Chris Lerner serves as a Managing Partner at MSA Capital where he oversees the firm’s business development and capital formation.

Chris has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, strategic planning, and private markets investments. He has completed investments, acquisitions and capital raises as an advisor and principal totalling over $20 billion. Prior to MSA, Chris was a Global Partner and Head of Asia for Eaton Partners, where he turned around the business into one of the leading private market practices in fund placement, secondary advisory and strategy consulting. Chris started his career with Citigroup and its predecessor firms, Salomon Brothers and Smith Barney.

Chris received an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Tufts University. He also earned a Certificate in Mandarin Chinese from the College of Foreign Languages in Beijing and the joint China Senior Executive Leadership Program of Tsinghua SEM, CEIBS and Harvard Business School.