CHAD M. CARPENTERChairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Carpenter oversees all aspects of Reven Capital and chairs all investment committees and boards for each fund. He has been involved in over $2.5B in real estate transactions, has over 27 years of experience in real estate, investing, fund management, operations and brokerage across multiple property types. In addition, Mr. Carpenter is also Chairman & CEO of Reven Housing REIT, Inc, a public company (NASDAQ:RVEN). Mr. Carpenter has experience running both public and private real estate operating companies. He has experience with international investments and the acquisition of distressed debt and related foreclosure. He is a frequent speaker on the topic of real estate investing and real estate capital markets.
Prior to Reven Capital, Mr. Carpenter spent fifteen years with Equastone, eight years with Business Real Estate Brokerage Company (BRE) and CB Commercial Real Estate Services. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California (BA in Economics) and attended the Harvard University Graduate School of Design "Running a Real Estate Company Program."
In 2005, Mr. Carpenter was selected as one of Real Estate Southern California's "40 Under 40." In 2007, he was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in San Diego and was also chosen as one of the "20 Rising Stars of Real Estate" globally by Institutional Investor News. In 2017, he was a finalist again for the the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in San Diego for founding Reven Housing REIT.
Mr. Carpenter is Chairman and serves on the Board of Directors of Reven Housing REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ: RVEN), Reven Capital, LLC, and the Western Residential Opportunity Fund, LLC (co-Chairman). Mr. Carpenter formerly served on the boards of the Equastone, LLC, (co-Chairman), Dahc Investments, Inc. (Chairman), the USC Lusk Center, USC Marshall Partners (Chairman) and NAIOP San Diego.
SHARON BENEDEKGeneral Counsel
Ms. Benedek is responsible for overseeing all legal matters for Reven Capital. Ms. Benedek has over 20 years of experience providing legal advice to public and private companies in the commercial real estate industry. Ms. Benedek’s experience includes office, retail, industrial, finance and banking matters.
Prior to Reven Capital, Ms. Benedek worked as in-house counsel for ShopCore Properties, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., Equastone and Accredited Home Lenders, Inc. and prior to that she was an associate at some of the nations top law firms, including Dechert and Allen Matkins.
Ms. Benedek earned her Juris Doctor from the Boston University School of Law. Ms. Benedek graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania, earning a B.S. from The Wharton School of Business with a concentration in Real Estate Finance and a B.A. in Urban Studies from the College of Arts and Sciences. Ms. Benedek is a member of the California and Pennsylvania bars. She is also a California real estate broker.
Mr. Meyer is responsible for all financing, accounting, reporting, tax and compliance matters. Mr. Meyer has over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. This experience includes office, retail, industrial, multi-family, development, and brokerage services.
Mr. Meyer is currently the CFO & COO of Reven Housing REIT, Inc. Prior to Reven Housing REIT, Mr. Meyer was the CFO of Equastone and prior to that he founded and served as President of Alliance Turnaround Management, Inc., a problem resolution and workout company focusing on financial and operational engagements in real estate. A CFO for much of his career, Mr. Meyer's expertise spans public company and institutional reporting, joint venture relationships, complex cash flow forecasting, budgeting, banking relationships, debt structuring, and tax planning. Mr. Meyer is a CPA, a CTP (Certified Turnaround Professional), and a California real estate broker. He graduated from Colorado State University, where he earned a BS in Accounting.
Chad Carpenter, CEO Reven Capital
Thad Meyer, CFO Reven Housing REIT, Inc.
Stephen Quinn, American Property Enterprises (Western Residential Opportunity Fund)