NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rockwood Capital, LLC (“Rockwood”), a private real estate investment firm, today announced that it has hired Charlie Leonard as a Director of the Firm. Mr. Leonard is based in the firm’s New York office, and his duties include responsibility for East Coast acquisitions and asset management of various product types, including residential, office, retail and hotel assets. He reports to Tony Lariño and Dwight “Arne” Arnesen.
Prior to joining Rockwood, Mr. Leonard was a First Vice President for CIM Group where he focused on real estate investments and investor relations. From 2006 to 2016, his work included the acquisition and asset management of stabilized and opportunistic real estate assets in New York and Northern California. Mr. Leonard also worked closely with CIM’s global institutional investors across multiple fund platforms. Prior to CIM Group, he was an analyst for Aareal Financial Services, providing senior level real estate financing. Mr. Leonard received a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College.
“We are delighted to welcome Charlie to Rockwood,” said Walter Schmidt, Senior Managing Partner. “His proven skills and strong reputation in the industry will be invaluable as we search for new investment opportunities and manage our existing investments.”
“I am excited to join Rockwood,” said Mr. Leonard. “It is a privilege to be part of such an accomplished group and I look forward to working with them to create value for the firm and its investors.”
Rockwood recently closed on its Rockwood Capital Real Estate Partners Fund X, L.P. with $1.1 billion in capital commitments.
About Rockwood Capital
Rockwood Capital, LLC is a real estate investment management firm founded in 1995 that provides equity and debt capital combined with real estate operating expertise for retail, residential, hotel, office and research and development space in key markets throughout the United States. Rockwood and its principals have invested on behalf of their clients approximately $23.2 billion in real estate assets through ten value-added vehicles and eight separate accounts. Today, Rockwood is an 82-person real estate investment firm with offices in New York, NY, San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, and Seoul, Korea that manages a portfolio of approximately $3.6 billion of net equity value in approximately $8.8 billion of gross real estate value. Rockwood’s investors include public and private pension funds, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, funds of funds, high net worth individuals and family offices.