Christopher D. Horblit
Chris was most recently the President of Fidelity Real Estate Company (FREC), a division of Fidelity Investments, leading the organization responsible for providing the full range of corporate real estate strategy and services to Fidelity’s business units both nationally and internationally. In that role, he was responsible for a portfolio of 11+ million square feet including mission-critical data centers and more than 190 retail Investor Centers. Before being appointed President in 2010, Mr. Horblit led the teams responsible for Real Estate Portfolio Strategy and Client Service Management. Prior to joining FREC in 2005, Mr. Horblit held roles in Fidelity Risk Oversight, where he was responsible for Global Security Operations, and Fidelity Management and Research Company (FMRCo), where he was responsible for starting that business unit’s Risk Management Group and was responsible for the businesses Information Security Program.
Mr. Horblit holds a BA degree in English from Framingham State University, an MS degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University and a JD degree from Suffolk Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude. Has been an active member CoreNet New England for over twelve years and has held prominent positions on the chapter board of directors and executive committee. Mr. Horblit serves as Immediate Past President of the New England Chapter of CoreNet Global after serving a three-year term as President of the organization, and is Chair of the CoreNet Global Advocacy Committee. He is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar and past member of the American Society for Industrial Security. He volunteers his time at Metrowest Legal Services, a non-profit organization that provides free civil legal services for the needy.