NewPoint adds veteran to bolster expanding seniors housing and healthcare lending platform

Christopher Honn

NewPoint Real Estate Capital LLC (NewPoint) announces the hiring of Christopher Honn as managing director, seniors housing originations. Based out of Chicago, Honn will play a critical role in expanding the firm’s growing seniors housing and healthcare platform, with an emphasis on Agency loan solutions.

Honn brings more than 35 years of seniors housing and healthcare originations and underwriting experience to NewPoint. He has built several successful production platforms and leverages an accomplished track record of executing for non-profit and for-profit clients on a national basis. 

NewPoint expanded its Seniors Housing and Healthcare Lending Platform in May 2022, supplementing its existing HUD/FHA-focused financing capabilities, and secured licenses as a Fannie Mae Seniors Housing Lender and a Freddie Mac Optigo®Seniors Housing Lender. Honn will work to offer these Agency programs, in addition to NewPoint’s growing Proprietary Lending solutions. 

Prior to joining NewPoint, Honn served as a managing director at Regions Bank, where he assisted in the creation of the firm’s seniors housing platform. Before that, he managed Berkadia’s seniors housing and healthcare mortgage banking and underwriting team. He also served as director of Fannie Mae’s Seniors Housing Program for 12 years, where his team significantly grew the size and credit quality of the seniors housing portfolio.