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“Farewell Christopher, Your passing has caused the Golden Line of 17th century playwright and poet William Shakespeare to resonate... " All the world...Read More »
1 of 47 | Posted by: David Crossbourne - Family

“I remember meeting Chris for the first time, at night, at CSAM offices. I was a New Yorker who was about to embark on a working career in Asia, and...Read More »
2 of 47 | Posted by: Iven Houssian - Friend

“My deepest condolences to Chris's family and loved ones. Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. My friendship with Chris goes back over...Read More »
3 of 47 | Posted by: Jesse Lentchner - Friend

“I’ll always remember how great it was to watch Chris with Amalie and Ashton. He was a doting dad who they absolutely adored. I remember when I...Read More »
4 of 47 | Posted by: Trudy Richards - Family

“I knew Chris in college and was his roommate junior year at GW. We recently reconnected this past year and it was great to learn about his work in...Read More »
5 of 47 | Posted by: Nino Kader - Classmate

“On behalf of BLN, we extend our deepest condolences and prayers, to you and your family. ”
6 of 47 | Posted by: Larry Lawrence - NY, NY - Friend

“At this time of sorrow, please know that all of the people who were lucky enough to consider Chris a friend will keep his memory with us forever. I...Read More »
7 of 47 | Posted by: Judd Merkel - Friend

“Dearest Keisha, Amalie, Ashton & Family,We will always remember Chris with fondest memories, his smile, warm demeanor, and sense of humour. It was...Read More »
8 of 47 | Posted by: Gregory Yee - Newmarket - Family

“The first time I met Chris was at a business meeting. At the time it was a business I knew little about and one he could not have been more...Read More »
9 of 47 | Posted by: Colin Drowica - Friend

“My condolences to Chris' family. I am comforted by the memories of time spent with him, his kindness, and his humor. From 2002 to 2016, our paths...Read More »
10 of 47 | Posted by: Robert Bagel - Yucca Valley, CA

“Christopher was a kind, generous and lively young man, with a signature smile and a great sense of humor. He loved his family and enjoyed nature. I...Read More »
11 of 47 | Posted by: Esther Gowrie - New York City, MN

“I last saw Chris not too long ago for an early morning coffee post New Years. He seemed good, he seemed happy and psyched about how things were going...Read More »
12 of 47 | Posted by: Rodney Durso - New York, NY

“Condolences to his loving wife and children. May Chris Rest In Peace. His goodbye came too soon. ”
13 of 47 | Posted by: Deloris Hepburn - Atlanta, GA

“Your dad was my first trading partner, friend, and colleague. We worked together at a company called BEA, which became Credit Suisse Asset Management...Read More »
14 of 47 | Posted by: Mike Gitlin - Friend

“We are so very sad to hear of Chris' passing and send you much love and strength. Amy Frisch and Rob Magill, FPC ”
15 of 47 | Posted by: Amy Frisch - New York, NY

“Dear Keisha I am truly sorry to hear the news from John and pls accept Anjna and my condolences. I can only imagine how difficult it is for you and...Read More »
16 of 47 | Posted by: Sanjay Motwani - New York, NY

“Dear Keisha I am truly sorry to hear the news from John and pls accept Anjna and my condolences. I can only imagine how difficult it is for you and...Read More »
17 of 47 | Posted by: Sanjay Motwani - New York, NY

“Hi Keisha, You have always been a ray and light and joy. Be well. My thoughts are with you and your loved ones. - Scott Maidel ”
18 of 47 | Posted by: Scott Maidel - Sonoma, CA

“Dear Keisha, this is Chid and Georgie Liberty friends of Aicha Pauline and Matt Marcos. We're sending you our deepest condolences and prayer to your...Read More »
19 of 47 | Posted by: Georgie and Chid Liberty - NY

“Chris was such a dynamic cousin! Eric (My husband) and I used to vacation at the family cabin in the summer. Because my favorite thing in the world...Read More »
20 of 47 | Posted by: Pamela Peterson - Flagstaff, AZ

“I used to talk to Chris when he was at Sansar and met him in NYC on a personal trip one evening while he was trading Asian markets. Gone too soon....Read More »
21 of 47 | Posted by: Srinivas Padmasola - Coworker

“I met Chris and Keisha in December of 2013 on a water taxi sailing between St. Kitts and Nevis. Two days later we all took a tour of Nevis with a...Read More »
22 of 47 | Posted by: Heather Bickley - Media, PA

“In high school and beyond, I remember Chris being charismatic, confident and funny (and good-looking!), the type of person that everyone liked to be...Read More »
23 of 47 | Posted by: Nell Smith - Orono, MN - Friend

“Me heart aches again for the Flint family on the loss of another son. I will always have such fond and cherished memories of Chris even the...Read More »
24 of 47 | Posted by: Jean Cushman - Afton, MN

“I'm truly sorry for your loss.We would like to express our deepest condolences and pray for our souls. I would like to share my memories of Chris...Read More »
25 of 47 | Posted by: Katsuya Matsubara - Tokyo, Japan, NY

“Chris was a friend in high school and the secret class clown (teachers were oblivious to his antics)! Lots of great memories!!! It was so nice to...Read More »
26 of 47 | Posted by: Debbi Tolbert - Spring Park, MN

“Dear Keisha, Amalie and Ashton, we are really sorry about your lost.Chris was a very important part of our Family and we are shocked about he is...Read More »
27 of 47 | Posted by: Roberto Gloria Monterrey, Mexico

“" For a christians' death is not gloom but glory"I pray the Lord will comfort you and give you peace as you grieve. So sorry for your loss.Sending...Read More »
28 of 47 | Posted by: Jacqueline Morrison

