Newmark Hires Chris McColpin, Andrew Porteous to Texas Team

by Jeff Shaw

AUSTIN and DALLAS, Texas — Newmark has hired Chris McColpin and Andrew Porteous as senior managing directors specializing in debt, equity and structured finance services within the firm’s capital markets practice. 

Based in Austin and Dallas, respectively, McColpin and Porteous will join director Josh Francis to lead the commercial debt efforts in Texas while working closely with Newmark’s industrial, office and multifamily capital markets professionals. They will report to Ran Holman, executive vice president and Texas market leader.

Prior to joining Newmark, McColpin served as a managing director of JLL Capital Markets, Americas, in Austin, where he facilitated debt and equity transactions across an array of property types. He previously served as a vice president at Lone Star Funds’ credit affiliate, LStar Capital, and spent time at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs working on loan origination teams.

Porteous joins Newmark from Morgan Stanley, where he served as the head of the Texas office within the commercial real estate group, originating over $4.8 billion of CMBS and balance-sheet loans across all primary commercial real estate product types. Prior, he was a vice president at Deutsche Bank Commercial Real Estate Group, JLL Capital Markets and PBL Capital.

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