Mr. Yeatman was previously the Head of Private Equity Real Estate for CenterSquare Investment Management (the real estate investment subsidiary of BNY Mellon), where he was responsible for managing all aspects of a $2B private equity business consisting of 3 discretionary commingled value add funds and 2 non-discretionary separate accounts. Mr. Yeatman served as Chairman of the Investment Committee and exercised final authority over all private real estate investment decisions.
Prior to CenterSquare, Mr. Yeatman was the Senior Managing Principal of Lubert-Adler Partners and was responsible for running all aspects of a $10B plus opportunity fund business for the founding partners. Primary responsibilities focused on sourcing and executing new investments, managing investor relationships, and executing the day to day operations of the firm. In this capacity, Mr. Yeatman participated in the raising of $6bn of total equity over the course of Lubert-Adler Funds III, IV, V and VI, and he was responsible for sourcing, underwriting and executing transactions with a focus on leading the firm’s public to private business and distressed investments. Notable investments include Central Parking, Mervyn’s, Service Merchandise, Polartec, ABFS and the restructuring of the Stamford Waterfront. He oversaw the day to day operations of the firm (with offices in New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Los Angeles) including Investor Relations, Staffing, Compensation, Mgmt Co Budgeting, I.T. and H.R.
Prior to Lubert-Adler, Mr. Yeatman was the Senior Portfolio Manager of Berkeley Investments. In this capacity, he was directly responsible for underwriting and working out portfolios of non-performing loans acquired from the FDIC and RTC, as well as the asset management and redevelopment of three opportunistic separate account portfolios consisting of 2,200 multifamily units, 200,000 s.f. of class A CBD office space and 1.5mm s.f. of industrial space in total.
Mr. Yeatman, was named one of 20 Rising Stars globally by Private Equity Real Estate in 2007 and has been a guest speaker/lecturer at Wharton, Harvard, ICSC, ULI, CRE and published author in the Journal of Real Estate Economics. He previously served on the boards of Central Parking Corporation and Mervyn’s department stores. Mr. Yeatman graduated from Babson College, with a BS in Economics in 1992 and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with an MS in Real Estate Development in 1999.