Mr. Christopher Rising is a Co-Founder and serves as Investment Committee Member & Chief Executive Officer at Rising Realty Partners. He manages the day-to-day business activities of RRP, while also serving on its Investment Committee. Drawing on his experience as Senior Vice President, Asset Transactions at MPG Office Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MPG), Christopher is skilled at managing acquisitions and creative development. At MPG, he worked directly with the Chief Executive Officer to improve finances through debt reduction and restructuring. In 2003, he founded his own company, The Rising Real Estate Group (RREG.) As the company grew, he seized the opportunity to partner with BPG and created Hamilton Capital Partners (HCP), an equity fund vehicle. RREG is also a principal in 626 Wilshire Blvd, a 156K square foot office building located in downtown Los Angeles. He began his professional career as an associate at Pillsbury Madison & Sutro. He worked at Cushman Realty Corporation (CRC) under brokerage legend John C. Cushman, III. Christopher then served as a Director at Cushman & Wakefield of California, Inc. (C&W), joining C&W after its merger with CRC in 2001. Christopher received his J.D. Law, Real Estate from Loyola Law School and his B.A. in History and Political Science from Duke University. Christopher currently serves as a member of the Board of Regents of Loyola High School and chairs the Investment Committee. He is also Treasurer and a member of the Board of the Los Angeles River Revitalization Corporation and he chairs the Real Estate Committee. He is a member of the San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the Young President's Organization. Christopher is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Chandler School in Pasadena and the Board of Overseers at Loyola Law School. He is a Co-Founder of 5x5 Telecom.