Christian T. Metten

Executive Vice President
Management Committee, Investment Committee

Mr. Metten is the portfolio manager for a commingled fund and an institutional separate account client. His responsibilities for those two accounts include managing all client communications, formulation and implementation of investment strategy, the acquisition and asset/construction management process as well as managing client equity and joint venture partners. Mr. Metten previously served as the portfolio manager for a private client’s real estate portfolio with investments in excess of $500 million. Mr. Metten serves on the firm’s Investment Committee and Management Committee.

Before joining the portfolio management group, Mr. Metten was responsible for sourcing, underwriting, negotiating and closing office, retail, multifamily and industrial projects and provided asset management expertise to several institutional separate accounts and fund clients.

Prior to joining L&B in 2000, Mr. Metten held various corporate finance and real estate positions in both public and private companies with his primary focus in areas such as site selection, mergers & acquisitions, debt financing and analysis.

Mr. Metten graduated from Texas A&M University with a BBA in Finance. Mr. Metten is currently a member of the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, Pension Real Estate Association, and Texas Association of Public Retirement Systems.