October 27, 2016 3:07 AM ET

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Company Overview of Green Courte Partners, LLC

Company Overview

Green Courte Partners, LLC is a real estate investment firm. The firm engages in acquisition and management of real estate with a focus on commercial and residential properties including manufactured housing communities, land-lease communities, “main street” retail, and mixed-use properties in high barrier locations, and parking assets. Green Courte Partners, LLC was founded in July 2002 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.

560 Oakwood Avenue

Suite 100

Lake Forest, IL 60045

United States

Founded in 2002





Key Executives for Green Courte Partners, LLC

Founder and Chairman
Age: 61
Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer
Age: 44
Chief Operating Officer and Member of Management Committee
Age: 50
Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer
Managing Director of Asset Management and Member of Management Committee
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Green Courte Partners, LLC Key Developments

Green Courte Partners, LLC Announces Executive Promotions

Green Courte Partners, LLC announced promotions of Jordan T. Kerger, Matthew J. Pyzyk and Braden L. Rudolph to Managing Director and the promotions of Janna L. Billips and David A. Hart to Vice President. The firm also announced the promotions of Benjamin J. Bronson and David L. Dawson to Senior Associate and the promotion of Paul S. Kim to Fund Controller. Jordan T. Kerger joined Green Courte in March 2008 and has provided significant contributions to many facets of Green Courte's acquisition activities, most recently leading Green Courte's acquisition efforts for The Parking Spot, Green Courte's near-airport parking platform. As a Managing Director, Mr. Kerger will continue to oversee the growth of Green Courte's near-airport parking portfolio, facilitating new acquisition and development opportunities. Matthew J. Pyzyk joined Green Courte in June 2012 and has provided valuable contributions to the firm's acquisition of land-lease communities, parking assets, and most recently, senior housing properties. Moving forward, Mr. Pyzyk will oversee the growth of Green Courte's senior housing platform while continuing to provide support for Green Courte's other active niche sectors. Braden L. RudolphjoinedGreen Courte in June 2011 and has played a key role in the firm's asset management function. Recently, he has focused on the asset management of The Parking Spot's portfolio and will continue to oversee strategic initiatives and support the optimization of portfolio performance at The Parking Spot and other Green Courte investments. Janna L. BillipsjoinedGreen Courte in April 2015 after working for Green Courte's land-lease community portfolio company, American Land Lease Inc., since March 2012. As Vice President, Ms. Billips will play a key role in the firm's financial accounting and reporting functions. David A. HartjoinedGreen Courte in January 2012 and has provided valuable contributions to Green Courte's investor relations and fundraising efforts. He has also participated in financing or refinancing the firm's major acquisitions and managing the portfolio of loans on the firm's assets. Benjamin J. BronsonjoinedGreen Courte in May 2014. He provides support and analysis for Green Courte's acquisitions efforts in both the parking and specialty housing sectors. David L. DawsonjoinedGreen Courte in August 2013 and is a member of the asset management team for The Parking Spot. In this role, he provides support and analysis for strategic initiatives for The Parking Spot's portfolio. Paul S. KimjoinedGreen Courte in July 2011. Mr. Kim is responsible for day-to-day accounting operations, financial reporting and treasury management for Green Courte's portfolios. In the future, he will focus primarily on the accounting and reporting for Green Courte's co-investment fund for The Parking Spot.

Mark K. Engel to Become as Chief Financial Officer of Green Courte Partners, LLC

Mark K. Engel to become as chief financial officer of Green Courte Partners, LLC.

Green Courte Partners Announces Executive Changes

Green Courte Partners, LLC announced the appointments of David B. Lentz as Chief Operating Officer and Steven S. Gearhart as Chief Technology Officer. In addition, Mr. Lentz and Stephen F. Douglass, Managing Director, Asset Management, have been appointed to the company's management committee. The company announced the promotions of James J. Jago to Vice President and Jon S. Pollan to Senior Associate. David B. Lentz joined Green Courte in June 2003 as a Vice President and was promoted to Managing Director in January 2008. During his time at the company, Mr. Lentz has served in various roles focused on the firm's land-lease community investment strategy including serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of its operating platform, American Land Lease Inc., from July 2009 until its acquisition by Sun Communities Inc. and its affiliates on January 6, 2015. As Chief Operating Officer of Green Courte, Mr. Lentz will oversee all of Green Courte's operating businesses and investments. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Lentz was Director of Development with Mosbacher Power Group, LLC. Steven S. Gearhart joins the company as Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer and will continue to serve in his current role as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the company's near-airport parking platform, The Parking Spot. As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Gearhart will oversee the firm's technology initiatives, data analytics and network infrastructure. Prior to joining The Parking Spot, Mr. Gearhart was a Vice President of the Pritzker Realty Group and an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. James J. Jago joined the company in September 2013 as a Senior Associate. During his time with the company, he has served in various capacities within the capital markets and acquisitions groups, including substantial involvement in the monetization of Green Courte's investment in American Land Lease. Most recently, Mr. Jago has been focused extensively on evaluating new niche strategies for potential Green Courte investment and supporting the firm's fundraising initiatives. Jon S. Pollan joined the company in June 2013 as an Associate. During his time with the company, he has been involved in various aspects of acquisitions, asset management and market research. Most recently, Mr. Pollan has been focused on asset management initiatives for the firm's parking strategy including its near-airport parking platform, The Parking Spot.

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