“Our operating and turnaround expertise gives us a unique perspective. We want you to see what we see.”
We have an exceptionally unique and robust Real Estate Team
- We have $9+ billion in combined commercial real estate experience to date, including principal investing, institutional asset management and large-scale advisory engagements
- We have an established track record of acquiring, managing, and disposing of commercial real estate investments in all major property types, across multiple economic cycles
- We are steeped in the heritage of A&M’s focus on rapid execution and delivery of results, with a hands-on approach to value creation.
Our Executive Team
Hugh Hilton, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Hugh Hilton is a Founding Partner of A&M CapRE. He is a member of the firm’s Board and sits on its Investment Committee. As an A&M veteran, with a rare combination of corporate turnaround and restructuring, commercial real estate restructuring, and private equity real estate investment and asset management experiences, Mr. Hilton brings a unique perspective to the firm. Read More
Mark Velarde, Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer
Mark Velarde is a Founding Partner of A&M CapRE, and he sits on the firm's Investment Committee and Management Committee. As an A&M veteran, with prior real estate private equity experience, Mr. Velarde’s background reflects a unique combination of corporate restructuring / turnaround management / performance improvement and real estate separate account and fund investment / asset management experience. Read More
Adam Weinbaum, Managing Director
Adam Weinbaum joined A&M CapRE in 2010. Mr. Weinbaum has more than 17 years of commercial real estate experience spanning multiple property types in both acquisition and development roles. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Weinbaum was the Director of Sales and Marketing for Lombardi Properties, a boutique development and investment firm located in the Wynwood Arts District of Miami, Florida. His work involved due diligence, acquisition, leasing and disposition of company investment and development transactions in the industrial, retail and multi-family sectors. Mr. Weinbaum has also held positions at Playa Capital the Master Developer of Playa Vista in Los Angeles and with Back Bay Construction Company in Miami, where he focused on office and retail tenant improvement projects. Mr. Weinbaum holds an MBA and Master of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California and a BS degree from Vanderbilt University in Mechanical Engineering.
Evan Pearlman, Senior Associate
Evan Pearlman joined A&M CapRE in 2012. To date, Mr. Pearlman has more than 10 years of real estate development, acquisitions and management experience across residential and commercial investment subtypes. Prior to joining the firm, he managed the investment platform for Legare’ Homes, a Los Angeles-based multi-family infill development firm. His work involved land acquisitions, investment funding and management, and construction management of single and multifamily residential projects. Mr. Pearlman held a summer acquisitions analyst position at DiNapoli Capital Partners, where he assisted in the acquisition, development, and management of mixed-use, multi-family, hotel, and resort assets. Mr. Pearlman is an Urban Land Institute (ULI) Associate Member and Young Leader who holds an MBA from The Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and a BS degree from the University of California, San Diego in Economics: Management Science.
Matthew Citron, Senior Associate
Matthew Citron joined A&M CapRE in 2013. To date, Mr. Citron has more than 8 years of commercial real estate acquisitions and management experience. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Citron was a licensed commercial property tax agent at a boutique consultancy, RETC LP, in Dallas, TX. He managed a $500+ million portfolio of properties in all market sectors, and cut roughly $138 million in assessed value off the tax role, resulting in greater than $3.4 million in realized tax savings for more than 250 clients. Mr. Citron also previously worked at the Dallas-based REIT, Behringer Harvard, and at Royal Caribbean International in the hotel operations department. Mr. Citron holds an MBA and Master of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California. Mr. Citron earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from The Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, where he was awarded the Outstanding Real Estate/Finance Major for 2008