KAZANTIS,CHRISTOPHER A. of Winchester formerly of Canton on January 20, 2019. Beloved husband of Candice Macoul Kazantis. Loving father of Chanelle Kazantis & her fiance Keyern Adamek of Tampa FL, Adored Stepfather of Charlotte Macoul. Cherished brother of Elaine Cancelliere, Ann Macey and her husband Scott. Doting uncle of Nick Cancelliere, Ashley Macey & Nicole Kohli. Former husband of the late Kim Munroe Kazantis. Visiting hours will be held at the Lane Funeral Home 760 Main St. (Rte. 38) WINCHESTER on Saturday January 26th from 10am to 1pm followed by a memorial service at the funeral home at 1pm. Interment 2pm at Wildwood Cemetery Winchester. In lieu of flowers please send donations payable to the Christopher A. Kazantis Memorial Scholarship Fund at 346 Commercial Street Boston, MA 02109.
Chris was born in Springfield and raised in Agawam, MA. He attended Agawam High School where he was a member of the basketball team and an honor student. He went on to UMASS Amherst and graduated with a degree in Finance in 1984.
Chris started his career at Copley Real Estate Advisors as an accountant and Asset Manager for Copley’s West Coast portfolio. In the mid 90’s Copley merged with a successor firm AEW Capital Management. Chris’ 30 year career started in the Acquisitions Group where Chris created a platform for AEW’s investment in Seniors Housing. Chris’ passion for the asset class was contagious and he lead a team to build an extensive Seniors Housing portfolio. His contribution to Seniors Housing nationwide was significant and created so much opportunity for all he encountered. Chris managed several Seniors Funds in excess of $3 Billion of assets across the US. Chris was a member of NIC, chairperson for the ULI Seniors Council and dedicated follower of The Rolling Stones.