Founder and President, Lennar International - 莱纳国际总裁
Chris Marlin is Founder and President of Lennar International, a division of North America’s largest homebuilder, Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN). Lennar International facilitates foreign direct investment in Lennar’s U.S. real estate platform by matching foreign capital with Lennar’s varied real estate interests, including project level debt and equity, and asset dispositions. Chris is a leading commentator on cross border investments between the United States and Asia, Latin America, and Europe, and has been a featured speaker at a variety of global forums and events including the Boao Forum for Asia, U.S. Embassy investment, summits, the International Stock Exchange Executives Emeriti Association, and MIPIM, among others. Chris has developed a particular specialty in connecting Chinese and U.S. real estate interests, having facilitated investments representing more than $7 billion in total development between the two countries through his work at Lennar. Chris formerly served as Vice President and Counsel at Lennar Corporation, and has served as an attorney at international law firms Holland & Knight and Foley & Lardner. He is a graduate of Emory University Law School, where he was active in the Conflict Resolution Program at the Carter Presidential Center in Atlanta. He has also served as an adjunct professor of constitutional law at his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Central Florida in Orlando, which is the second largest university in the United States. Chris is a member of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) and the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) – a global network of chief executives.
Chris Marlin是莱纳国际的创始人，也是莱纳国际的现任总裁。莱纳国际隶属于全美最大的销售类住宅及租赁类住宅开发商莱纳公司（NYSE股票代码：LEN）。莱纳国际对海外资本与莱纳公司多样的地产收益（包括项目级债务与股权, 资产配置）进行匹配，从而协助海外资本对莱纳在美国的地产平台进行直接投资。Chris作为美国与亚洲，拉丁美洲及欧洲之间跨境投资的主要评论员，曾在各种大型国际论坛及活动中演讲，包括：博鳌亚洲论坛 （BFA)，美国大使馆投资峰会，国际股票证券交易所总裁协会 （ISEEE），房地产领袖峰会（MIPIM）等等。同时，Chris为促进中美房地产领域的双边合作做出了杰出的贡献。在莱纳任职期间，他促成了中美投资开发总规模为70多亿美金的地产项目上的合作。Chris曾担任莱纳公司的副总裁和法律顾问，并曾在国际律师事务所Holland & Knight 和 Foley & Lardner担任律师。Chris毕业于埃默里大学法学院，学习期间，他积极参与亚特兰大的卡特总统中心的“冲突解决计划”。Chris曾在他的母校-位于奥兰多的中佛罗里达大学担任宪法客座教授，该校为全美第二大高等学府。与此同时，Chris 还是美国全球领导联盟（U.S. Global Leadership Coalition）的成员, 外国不动产投资者协会(AFIRE)以及全球青年总裁组织（YPO）的成员。