Senior Vice President, Business Development
Industry:Real Estate-focused CDFI
Interests:Volunteer on nonprofit boards, hiking, Pacific Northwest, Guitar, Photography
Chris Laurent joined Cinnaire in 2015. Chris is responsible for creating new and maintaining existing developer client relationships in Wisconsin and Minnesota for Cinnaire. In this capacity, he originates LIHTC and NMTC equity, multifamily debt products, and provides technical assistance. Chris also leads Cinnaire’s nonprofit development division, Cinnaire Solutions’ work throughout our footprint in the Upper Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Chris continues as course leader for Marquette University’s Associates in Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) program.
Chris volunteers as Director for the Wisconsin Coalition Against Homelessness and PeppNation and Treasurer of the Madison Reading Project. He is a member of the Oregon Housing Coalition and Asset Builders of America. In 2019, he was appointed as Housing Authority for the Dane County, Wisconsin Executive Board. Chris earned his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin.