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NewPoint Adds Managing Director for Seniors Housing Originations

NewPoint Real Estate Capital LLC has hired Christopher Honn as managing director, seniors housing originations. Based out of Chicago, Honn will play a critical role in expanding the firm’s growing seniors housing and healthcare platform, with an emphasis on agency loan solutions. 

Honn brings more than 35 years’ seniors housing and healthcare originations and underwriting experience to NewPoint. He has built several successful production platforms and leverages a track record of executing for non-profit and for-profit clients on a national basis. 

Before joining NewPoint, Honn served as a managing director at Regions Bank, where he assisted in the creation of the firm’s seniors housing platform. Earlier, he managed Berkadia’s seniors housing and healthcare mortgage banking and underwriting team. He also served as director of Fannie Mae’s seniors housing program for 12 years, where his team significantly grew the size and credit quality of the seniors housing portfolio. 


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