As the President of MCB, Gina Baker Chambers is entrusted with strategic, operational, and leadership responsibilities, drawing on her extensive background as an investor to excel in cultivating industry relationships and crafting strategic growth plans. With a national footprint and a robust financial foundation, MCB stands poised for continual expansion and success under Gina’s adept leadership.
Before assuming her pivotal role at MCB, Baker Chambers distinguished herself as the Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Artemis Real Estate Partners, a leading real estate investment management firm. A key figure at Artemis since its inception in 2009, Gina contributed her expertise to acquisitions, asset management, capital raising, investor relations, and portfolio management. Overseeing approximately $1.5 billion in separate account relationships, Ms. Baker Chambers directed strategy, supervised asset management, and served as the primary client interface.
In her capacity in Capital Raising and Investor Relations, Gina formulated marketing strategies for new products, secured commitments to Artemis-sponsored vehicles, and maintained high-quality interactions with investors across the Artemis platform. Her responsibilities extended to managing seven clients with cumulative commitments of approximately $3.7 billion. Notably, she played a pivotal role in establishing and expanding the Artemis Emerging Manager Platform, successfully raising $2.5 billion of institutional investor capital. This platform collaborates with emerging and diverse operating partners, forming joint venture partnerships to acquire real estate assets throughout the United States.
Ms. Baker Chambers commenced her career at Fannie Mae in Corporate Finance, where she managed the revenue and expense planning process, conducted variance analysis, and handled financial reporting for the Single Family Mortgage business. In Housing and Community Development, she served on a two-person product team managing two mortgage products aimed at expanding homeownership access for people with disabilities.
In addition to her illustrious professional journey, Gina holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. Beyond her firm duties, Baker Chambers actively contributes to various organizations. She is a key contributor to the Toigo Alumni Endowment, playing a vital role in funding fellowships and activities that promote the professional development of Toigo Foundation Alumni. Gina is also actively engaged with the Real Estate Executive Council (REEC), currently serving as the Fundraising Committee Chair. Furthermore, she dedicates her time to Generation Hope, holding the position of Board Treasurer and contributing as a member of the Strategic Planning Task Force.