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Christopher Macke

Managing Director, Research & Strategy
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 233-5757

Christopher Macke is ARA’s Managing Director, Research and Strategy, responsible for leading the firm’s research efforts and working closely with the firm’s Investment and Portfolio Management Teams in developing investment analysis to support acquisitions and strategy implementation. Mr. Macke also serves as a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining ARA, Mr. Macke was a Senior Research Strategist with CB Richard Ellis Global Research & Consulting as part of the firm’s macroeconomic, property market, and capital market outlook and strategy efforts for clients. Mr. Macke’s previous real estate experience includes working for large institutional investors such as G.E. Real Estate, providing investment strategy consulting services to large institutional investors such as CalPERS, and advising regulatory agencies, including the U.S. Federal Reserve. He has been a contributor to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book and is a member of the PREA Research Advisory Council.

Mr. Macke has over 26 years of real estate experience and earned a B.A. degree from the University of Southern California and a M.B.A. from Indiana University. 

Insights written by Christopher Macke

Research Insights, April 22, 2019

An Uber Lyft to the Economy

Looking Beyond Today’s IPOs for Tech’s Role in the Economy. The rate of growth and innovation in tech is unrivaled compared to the other sectors in the U.S. economy.

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Market Commentary, April 08, 2019

Got Yield? Real Estate Does

In a 180-degree shift, the Federal Reserve went from raising rates in December, with the possibility of more in 2019, to extolling the virtues of patience. Conversely, private commercial real estate c...

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