Mike founded Chatham Financial in 1991 as an independent, sole advisor specializing in interest rate risk management. Mike continues to serve as Chatham’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Formerly a Vice President in the Derivative Products Group at Chemical Bank (now JP Morgan Chase), Mike spent nine years in various credit, corporate finance, and derivative roles in New York and Zurich, Switzerland. He holds a BA in Economics from Wheaton College, Illinois and received an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mark is Managing Director responsible for Chatham's private equity advisory business in Europe. Since joining Chatham in 2001, he has advised real estate investors, private equity sponsors, and corporations across the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region on structuring and implementing their financial risk management programs and derivatives transactions. Prior to Chatham, Mark served as an Infantry officer in the US Army for five years after graduating with highest distinction from the US Military Academy at West Point. He later received an MA degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Since 2009 he has served on the board of advisers of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council - Europe.