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Before co-founding LS Realty Group, now LS Capital, with Tim Siegel in 1998, Aric was an associate real estate transaction attorney with the international law firm of Paul Hastings. Aric holds a JD and a Masters of Real Estate Development degree from the University of Southern California and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Irvine with a BA in Social Ecology and a minor in Management. Aric is a Real Estate Broker licensed by the California Department of Real Estate.

Before co-founding LS Realty Group, now LS Capital, with Aric Lasky in 1998, Tim was employed as a Manager of Acquisitions and Development with AvalonBay Communities Inc. Tim holds a BA from the University of California, Riverside, with an emphasis in Real Estate and has received his Masters of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California. Tim is a member of the Urban Land Institute, where he has co-authored a book on urban housing sub-markets, and has his California Real Estate Broker and General Contractor Licenses.

Before co-founding LS Capital Group, now LS Capital, with Aric Lasky and Tim Siegel in 2011, Luke served as Director of Debt Acquisitions at a prominent private equity company. In 2011, Luke was featured as one of the industry’s up and coming stars in ALM’s Real Estate Forum 40 under 40, the industry’s authoritative voice for over 60 years. Luke has successfully negotiated and closed over $1.5 billion in loan purchases in his career. He received his BBA in Finance from Boise State University where he played on the nationally ranked Boise State Football Team.

Darren joined LS in 2017 and serves as the Director of Real Estate which oversees the leasing, property management and development of our real estate portfolio. Before joining LS, Darren served in a similar role for EJM Development Co. where he was integral to the leasing, development, and financing of over 7,000,000 square feet of new industrial, retail, and office product. In his earlier roles at EJM Development Co., Darren worked as a development, acquisition/disposition analyst, and underwrote purchase, disposition, and financings of over $100 million worth of transactions. Darren is a graduate of Boston University.

Nate joined LS in 2011 as LS Capital’s first team member, made partner in 2014, and serves as the Director of Investments. Nate’s responsibilities include sourcing and identifying investment opportunities, analysis, due diligence, and underwriting. Prior to joining LS, Nate was employed at Westwood Financial Corp. Nate grew up in Minnesota and was a competitive snowboarder and cyclist. Nate is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.

Adam joined LS Capital in 2013, made partner in 2017, and serves as the Director of Legal & Asset Management. In his role at LS Capital, Adam manages various matters on both debt and equity transactions, which include due diligence, acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, workouts and restructurings, and general corporate matters. Prior to joining LS Capital, Adam served as In-House Counsel for the fortune 500 software company Lexmark International. Adam holds a JD from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law; Adam is admitted to practice law in California. Adam is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated Cum Laude from the Miami University Farmer School of Business where he also was a collegiate boxer.

Dan has nearly 35 years of experience in banking and the debt capital markets. His banking career began in the early 80’s, primarily focused in the areas of real estate lending and credit administration. Dan participated in the purchase of assets from the FSLIC, RTC, and FDIC in the late 80's through the mid 90's when loans and loan portfolios were being sold in large volume from failed S&L’s and banks. In 1992 Dan became one of the principal owners of a bank in Northern New Mexico, serving as President, Chairman, CEO, and Chief Lending Officer of the bank and its holding company. The purchase and management of discounted mortgage portfolios on a nationwide basis has remained a focus of his over the last three decades and he has been involved in over $2 billion in such transactions over his career. Dan’s role at LS Capital is primarily in the area of asset management, loan workouts, and dispositions, but he is also involved in the areas of loan analysis, underwriting, and pricing of new acquisitions. Dan is a graduate of TCU and currently resides in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.

Reed joined LS Capital in 2018 and serves as the Director of Acquisitions. Reed’s responsibilities include business development, deal sourcing, and underwriting. Reed has held various roles in the distressed and restructuring secondary market for more than 19 years. During that time, he has completed more than $1 Billion in loan purchases, rescue financing, and restructures in commercial real estate, commercial & industrial loans, and equipment leases. Reed holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Colorado State University and is a past president of Rocky Mountain Turnaround Management Association and an active member of the American Bankruptcy Institute.