LAKE COMO, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Four Springs Capital Markets, a financial services firm focusing on commercial real estate investment products, announced today the appointment of Eric Paul as President.
Mr. Paul is a long-tenured industry executive, having served as Chief Marketing Officer of Black Creek Group and Dividend Capital since 2004, where he was responsible for all aspects of the marketing process for a suite of commercial real estate investment programs targeted to financial advisors, retail investors and institutional investors. While at Black Creek Group and Dividend Capital, Mr. Paul oversaw the company’s marketing and product development process, leading to the successful launch of five real estate investment trusts, a 1031 exchange program, and other commercial real estate investment programs.
Previously, Mr. Paul was Vice President of Marketing for Spencer Trask Ventures, where he led marketing for the firm’s private equity investments. In prior roles, he served in a variety of management capacities for marketing consulting firms such as Addison and Interbrand.
“We are extremely excited to have Eric join our organization in a leadership capacity,” said William P. Dioguardi, Principal of Four Springs Capital Markets and Chief Executive Officer of Four Springs Capital Trust. “As an experienced executive with over 25 years of developing marketing programs for financial services, technology and consumer products companies, he brings a unique skill set to the company that should allow us to grow and scale our business.”
Four Springs Capital Markets, founded in 2009, is the distributor of Four Springs TEN31 Xchange sponsored DST product offerings and private offerings of both debt and equity for Four Springs Capital Trust, an internally-managed real estate investment trust that focuses on acquiring and managing a diversified portfolio of single-tenant commercial properties, including retail, industrial/warehouse, medical and other office buildings that have long-term double or triple net leases with creditworthy tenants.
“Both institutional and individual investors are seeking investment solutions that provide the potential for current income, diversification, low correlation to stocks and bonds, and a prospective hedge against inflation,” said Coby Johnson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Four Springs Capital Trust. “We see tremendous opportunity for growth in this market environment and believe that Eric is well-suited to lead our capital markets efforts.”
“Four Springs Capital Markets has a great team with a disciplined approach and a suite of institutional-quality investment solutions,” said Mr. Paul. “I am thrilled to be part of the organization, and look forward to the opportunity to help grow the business.”
About Four Springs Capital Markets:
Four Springs Capital Markets is a financial services firm that focuses on raising capital for real estate and other alternative investments. Since 2009, the company has raised capital from financial intermediaries, high net worth individuals, family offices and institutional investors for a wide range of 1031 programs, private placements and REIT equity and debt investments.
Securities offered through Third Seven Capital LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC. Four Springs Capital Markets and Third Seven Capital LLC are not affiliated.