2014, Christoph was a director at BlackRock, where he
was responsible for originating, structuring and underwriting European commercial real estate loans for existing and prospective separate account mandates, including senior loans and high-yielding mezzanine
debt investments. Prior to this, Christoph was at Barclays Capital where he was instrumental in establishing its European commercial real estate
lending, securitisation and servicing platform. He led an origination team with a pan-European remit for on-balance sheet and capital markets lending. He has also worked at Morgan Stanley and started his career at McKinsey & Company in 1998, as a management consultant serving financial institutions with assignments including lending profitability reviews and M&A.
He graduated with M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from RWTH Aachen and M.B.A. in Finance from INSEAD, both awarded with distinction.