Etienne Locoh
Chief Executive Officer

Etienne Locoh is founder and CEO of the Urban Century Group. He also acts as Managing Partner for Urban Century Capital Partners and Infinity Urban Century, the firm's two primary investment vehicles. With over 20 years of industry experience, Mr. Locoh brings the Company unique insights into asset selection, deal structuring, and investment management in up or down cycles. He has closed and managed directly over $3.5 billion in real estate related investments, including value-added property acquisitions and development ventures, distressed entity recapitalizations, and corporate private equity transactions. His experience spans nearly all property sectors, with a particular focus on mixed-use urban renewal and development.

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Thomas Rini
Executive Board Member

Mr. Rini is a senior adviser to Urban Century Group, and a member of its Executive Board. Mr. Rini has over 25 years of real estate investment experience in urban residential development, and he has been an industry leader in tax credit finance. He brings UCG tremendous insights into affordable housing and urban multi-family housing development. He provides strategic direction to the investment team and sits on the company's Investment Committee.

Tom Rini is currently managing a private pool of high-net-worth investor capital focused on start-up ventures ranging from real estate to energy. Prior to this, Mr. Rini served as CEO and President of Apollo Housing Capital, the affordable housing investment company that he founded in 1997 and sold successfully to The Royal Bank of Canada in 2006. Apollo focused on multifamily residential project investments in deep urban markets including Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, Philadelphia, and Boston.

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Akram Busaidy
Executive Board Member

Mr. Busaidy is a senior adviser to Urban Century Group, and a member of its Executive Board. He brings an exceptional depth of expertise to UCG in large scale urban real estate investment, management and capitalization. He provides portfolio management and strategic direction to the investment team and sits on the company's Investment Committee.

Most recently, Mr. Busaidy was the Managing Director and acting Global Head of Real Estate for UBS AG's Global Wealth Management business. He joined UBS in 2004 as Global Head of Portfolio Management. In this role, he was responsible for managing approximately $18 billion of real estate investments for discretionary and non-discretionary high net worth accounts of the bank.

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Advisory Board
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Our principals receives the strategic advice of a five-member advisory board made up of senior real estate capital market professionals with current or past experiences managing some of the largest and most successful real estate investment funds and organizations in North America. This board meets with the team bi-annually to review the Urban Century Group's investment activity and its portfolio. Its members typically review all investment opportunities proposed for acquisition prior to closing.

 

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