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Team Bios

Trevor Wilson

TrevorWilsonBefore forming Ridge Capital Investors, Trevor was the senior director of Broadreach Capital Partners, LLC overseeing the investment team in the Pacific Northwest, Northern California and Colorado. He was responsible for direct and joint venture investment origination and execution of value-add and opportunistic transactions in all product types, including existing properties, development and land acquisitions. Trevor invested in approximately $700 million of real estate while at Broadreach.

Prior to Broadreach, Trevor was with JP Morgan Partners (“JPMP”), where he was responsible for the firm’s acquisition and asset management activities in the western United States. Trevor oversaw joint venture investments in the office, multifamily, hotel, retail, self-storage and for-sale housing property sectors for JPMP. Before that, Trevor spent seven years with SSR Realty Advisors (now Blackrock Realty) as director of portfolio management, development and acquisitions with a specific focus on development and existing property investments in primary western and mid-western markets.

Trevor has invested approximately $2 billion in office, industrial, retail, housing, land and hotel properties and developments during his 25-year career. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bucknell University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Michigan. He is a past president of the San Francisco Bay area chapter of NAIOP and a past national board Limited Partner. Mr Wilson is also a licensed California real estate Broker (Lic# 01892726).


Brian Printz, Esq.

BrianBrian is a Managing Director of Ridge and leads the firm’s multifamily practice. Brian has 25 years of extensive, hands-on experience in every aspect of multifamily property investment, ownership and operation. He has been involved in the acquisition, syndication, financing, renovation, ownership, management, and disposition of over 32,000 apartment units, totalling over $1.4 billion in asset value.

Prior to joining Ridge Capital Investors, LLC, Brian co-founded Bay Equity Real Estate Acquisitions LLC, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer for 14 years. His company acquired nearly 6,000 multifamily units across six states, and Brian controlled over 65 affiliated legal entities. During this time, Brian was the founder and Chief Operating Officer of Renovation General Contractors, Inc., a regional construction company that specialized in the renovation of multifamily properties for affiliated companies and third-party clients, primarily REITs, with over 60 employees and gross sales nearing $100 million. Previously, Brian served as an Asset Manager and Legal Counsel for Fowler Shore & Flanagan, where he helped grow their multifamily portfolio from approximately 5,000 units to over 26,000 units in a three-year period. Earlier experiences included positions with Bayer & August, a small law firm in San Francisco specializing in real estate and corporate law, and with Grubb & Ellis Company, at their corporate headquarters.

After graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a B.A. in Psychology and Business, Brian went on to earn his J.D. and M.B.A. at Golden Gate University, graduating with honours achieved in all degrees. In conjunction with his law degree, he earned a Certificate of Specialization in Real Estate Law, while his business degree was in Management, with a focus on Finance. Brian is currently a licensed limited Partner of the State Bar of California and a licensed California Real Estate Broker. He is also an active Limited Partner of the Real Property Division of the American Bar Association.


Thomas Daniel

ThomasThomas is a Principal of Ridge and leads the firm’s development, construction and major repositioning efforts. Thomas guides the firm’s construction practice from his 26 years of experience managing pre-construction, construction and post-occupancy phases of office, industrial, residential, mixed-use and infrastructure projects totalling approximately 2.9 million square feet.

Prior to joining Ridge, Thomas was Director of Development Services for Broadreach Development, a subsidiary of Broadreach Capital Partners, LLC. He also served as Regional Director of Construction for Equity Office Properties in Northern California. As Regional Director, he was responsible for coordinating and overseeing the management team that managed the construction of a portfolio of properties consisting of 20 million square feet, and an annual improvement budget of $40 million. Additionally, Thomas became Regional Director of Construction in 2001 for Spieker Properties where he directly managed the construction process for the $120 million, seven-acre, Phase I Bay Meadows Redevelopment project in San Mateo, California. Before entering the development and construction management arena, Thomas worked in several positions that led to the role of project manager for the general contractors L.E. Wentz Company and Turner Construction.

Thomas is LEED accredited, he also received a Master’s in Business Administration, concentration in Finance, California State University, a Bachelor of Business Administration, major in Computer Science, Georgia State University, Atlanta, and a Certificate for Construction Management from California State University.


David Karol

DavidKarolDavid is a Principal of Ridge Capital Investors and leads the firm’s office and industrial acquisitions in California, Oregon and Washington.  Prior to joining Ridge, David served as a Director of Investment Sales at HFF in San Francisco.  He has been involved in the disposition and acquisition of over $4 billion of office, industrial, and mixed-use properties throughout Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. During his tenure at HFF he was recognized by Costar as one of the top 10 sales brokers in San Francisco for both 2012 and 2013.

David received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Oregon. He is an active Limited Partner of ULI and NAIOP and is a past board Limited Partner of the San Francisco Bay area chapter of NAIOP. David is also a licensed California real estate Salesperson (Lic# 01813372).
 

 


John Jordan

John JordanJohn is a Principal of Ridge Capital Investors and leads the firm’s retail practice, as well as all investment activities in the Mountain States, principally Colorado. John has more than 15 years of direct real estate experience in core, value-add, and development strategies on behalf of institutional capital. Most recently, John served as an Executive Director with UBS Realty Investors’ in the role of Senior Transaction Officer. In that role, he had responsibilities for property acquisitions, joint venture formations and participating loan originations in the Western United States. Over his tenure, he completed 49 transactions spanning all property types and valued at nearly $3 billion. From 2006 to 2010, John asset managed a portfolio of 26 multifamily and commercial property investments on behalf of UBS Realty’s clients. John holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of California