Firm Profile

The Principals of Morningside Capital have a collective 40+ years and $3+ billion of real estate investment experience across a broad range of real estate investment strategies for institutional and high net worth investors.

Chris Calato, Christian Chamberlain and Mike Ecklund formed Morningside Capital in September 2014. Prior to forming Morningside Capital the team served as the real estate investment group for Cathexis Capital from April 2012 to August 2014. At Cathexis Capital the team invested in direct real estate, joint-ventures and distressed debt. Prior to Cathexis Capital the team owned and operated Gracchus Capital from January 2008 to April 2012. At Gracchus Capital the team provided advisory services on $7 billion of distressed real estate debt portfolio acquisitions. Gracchus Capital clients included The Carlyle Group, Cerberus Capital Management, H/2 Capital Partners, J.P. Morgan, and Ranieri Partners. The Morningside Capital team has extensive experience in all property types, and structures along the risk/return spectrum within all major U.S. markets. The Principals have engaged in $3.3 billion of real estate investment activities on behalf of investors, or for its own account, totaling 3.4 million square feet of office, 1.8 million square feet of retail, 5.2 million square feet of industrial and 9,800 multi-family units.