Christopher J. Overberg is Managing Partner of Edison Capital Holdings where he co-directs all aspects of the firm’s activities.
Mr. Overberg also serves as a member of the Edison Capital Holdings Investment Committee having invested institutional capital for over 25 years. Prior to founding Edison Capital Holdings, Christopher was a Fund Managing Director at Building and Land Technology (BLT), a vertically integrated private real estate company based in Stamford, CT. Christopher opened the Dallas office for BLT in 2013 and was joined by Mr. Gates as a co-Managing Director in 2014. The team invested over $410MM of fund equity in $1.5B of transactions.
Prior to BLT, Christopher worked for GE, GE Capital and GE Real Estate for over 23 years. In his most recent role at GE, Christopher was the National Sales Leader responsible for the strategy and execution of the U.S. equity originations. Prior, Christopher was the Managing Director for the Central Region, GE Real Estate North America Equity Holdings, responsible for product development, regional originations/production, and managed a team of real estate professionals in four regional offices. Christopher’s team closed over $1.8B in GE joint venture equity, and $7.5B in real estate purchased for the period covering 2000 – 2008, leading all other regions each year. The highest volume year consisted of 37 transactions with 25 different partners for over $400MM in JV equity and $1.8B in real estate purchased. Prior to managing the regions Joint Venture Equity Program, Christopher was District Manager of the Cincinnati office of GE Real Estate. Christopher opened, staffed and ran this office from 1995 – 2000. As the District Manager, Christopher specialized in high leverage debt and equity for value-add opportunities.
Previous to his work in Cincinnati, Christopher was a Director on the Large Transaction Group. This group underwrote and obtained approval for large portfolio transactions being purchased by GE Real Estate. Preceding his responsibilities with the Large Transaction Group, Christopher also held positions in Asset Management and Operations.
Christopher started his career with GE in 1989 at GE Aircraft Engines in Cincinnati. He then joined GE Capital Audit Staff as an Associate Auditor.
Christopher graduated from undergraduate studies with a B.B.A. Degree in Business Administration. He then attended Xavier University and graduated with a Masters in Business Administration.