Russell B. Arnold - Investment Partner
email@example.com - (916) 462-6211
An institutional asset and portfolio manager with over 25 years experience, Russ has been a member of Palmer Capital Inc. since 1997. Russ's prior role as a Portfolio Manager at American Realty Advisors and prior experience overseeing the disposition of over $1.0 Billion of foreclosed properties from savings and loan associations enables him to offer clients invaluable advice on their offerings and investment opportunities. Russ currently provides strategic direction and investment ideas to enhance their portfolios throughout the Western United States.
San Diego State University Bachelor of Science, Finance
Roman J. Benvenuti - Investment Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6210
Roman provides clients with guidance and a unique perspective due to his diverse knowledge base of capital structures, asset types and market conditions. Roman's direct transactional involvement offers clients an enhanced level of service and provides them with the information needed to implement and succeed in their acquisition and disposition objectives.
Saint Mary's College Bachelor of Arts, Business Management
Keith C. Blick - Logistics
Keith is a Captain in Palmer Capital Inc.'s Flight Department, and is jointly responsible for the daily operations of the company's business jets. Keith has over 15 years experience in aviation with notable Captain positions with ConAgra Foods, The Wolff Company, as well as Chief Pilot for an exclusive Charter Company in San Diego. Keith holds an Airline Transport Pilot Rating (ATP), as well as an Air traffic Controller rating.
Aeronautical Science Air Traffic Control Management Meteorology Science
Brian J. Bollinger - Investment Partner
email@example.com - (916) 462-6215
Brian has been with Palmer Capital Inc. for over 10 years and has nearly 20 years of experience in the real estate industry due to his family's background in brokerage and real estate development. Brian collaborates with real estate investors to bring forth different capital sources for their properties and provides acquisition opportunities in targeted markets.
Loyola Marymount University Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (Emphasis in Management and Marketing)
John W. Churchward - Structured Finance Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6226
During his career, John has successfully sourced, structured and closed over $1 billion of principal investments involving institutional quality commercial real estate assets located in primary and secondary markets nationwide. Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., John worked at iStar Financial in Boston where he originated and closed structured finance investments and Net Lease acquisitions.
Brown University Bachelor of Arts, Engineering
Eric M. Dennis - Investment Partner
email@example.com - (916) 462-6224
Eric advises clients on how to achieve their overall strategic acquisition and disposition objectives, while also providing clients access to the capital resources needed to meet their real estate goals.
California State University, Sacramento Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Real Estate and Land Use
Nate W. Fazakerly - Graphic Designer & Photographer
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6254
Nate is responsible for the creation of marketing materials, including photo editing, and the layout of the marketing memoranda. Nate has over five years experience as a graphic designer, specializing in web, print, and motion design.
University of California, Davis Bachelor of Arts, Design | Visual Communication
Brad D. Idleman - Investment Partner
email@example.com - (916) 462-6214
Brad maintains and develops client relationships by presenting acquisition opportunities to buyers and bringing forth numerous capital sources to assets located in the Western United States. Brad's direct transactional involvement offers clients an enhanced level of service and provides them with the information needed to implement and succeed in their acquisition and disposition objectives. Through his exposure and knowledge of the debt and equity markets, Brad assists clients in taking advantage of current market conditions by providing real-time capital solutions for every transaction.
California State University Northridge Bachelor of Arts, Communication
Kris L. Jones - Structured Finance Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6225
Kris focuses on sourcing new equity investment opportunities and potential acquisitions. Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Kris held various positions throughout the commercial real estate industry. His responsibilities have included arranging over $550 Million in financing for real estate development projects, as well as analyzing, underwriting, and originating the financing for retail, office, industrial and multifamily projects.
George Washington University Master of Arts, International Trade and Investment Policy
University of San Diego Bachelor of Arts, International Relations
Ken E. Karmolinski - Structured Finance Partner
email@example.com - (916) 462-6218
Ken has a diverse background spanning over 20 years in real estate finance, real estate sales, securities, venture capital, insurance, and receivable financing. As a Structured Finance Partner, Ken works with some of the industry's top real estate investment firms and institutional capital market firms in the world, in structuring, originating, placing and closing financing for a wide variety of investment property. Previously, as a Director, Divisional Loan Manager for Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp., Branch Manager for Flagstar Bank and as a Senior Director of Secondary Lending for Fremont bank, Ken has structured and funded over $825 million in residential and commercial mortgages. After graduating Ken served his country in the United States Air Force as a Sr. Airman at Whiteman AFB, MO. Ken remains active in both the California Association of Mortgage Brokers as well as the Mortgage Brokers Association of America.
