Chris Balestra

Christopher Balestra

Senior Vice President

Chris is responsible for investments and investment management and oversees Taconic’s re-zoning and land use projects. Since joining in 2005, Chris has spearheaded or been directly involved in nearly $2 billion of acquisitions for Taconic. Chris was previously a banking officer in the commercial real estate finance group at M&T Bank where he was responsible for sourcing and underwriting prospective lending opportunities. Chris earned his Bachelor of Arts in economics from Colgate University.