AECOM Capital Announces Hiring of Managing Director
- Apr 12, 2016
Los Angeles—AECOM Capital, the investment and development arm of AECOM, a fully integrated global infrastructure firm, recently announced the appointment of Ted Fentin to serve as a managing director.
Fentin will be responsible for the origination and execution of real estate projects for AECOM Capital’s West Coast platform. Since AECOM Capital’s founding in January 2013, it has invested in 14 projects across residential, commercial and mixed-uses in top-tier U.S. markets, with a development value of $3.5 billion and more than 7.5 million square feet.
Fentin has more than 17 years of experience in the real estate industry, including a role as senior vice president with CBRE in the debt and structured finance group. In that position, he co-led a 10-person team and advised on more than $1 billion of debt and equity transactions, specializing in the capitalization of ground-up development throughout the Western United States.
Prior to his time at CBRE, Fentin spent seven years with DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners, a division of Credit Suisse, where he was responsible for West Coast acquisitions. During that time he helped lead underwriting, due diligence and acquisitions, along with on-going asset management, for approximately US$350 million of equity investments, with more than $1 billion of total asset value. His work included residential, retail and office development projects—all areas that are core to AECOM Capital’s business.
Fentin also spent time with law firm Latham & Watkins in its Los Angeles office, where he practiced law in the finance and real estate department. He received his Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, a Juris Doctor from University of Michigan Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the California Bar Association. He is on the Board of Directors of the Envision Foundation and the Board of Governors for Cedars-Sinai Hospital.