Jordan J. Kassis - Investment Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6234
Jordan brings a diverse background and knowledge base that spans capital markets and banking. Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Jordan worked on the trading desk of a quantitative hedge fund where he traded equities and futures for institutional clients. He also obtained experience in traditional banking as a regulator for the State of California. Jordan leverages his capital markets and banking background to cultivate relationships with clients and advise them on emerging commercial real estate opportunities.
Loyola Marymount University Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (Finance)
Holly M. Kim - Structured Finance Partner
email@example.com - (916) 462-6259
Holly manages the financial underwritings for currently marketed properties as well as preliminary evaluations. Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Holly worked at Goldman Sachs, where she spent four years in the Strategic Planning Group of the Asset Management Division and three years in the Private Client Services Group of the Equities Division. She also has three years of mergers and acquisitions experience from her work at Dean Witter Reynolds Inc., where she worked on corporate valuations.
The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania Bachelor of Science in Economics, Major in Finance and Accounting
David L. Mac Millan - Structured Finance Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6233
David has over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, primarily in the origination, placement and funding of commercial real estate mortgages, as well as joint venture structuring, investment property sales, real estate development and asset management. During his career he has overseen the closing of approximately $1.5 billion in total transactions involving office, retail, industrial, and multi-family properties.
The Colorado College Bachelor of Science, Economics
Mike Mahon - Investment Partner
email@example.com - (916) 462-6217
Mike has brought his diverse experiences from nearly fifteen years as an attorney and broker, along with his recent MBA (Finance) education to the Palmer Team. He has been involved with real estate transactions at all stages from land acquisition, construction, and financing to disposition, including properties with complex characteristics such as intensive environmental remediation, boundary issues, title issues, defaulted liens, and bankruptcies.
University of California, Los Angeles Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
University of California, Davis King Hall School of Law Juris Doctor
University of California, Davis Graduate School of Management Master of Business Administration, Finance
Calvin Marr - Investment Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6216
Calvin has over 25 years experience in corporate finance and the capital markets. He has managed the debt and investment portfolios for Levi Strauss & Co. and The Money Store. Calvin also has several years of international finance experience having worked in Brussels, Belgium and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Calvin also managed the financial operations for Wachovia Bank's west coast mortgage servicing subsidiary.
University of California, Berkeley Masters of Business Administration, Finance
University of California, Berkeley Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics
Gary Medina - Production
email@example.com - (916) 462-6250
Gary collaborates with the partners in producing professional marketing materials, identifying current capital market information, and coordinating the distribution of information. His in-house production of marketing materials ensures accuracy and efficiency to the team's clients.
Academy of Art College, San Francisco
Chase Meister - Investment Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6235
Chase gives clients guidance on their strategic goals while also providing them access to the most efficient capital sources to meet their investment objectives. He is able to leverage his experience working in construction, banking and real estate litigation to provide a unique perspective in every situation and add value to Palmer Capital's clients.
Arizona State University, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering Bachelor of Science, Construction
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Juris Doctor
Georges Z. Nabwangu - Structured Finance Partner
email@example.com - (916) 462-6231
Georges manages relationships with private and institutional owners of commercial real estate, as well as develops relationships with domestic and foreign banks, life insurance companies, conduit lenders and specialty finance companies. Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Georges gained direct investment and restructuring experience working with a private equity firm focused on commercial real estate projects located throughout North America and Southeast Asia.
College of William & Mary Juris Doctor
Bentley College Masters in Business Administration, Finance
McGill University Bachelor of Science, Biology
Jennifer M. Palmer - Structured Finance Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6206
Jennifer is a structured finance partner overseeing institutional and foreign capital relationships for the firm and is responsible for sourcing capital actively, participating in joint ventures, recapitalizations and developments. Jennifer initially worked on the investment sales desk focusing on institutional client relationships.
