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Oct 05, 2021

Northland Promotes Christian Burns to Director of Commercial Real Estate

Burns promoted in recognition of his asset management expertise and expansion of Northland’s commercial portfolio.


NEWTON, MA (October 5, 2021) – Northland Investment Corporation, one of the country’s premier real estate private equity firms with $7B of assets under management, today announced the promotion of Christian Burns to Director of Commercial Real Estate.


With over 20 years of Commercial Property Management experience, Burns joined Northland in 2010 as a Property Manager in its Hartford, CT, portfolio. Chris was promoted to General Manager of Hartford in 2012, and in 2018 oversaw the retail and office space at Northland’s mixed-use assets in Orlando, Tampa and Denver.


In his new role as Director, Chris will take on greater analytical and asset management responsibilities, working with the VP of Commercial Real Estate to maximize the value of Northland’s current and future commercial portfolio, with an emphasis on lease-up efforts, cost saving initiatives and smart capital investment strategies.


“Chris has played a key role in managing Northland’s diverse commercial portfolio during his time with the firm and has proven to be an invaluable asset as we continue to expand across the country,” said Matthew Gottesdiener, Northland’s Chief Executive Officer. “We are thrilled to celebrate his great work and look forward to his continued success.”