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Brent Connell ’95
Since 2018, Brent Connell has been a Managing Director at Geneva Capital Group, Inc., a boutique real estate lending firm specializing in commercial construction lending from $5M to $100MM+. Prior to Geneva, Brent was SVP at a Chicago community bank running their loan department. Additionally, he founded a private advisory group with two other CBS alum to provide strategic advisement to 50+ community banks across the US and had a stint with a private investment fund in NYC.
Eric Tam is a Managing Director, having joined Strategic Partners in 2016. Based in London, Mr. Tam is involved in the international activities of the Strategic Partners Real Estate funds. Mr. Tam sits on the Real Estate Investment Committee and is an advisory board member of multiple funds.
Prior to joining Strategic Partners, Mr. Tam was a Vice President at H/2 Capital Partners, an institutional investment manager focused on commercial real estate credit, where he focused on commercial real estate credit investments and capital markets activities in the U.S. and Europe. Before joining H/2, Mr. Tam was an Associate at Morgan Stanley’s Real Estate Investment Group, where he focused on acquisitions for both opportunistic and core fund strategies. Prior to that, Mr. Tam was a Manager at Accenture in their Financial Services practice, specializing in mortgage banking.
Mr. Tam received a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.