FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN, CEO, AVANATH CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC
WHY: Runs one of the larger apartment owners based in OC. Firm acquires and operates affordable, age-restricted and workforce housing on behalf of institutional investors, counts 83 properties with some 10,000 units in 43 cities across a dozen states.
RECENT: Preparing to double its $2.5B portfolio in the next three years. IPO in works for REIT offshoot Aspire Real Estate Investors.
NOTABLE: Co-founded Capri Capital Group, grew to $8B in real estate equity and debt investments under management before sold in 2005 to Centerline Capital Group.
QUOTABLE: “Our slogan is ‘lifestyle within reach,’ which is really about the pursuit of the American dream.”
2020 HOBBY: “Bought a new pool table last Christmas – so I’ve become a pool shark! It is a great way to relax in between zoom calls, while working at home.”