San Diego State University Bachelor of Arts, Communications
Mark A. Palmer - Investment Partner
email@example.com - (916) 462-6205
Mark advises clients regarding various acquisition opportunities and strategic dispositions within his relationships' portfolios. Mark's direct transactional involvement has been a significant contributing factor to the company's growth.
Boston College - Carroll School of Management Bachelor of Science, Marketing
William S. Palmer - President & CEO
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6201
As the President and CEO of Palmer Capital Inc., Bill leads an elite team of professionals that focus on the acquisition, disposition and financing of commercial real estate investment opportunities throughout the western United States. Bill works directly on every transaction executed by Palmer Capital Inc., representing a diverse client base of institutional and private investors. Prior to founding Palmer Capital Inc. in 2005, Bill was a Managing Director in the Capital Markets Division of CB Richard Ellis. He spent 18 years at the firm and was consistently honored as CB Richard Ellis' Top Broker Worldwide. He has been recognized by Commercial Property News and several other publications as one of the nation's most highly regarded investment professionals. Bill's prior experience also includes 13-years with Piper Jaffray & Co in Minneapolis, in their Investment Banking Group.
University of St. Thomas Bachelor of Arts, Sociology
Chris H. Prout - Graphic Designer & Photographer
email@example.com - (916) 462-6255
Chris has over five years experience as a graphic designer, specializing in printed media, website, video editing and photography. In his current role with Palmer Capital Inc., Chris is responsible for the creation of marketing materials, including photo editing, and the layout of the marketing memoranda. Chris also photographs the investment opportunities.
California State University, Sacramento Bachelor of Arts, Design | Media Arts
Richard E. Ryan - Investment Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6212
Rick has more than 10 years of capital markets and transaction experience with Palmer Capital Inc. as an Investment Partner. He manages both institutional and private client relationships for the firm, and leads all aspects of the marketing process from the sourcing of disposition opportunities to the successful close of escrow. He further adds value for clients by providing them with consultative direction on the most favorable capital structures, exposure to the greatest number of qualified acquisition opportunities for their requirements, and guidance on current investment and financing market conditions.
Pennsylvania State University Masters of Manufacturing Management
University of California, Berkeley Bachelor of Science, Molecular Biology
John B. Sedar - Investment Partner
email@example.com - (916) 462-6209
John is a contributing factor to the team's growth by providing clients with guidance on achieving their overall strategic disposition and acquisition objectives. John's extensive knowledge of the debt and equity markets, and his in-depth relationships with clients have been major contributors to the success of Palmer Capital Inc.
University of California, Davis Bachelor of Science, Political Science
Evan J. Sharp - Investment Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6220
Evan advises clients on how to achieve their overall strategic acquisition and disposition objectives while also providing clients access to capital resources. Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Evan completed acquisitions for a national real estate development firm and was involved in every aspect of development projects from acquisition to disposition.
University of California, Berkeley Bachelor of Arts, Sociology
Brian M. Smith - Director of Design & Photography | Human Resources
email@example.com - (916) 462-6253
Brian has over seven years of experience as a graphic designer, specializing in printed media, marketing, corporate identity, print production and website design. In his current role with Palmer Capital Inc., Brian is responsible for overseeing the creation of marketing materials, including photography, graphics, and the layout of the marketing memoranda.
As the Director of Human Resources, he is also responsible for the management of recruiting, insurance issues, corporate filings, and other miscellaneous human resources tasks.
University of California, Los Angeles Bachelor of Arts, Design | Media Arts
Marcus A. Steele - Structured Finance Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6221
Marcus has over 25 years of accomplished real estate experience in pension fund advisory, investment and asset management as well as acquisitions, development and dispositions. Working for such firms as Pension Consulting Alliance, Maguire Thomas Partners and Hillwood, Marcus has led due diligence and underwriting of U.S. and international real estate opportunities valued in excess of $5 billion and has had direct project management experience on world class developments valued over $800 million. Prior to entering the business world, Marcus was a Captain, fighter pilot, test pilot and air show demonstration pilot in the United States Marine Corps and was privileged to fly the AV8 Harrier.
