Chris Tokarski is a founder, Managing Partner and Co-Chief Executive Officer at ACORE Capital, LP. Mr. Tokarski is also Head of Credit, Chairman of the Investment Committee and oversees asset management.
ACORE Capital, LP is one of the largest credit managers focused on commercial real estate lending, with approximately $17 billion of assets under management. For the past 2 years, ACORE has ranked in the top 15 of The Real Estate Debt 50, PERE's ranking of the world's largest real estate debt fund managers. ACORE originates and manages first mortgages, B-notes, mezzanine debt and preferred equity, deploying over $28 billion in more than 375 transactions since inception in 2015.
Mr. Tokarski has over 25 years of experience in leadership roles with large, national lenders, including four years as Chief Credit Officer for Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD), and has served as an advisor on workouts and other financing solutions through multiple cycles. Mr. Tokarski has personally invested in commercial real estate throughout his career.
The Commercial Observer has honored Mr. Tokarski in their annual listing 'The 50 Most Important Figures of Commercial Real Estate Finance', ranking him in the top 15 for the past 5 years.
Mr. Tokarski earned a B.A. degree from Brown University with a double concentration in Business Economics and Organizational Behavior and Management. Mr. Tokarski is a licensed real estate broker in California.