“You made us feel at home, Chris as our family just arrived in NYC. We will always remember your kind, funny, and caring nature. We are so grateful we...Read More »
29 of 47 | Posted by: Jeroen, Louise, Zoey, Zachary Seghers

“Chris was a great person, a loving husband and father and I always enjoyed talking with him over the years at Church. Chris gave generously of his...Read More »
30 of 47 | Posted by: Iberedem Ekure - Jersey City, NJ

“A solid citizen and human being with a kind soul. I’ve known Chris since the early 2000’s, we just swapped emails a few weeks ago. He...Read More »
31 of 47 | Posted by: Troy - friend

“Chris and I started at the same time at Sansar Capital right before its launch. Even though we were about the same age, I was new to the industry...Read More »
32 of 47 | Posted by: JC de Swaan - New York

“Chris was an amazing father. I'm his son's teacher and know how much he loved his father. Chris was always so supportive and wanted what was best for...Read More »
33 of 47 | Posted by: Manda Miller

“Chris,You were a mentor and a dearfriend. You hired me at Sansar out of university and I will forever be grateful for your trust and support early on...Read More »
34 of 47 | Posted by: Pierre-Antoine Papillon

“Chris was a loyal and supportive friend for over twenty years. He had a remarkable sense of humor and liked to laugh at his own jokes. My last text...Read More »
35 of 47 | Posted by: MaryEllen Sweeney - NEW YORK, NY

“Chris was an amazing lively and helpful person. I worked with him for many years at Sansar capital. While in NYC, I used to work late night and we...Read More »
36 of 47 | Posted by: PAWAN SACHDEVA - Singapore

“I am shocked reading Chris' passing just now. My heart goes out to his wife and children. What a terrible loss. Chris was a lovely man and a fighter...Read More »
37 of 47 | Posted by: Frank Arends - Friend

“Chris was a well respected and loved member of the NYC Asia Traders crew back in the day. So much fun hanging out. So many good memories. The one...Read More »
38 of 47 | Posted by: Hugo Molina - Friend

“My condolences to you and your family ”
39 of 47 | Posted by: Blossom Cole - Orlando, FL

“I first met Chris when I began working at Credit Suisse. Quickly, I realized, I found the brother I wish I had. Throughout the years he helped me in...Read More »
40 of 47 | Posted by: Nicholas Ruggiero - Glen Ridge, NJ

“I was lucky enough to get to know Chris through church, where he was always a generous, thoughtful, and just plain fun presence. Our community was...Read More »
41 of 47 | Posted by: Lara Mullarkey - New York, NY

“I am so saddened to hear about Chris. I have always loved hearing stories about him! I am keeping your family and especially his children in my...Read More »
42 of 47 | Posted by: Sara Throndson - MN

“I am really grateful that I met you and your family. Everyone treated me like I was part of the family. I remember when I first met you, my mom...Read More »
43 of 47 | Posted by: Maria Molina

“I was honored to be your teacher and part of your family many years ago. Recently my daughter had the priviledge to teach your children and be part...Read More »
44 of 47 | Posted by: Rosa Subiñas - Spain

“My dear friend, I'm heartbroken for your family and sad we will never share our times together in NY or Asia again. Just know you are well in my...Read More »
45 of 47 | Posted by: Ben Suttie - Sydney - Family

“Chris was a phenomenal guy and I worked with him in Sansar capital. He was always smiling and had a great sense of humour. I would always remember...Read More »
46 of 47 | Posted by: VISHAL GUPTA - Singapore

“I am so sorry that this happened. My condolences to his beautiful wife and his children. With great sorrow, April Andres ”
47 of 47 | Posted by: April Andres - Nyc, NY - Friend

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Flint, Christopher Richard age 50, passed away unexpectedly at his home in New York City on January 18, 2022. He is survived by his wife Keisha (Crossbourne); children Amalie and Ashton; parents Richard and Carol; siblings James (Xinyan) of Florida and Laurie (Maxwell) Bremer of Minneapolis; nephews Matthew, Kenny, Samuel and Noah; niece Sara; mother-in-law Carol (Allan) Chan of Orlando; and sister-in-law Vanessa Longshaw of New York City; as well as many other loving family and friends. Preceded in death by brother Thomas, and by grandparents Newell and Leilla Flint, Wilma and Ned Crain.
Chris was born in Minneapolis, MN on January 11, 1972 with his twin sister. A 1990 graduate of Orono High School, he attended George Washington University, earning a BA in political science in 1994. After graduation, Chris spent a year in Spain before moving to New York City to join Credit Suisse Asset Management in the equity derivatives business. While working he completed an Executive MBA from Columbia University. After graduating from Columbia in 2001, he moved to Tokyo to run trading for CSAM. In 2003 he again returned to New York, where he was a founding member of Sansar Capital Management, and later founded Maha Advisors as a Managing Partner. Chris met his loving wife in the Fall of 2005, and he and Keisha were married in Jamaica in 2011. He was a doting and devoted father to their children. Known for his quick wit and clever sense of humor, Chris was also a dedicated member and Elder of First Presbyterian Church in the City of New York and served on the committee to call their current Pastor. He loved the North woods of Wisconsin and traveled there often on hunting trips and to visit family. He had a special connection to Bob Dylan, Kanye West, and Bob Marley. He was known to refer to their lyrics when conventional language wouldn't suffice. An avid runner, he often rose with the sunrise to jog through any city or countryside in which he found himself.

We would like to create a book of memories for Chris' children. If you have a special memory or one that particularly sticks out to you please leave it here or email it to

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to The Retreat – Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center of Minnesota.