Montello Capital is pleased to announce that Rod Lockhart has joined the group as Managing Director. Rod joins from CBRE Capital Advisors where he held the position of Senior Director, advising UK and Global institutional fund and pension scheme clients on direct and indirect real estate investments, including in unlisted funds, joint ventures and real estate debt.
Montello Capital is a leading UK real estate fund manager, offering two funds and managing a number of committed bank funding lines and managed accounts. The business has grown significantly over recent years and now has assets under management in excess of £150m, with investments in short-term real estate backed loans, joint ventures and co-investments.
Rod Lockhart, commented: “Having worked with Montello over the last two years as an advisor to the Montello Real Estate Opportunity Fund, I am delighted to join a team that is leading innovation in the real estate market. I am looking forward leading its continued growth and establishment as a mainstream real estate asset manager.”
Christian Faes, commented: “We’re excited to have Rod come on board to assist with driving the Montello Capital business forward. We have gained significant momentum over the last few years, and we are looking to significantly expand our activities in the UK property market. Rod is a key part of our strategy to take the business to the next level.”
Montello is one of the leading real estate asset managers in the UK. Montello has two funds investing in UK-based real estate opportunities, with funds under management in excess of a quarter of a billion dollars.