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.