Christopher (“Chip”) Lippman is a Managing Director and Partner focused on U.S. real estate opportunities. He joined the firm in 1998 and has led various investment sourcing strategies in markets across the United States, and also holds portfolio management responsibilities for the US Real Estate funds. He is also involved in capital raising activities for Carlyle Realty Partners and Carlyle Property Investors. He is a member of the Investment Committee for the US funds and Carlyle Europe Realty.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Lippman was a Vice President specializing in real estate with Friedman Billings & Ramsey, an investment bank located in Arlington, VA. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Lippman was employed by CarrAmerica Realty Corporation, a publicly-traded real estate investment trust.
He graduated cum laude from Harvard College with an AB in Economics.