P.J. Yeatman is a Managing Partner of Corten Real Estate Partners where he leads special situations investing, capital strategy, and serves as the portfolio manager for CREF I.
Mr. Yeatman has more than 25 years of investment experience in real estate private equity. Mr. Yeatman was previously the Head of Private Equity Real Estate for CenterSquare Investment Management, the real estate investment subsidiary of BNY Mellon. In that role he was responsible for managing all aspects of a $2 billion private equity business consisting of three discretionary commingled value add funds and two non-discretionary separate accounts. He served as the Chairman of the Investment Committee and exercised final authority over all private real estate investment decisions for the funds.
Before joining CenterSquare, Mr. Yeatman was the Senior Managing Principal of Lubert-Adler Partners where he led a $10 billion opportunity fund business for the firm’s founding partners. His primary responsibilities focused on sourcing and executing new investments, managing investor relationships, and executing the daily operations. During his tenure at Lubert-Adler, he participated in raising $6 billion of total equity across Lubert-Adler Funds III, IV, V and VI.
In 2007 Mr. Yeatman was named one of 20 Rising Stars globally by Private Equity Real Estate. He has also served as a guest speaker/lecturer at Wharton, Harvard, ICSC, ULI, and CRE and he is a published author in the Journal of Real Estate Economics.
He previously served on the boards of Central Parking Corporation and Mervyn’s department stores, and he currently serves as the President of the United States Court Tennis Preservation Foundation. Mr. Yeatman graduated from Babson College, with a BS in Economics and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with an MS in Real Estate Development.