Mr. Fentin is a Partner and Managing Director with ACAP, with over 18 years of experience in the real estate industry. He is currently responsible for originations and execution of ACAP’s West Coast platform, as well as providing support for Fund I’s capital markets efforts. Prior to joining ACAP, Mr. Fentin was a Senior Vice President with CBRE in the Debt and Structured Finance Group, where he co-led a ten-person team and advised on over $1 billion of debt and equity transactions, specializing in the capitalization of core, ground-up development throughout the Western US.
Previously, Mr. Fentin spent seven years with DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners (Credit Suisse), responsible for West Coast acquisitions. During his tenure with Credit Suisse, he lead the underwriting, due diligence and acquisitions teams, and on-going asset management for approximately $350 million of equity investments, with over $1 billion of total asset value. Transactions included residential, retail and office development projects; residential and retail land acquisitions and entitlements; note purchases; and hotel and office acquisitions. Mr. Fentin was also a participating member of the Investment Committee.
Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Fentin was with Latham & Watkins in the Los Angeles office, practicing law in the Finance and Real Estate Department, where he was counsel to multiple real estate and development companies, as well as several lending institutions.
Mr. Fentin has an MBA from Columbia Business School, a Juris Doctor from University of Michigan Law School and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Fentin is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the California Bar Association. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Envision Foundation and the Board of Governors for Cedars-Sinai Hospital.