Christopher J. Coseo


Christopher J. Coseo began his real estate industry career 40 years ago as an analyst for the multifamily properties and manufactured home communities. During his four decade career, Chris has navigated major recessions, drastic tax code and public policy changes, and market fluctuations all the while managing to generate outstanding returns for investors. Chris has maintained consistent returns for investors through in-depth research to foresee market cycles and trends, and building relationships with communities, investors, lenders, and CPI staff. Chris has successfully executed a myriad of successful transactions, including large-scale residential housing, multifamily properties, office, industrial and retail space.

During The Great Recession, Chris spearheaded collaborative efforts to rehabilitate distressed urban neighborhoods through large-scale home renovation projects of 3,000 homes and job creation programs throughout the U.S. Chris navigated his company into metropolitan Detroit’s multifamily housing market with the acquisition of 2,800 units. Chris has also remained active in the commercial office market through the acquisition of distressed office complexes in the Southwest and Midwest U.S.

Chris founded the San Diego Trust Bank in 2003, and served as Chairman of the bank’s Nominating Committee and as a member of the bank’s Loan and Executive committees. Chris was also the largest shareholder of the bank prior to its sale in 2013 to Pacific Premier Bank.

Chris served as Chairman and in many other positions with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater San Diego, one of the largest in the U.S. with 25,000 members and a $10 million budget, prior to his retirement from the board in 2010.