San Diego State University Bachelor of Science, Zoology
University of Southern California Master of Business Administration, Finance
Charles R. Taylor - Director of Technology
email@example.com - (916) 462-6203
Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Chuck was an outside vendor and software engineer who collaborated directly to create the software application and Internet platform from which the Team operates. His technology background spans across three decades and includes a role as head of research and development with a major software development company. In his current role with Palmer Capital Inc., Chuck oversees the company's information technology department and is spearheading the creation and implementation of the next generation Palmer Capital Trading Platform that will enable clients to benefit from the company's advanced technology and innovative marketing tools.
Tampa College Bachelor of Science, Computer Science Minor in Business Management
Ryan D. Thompson - Investment Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6207
Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Ryan worked at State Street Global Markets' headquarters in Boston. While at State Street, he worked in Institutional Equity Investments and Foreign Exchange. His experience with capital markets provides clients with excellent analysis and strategy advisement.
Boston College Master of Business Administration, Finance
Boston College, Carroll School of Management Bachelor of Science, Finance and Marketing
Jeremy F. Thornton - Structured Finance Partner
email@example.com - (916) 462-6230
Jeremy is responsible for the sourcing, underwriting, structuring and negotiation of commercial real estate finance transactions. Before joining Palmer Capital Inc., Jeremy was an originator with Deutsche Bank and later a Partner with Strategic Realty Capital where he focused on the structured finance of distressed commercial assets.
Thunderbird, Graduate School of Global Management Master of Business Administration
Wesleyan University Bachelor of Arts, East Asian Studies
Brian L. Valli - Investment Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6219
Brian advises clients on how to achieve their strategic acquisition and disposition goals while also providing them access to the debt and equity resources needed to most efficiently execute their objectives. He is able to leverage his capital markets, banking, and decade-long investment real estate transactional experience to serve as an information leader-maximizing the value he brings to both his clients and the Palmer Capital Inc.
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Anthony J. Vassilopoulos - Production
email@example.com - (916) 462-6251
Tony collaborates with the team's Partners in producing first-rate professional marketing materials, identifying current capital market information, and coordinating the distribution of information. Prior to joining The Palmer Team, Tony worked in retail brokerage with Morgan Stanley. In addition to his financial background, Tony has over 10 years of market research experience.
California State University Sacramento Bachelor of Science, Finance
Josh J. Westerberg - Structured Finance Partner
firstname.lastname@example.org - (916) 462-6229
As a Partner with over 10 years direct lending experience, Josh is responsible for all aspects of financing commercial real estate transactions including underwriting, structuring, sourcing, and negotiating at all levels in the investment capital stack. Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Josh was a Principal with Legg Mason Real Estate Investors, Inc., where he sourced, underwrote, and closed over $600 Million in senior loans, subordinate debt participations, and mezzanine loans. Prior to his tenure at Legg Mason, Josh worked at Wells Fargo in the Real Estate Merchant Banking group originating senior and mezzanine non-recourse loans.
University of Southern California Master of Business Administration
University of California, Santa Barbara Bachelor of Arts, History
Robert K. Whitson - Logistics
Rob is a Captain in Palmer Capital Inc.'s Flight Department and is jointly responsible for the daily operations of the company's business jets. Rob has over 10 years experience in the aviation industry, which includes experience with charter operations, medical evacuation operations, and two commercial airlines. Rob holds an Airline Transport License (ATP) and a commercial multi-engine flight instructor certificate and also previously served as a police officer.
Sonoma State University Bachelor of Arts, International Business University of California, Berkeley A.F.R.O.T.C., Aerospace Engineering
Clayton E. Wood - Investment Partner
email@example.com - (916) 462-6232
Clayton cultivates relationships with the company's clients and advises them on how to achieve their overall strategic acquisition and disposition objectives, while also providing access to the capital resources needed to meet their real estate goals. Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Clayton began his career working for a premier Southern California mortgage bank and acquired eight years of international business development experience in Eastern Europe. There, Clayton consulted for many multi-national corporations and was a managing partner of a franchising company.
Chapman University Bachelor of Arts, Communications