UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Investment Team 2014 -2015


Adam Coleman

Adam Coleman

Fund Manager, MBA Class of 2015

Adam is a class of 2015 MBA student concentrating in Real Estate and Corporate Finance.  Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler Business School, Adam spent four years in the real estate finance industry.  Most recently, he served as a Senior Analyst in the Strategic Investments group at LaSalle Investment Management where he analyzed and underwrote potential acquisitions for two of their separate client accounts.  Prior to this role, Adam worked at General Growth Properties, Inc. as an Analyst in both the Capital Markets and Financial Services groups where he performed various property-level financial duties including refinancing, budgeting/forecasting, and development.  Adam graduated from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.

Keaton Hurt

Keaton Hurt

Fund Manager, MBA Class of 2015

Keaton is a class of 2015 MBA student concentrating in Real Estate and Corporate Finance.  He will be spending his summer in the Real Estate Group within the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse in New York City. Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler Business School, Keaton spent four years in the real estate industry.  Most recently, he served as an Analyst in the Asset Management group at Real Estate Capital Partners, LP where he managed portfolios of office, retail, industrial and multifamily properties across major markets nationwide.  Prior to this role, Keaton worked at Clark Construction Group as an Office Engineer in both the pre-construction and project management groups where he worked on new project bids and helped manage a $500M office development.  Keaton graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.

Pritesh Patel

Pritesh Patel

Fund Manager, MBA Class of 2015

Pritesh is a class of 2015 MBA student concentrating in Real Estate and Corporate Finance. Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler Business School, Pritesh spent six years working in real estate investment and consulting.  Most recently, Pritesh served as a Senior Transaction Real Estate Analyst at Ernst & Young, LLP, where he worked on real estate valuations for purchase price allocations, and managed investment analysis due diligence by performing site inspections, preparing financial cash flow models, and conducting market research.  Prior to Ernst & Young, Pritesh served as an Investment Analyst at Prudential Real Estate Investors where he analyzed and underwrote financial investment models in the acquisitions and developments group.  Previously, Pritesh began his career as an Analyst in the Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities business at JP Morgan Chase, underwrote and marketed CMBS asset loans to investors, rating agency representatives, and CMBS bond traders.  Pritesh graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in Finance and a BBA in Real Estate.

Robert Speir

Bobby Speir

Fund Manager, MBA Class of 2015

Bobby is a class of 2015 MBA student concentrating in Real Estate and Corporate Finance. Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler, Bobby spent six years working in real estate development and investment. Most recently, Bobby served as Director of US Real Estate for Krispy Kreme, where he managed new store development and asset management for Krispy Kreme’s domestic portfolio.  He began his tenure with Krispy Kreme as a Development Manager, handling site selection, due diligence, and construction management.  Prior to Krispy Kreme, Bobby worked for Burroughs & Chapin, Inc., a regional development and investment company headquartered in Myrtle Beach, SC, where he determined the financial feasibility of development projects across multiple asset types with the Chief Investment Officer.  Bobby graduated from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.

Joshua Glover

Josh Glover

Associate, BSBA Class of 2015

Josh is a Class of 2015 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration concentrating in Real Estate and Entrepreneurship, with a minor in Religion. This past summer, he interned in Washington, DC for the 9th Congressional district of North Carolina. Prior to that experience, Josh worked with Pittenger Land Investments, a real estate investment group in Charlotte, NC. Josh continues to look for opportunities to gain meaningful exposure to real estate and plans to work in the industry full time upon graduation.

David Valenstein

David Valenstein

Associate, BSBA Class of 2015

David is a Class of 2015 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major concentrating in Real Estate and Finance with a minor in Spanish for the Professions. This past summer he interned with Multi Housing Advisors, a southeast based multi-family brokerage firm. Currently, David is an investment analyst at Eller Capital Partners, a multi-family investment firm. He plans to work in the real estate industry full time upon graduation.