Mr. Welch is responsible for all investment decisions, strategic alignment of company goals, and overseeing all aspects of TPCG operations as well as investor relations and financing activities. He has nearly 10 years of investment experience analyzing various asset classes starting as an equity portfolio manager at a boutique hedge fund and eventually transitioning to multifamily real estate investments. With an electrical engineering background and several years working as a rocket scientist, he has a unique skill set that allows him to identify multifamily deals with great value-add potential in ways most investors overlook.
Mrs. Kirtley is the Director of Operations for Greenline Apartment Management, a subsidiary of TPCG Asset Management. She has more than 27 years of experience in the multifamily industry. Nina has a proven track record of successes throughout her career managing a wide variety of assets from Class A, B to extensive reposition of Class C type communities throughout the Houston, Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas and the San Antonio Texas markets, responsible for 3.3K units.
Prior to joining Greenline, she worked for American Realty Investors as their Regional Vice President of Operations. In addition she developed and implemented the marketing and training department for 16 communities totaling 4,900 units in two markets with American Realty Investors. She has been accountable for a portfolio size of 14 owner and fee managed properties with the supervision of 88 employees successfully directing, District Mangers, Director of Marketing, and all onsite team members.
Nina possesses extensive experience in extensive multi-million dollar renovations, ranging from $1.2 to $6 million dollar extreme rebranded renovations, value enhancement of Class B and C type properties, stabilization of assets and turning around distressed under-funded properties, as an acting receiver for bank owned assets till foreclosure.
Nina has a wide range of experience in leading full due diligence for prospective acquisitions, extensive marketing and training strategies, expense control, increased ancillary income programs and decreased utility expenses through negotiations and thorough her direct supervision, capital improvement/renovation contracts including onsite contracts, extensive budget development and all multi-faceted management.
In her new role here at Greenline Apartment Management, Nina will oversee the daily operations of this fast growing, multifamily owner based company headquartered in Houston, TX. Josh Welch, CEO of Greenline believes the addition of adding Nina to their senior staff will enable Greenline to continue their rapid growth throughout Texas while expanding into other key market states.
With the addition of Nina joining us, with her expertise and experience along with our core values, she will lead the day to day operations while we will be able to expand our portfolio base locally and nationally.
Nina is very active in the Houston Apartment Association, where she serves on several committees including the HAA Community Relations and HAA Expo “Education and Conference trade show committee”. Prior to that she was actively involved in the “ACES” Apartment Community Executives and Supervisors committee, Committee Member in the HAA Education committee, member of “IREM” Institute of Real Estate Management and is working towards obtaining her “CPM” Certified Property Management designation. Nina also has her “CAM” Certified Apartment Manager and “CAPS” Certified Apartment Property Supervisor designation. Served on the Board of Directors for the Houston Apartment Association, Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Greenspoint District and the Assembly of Delegates for the National Apartment Association. A graduate of the Houston Apartment Associations, Leadership of Lyceum program.
Lucas Fertitta is passionate about the real estate acquisition process. As a licensed Texas broker with over a decade of multifamily experience, he has successfully closed over $90,000,000 in transactions. His primary role with TPCG is sourcing multifamily properties through off-market or on-market listings with brokerage firms and then determining if the asset fits within TPCG’s investment model.
After graduating from Baylor University in 2009 with a B.A. in Communications, Mr. Fertita received his Texas real estate license and became a residential broker. He started his career with Intero Real Estate Services, a California based brokerage firm where his first role was as an apartment locater. During his time there, he quickly graduated to selling condominiums and single-family houses. Within his first 10 months, Mr. Fertita was recognized as one of the top agents in the office.
Mr. Fertita subsequently joined Houston based Tarantino Properties where he brokered residential properties and sourced commercial investment opportunities for the firm to own and manage. During his tenure with Tarantino, he was lead broker on a foreclosed condominium converted warehouse in east downtown Houston. In this role, he was responsible for all marketing and lead generation, loan options to buyers, negotiating purchase and sale contracts and performing due diligence for all buyers and prospects. Before leaving the firm, he successfully closed 50% of the units, reaching a sales volume of $5,000,000.
Lucas then worked with the brokerage firms Marcus and Millichap and Houston Income Properties where he developed and maintained client relationships, sourced leads, generated risk analysis reports, and secured exclusive listings for his team. During his tenure at M&M, he sourced over $200MM worth of assets and represented clients in the closing of $15MM. At Houston Income Properties, Lucas learned the art of finding off-market deals between $1,000,000-$25,000,000. Within his first 90 days at HIP, he sourced and closed a property and achieved the distinction of first to close a transaction so quickly in the history of this office.
His charitable and volunteer affiliations include the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Lone Survivor Foundation and the Baylor Business Network. Lucas is committed to giving back to his community and supports Wounded Soldiers, HPD, City Fire Fighters/EMS drivers and Texas Highway Patrol officers. He and his wife have two dogs, Pippin and Lucy and his hobbies include cooking/restaurant hopping, tennis, outdoor activities and live music.
Cody is our Construction project manager overseeing all assets located in Houston and surrounding area. Responsible for management of capital improvement, value add, and insurance claims. Duties include: pre-acquisition due diligence, new asset inspections, existing asset project recommendations, budget and scope reviews/recommendations, selection/intension finalization, proposal solicitation, contract execution and administration, project scheduling, oversight of all approved projects from start to finish.