Crow Holdings Capital
As a Director of the Crow Holdings Capital Investor Coverage group, Chris Rice-Shepherd’s responsibilities include capital formation, business development and strategic initiatives across the investment management business.
Chris began his career in the investment banking division of PaineWebber, where, as an analyst in the firm’s real estate group, he underwrote debt and equity issuances on behalf of REITs and other real estate operating companies. From 2002 to 2012, Chris served in a number of real estate acquisition and asset management roles in the fund management business of CIM, and later with Stockbridge Capital Group. Key responsibilities with CIM and Stockbridge included business plan development, property due diligence, and asset management for retail, residential, office, hotel and mixed-use assets. From 2012 to 2018, Chris was a Managing Director at Cliffwater, LLC, where he led the firm’s real estate investment advisory practice. In this role, he oversaw all private real estate investments globally for pension fund, foundation and endowment clients, including strategic and tactical allocations, manager selection and portfolio monitoring. Most recently, Chris served as a Managing Director at Wafra, Inc. where he was focused on the firm’s business development efforts.
Chris received a B.A. in economics from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles, where he was a Toigo Fellow.