Investment Partners

Russell B. Arnold - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6211

An institutional asset and portfolio manager with over 35 years experience, Russ has been a member of Palmer Capital Inc. since 1997. Russ' prior roles as a Portfolio Manager at American Realty Advisors and overseeing the financing and disposition of over $1.0 billion of properties from lending institutions enables him to acutely offer clients invaluable advice on their investment and financing opportunities. Russ currently provides strategic direction to enhance client portfolios throughout the Western United States. Russ is also responsible for the underwriting, sourcing, structuring and negotiation of commercial real estate finance and sale transactions.

San Diego State University
Bachelor of Science, Finance

Roman J. Benvenuti - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6210

Roman provides clients with guidance and a unique perspective due to his diverse knowledge base of capital structures, asset types and market conditions. Roman's direct transactional involvement with both financings and investment sales offers clients an enhanced level of service and provides them with the guidance needed to implement and succeed in their acquisition, disposition, and financing objectives.

Saint Mary's College
Bachelor of Arts, Business Management

Brian J. Bollinger - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6215

Brian has been with Palmer Capital Inc. for over 17 years and has been involved in commercial real estate transactions with both private and institutional investors in markets throughout the Western United States. Brian has direct transactional involvement with clients with an enhanced level of service that has provided them with the information needed to implement and succeed in their acquisition, disposition and financing objectives.

Loyola Marymount University
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (Emphasis in Management and Marketing)

Devin M. Combs - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6224

Devin consults with clients regarding capital market strategic evaluations of acquisition, disposition, and capital stack structuring decisions for various opportunities and clients' portfolio positions. Devin brings a background as a Financial Analyst for a multi-billion dollar corporation, where he focused heavily on subsidiary acquisition decisions, as well as experience in commercial real estate in Northern Nevada where he also earned an MBA at the University of Nevada, Reno. Devin utilizes his background and skill set to provide analytically based contributions to clients' objectives.

University of Nevada, Reno
Bachelor of Science, Economics

University of Nevada, Reno
Master of Business Administration

Andrew G. Gibson - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6228

Andrew provides clients with guidance to meet their strategic objectives, specifically through acquisition and disposition opportunities, and efficient capital structures. Andrew brings a unique background with six years of active duty military experience as a Captain and Contracting Officer in the United States Air Force and an MBA degree. As a contracting officer Andrew managed a contract portfolio of over $150M and a team of over 20 people.

United States Air Force Academy
Bachelor of Science, Social Sciences

University of North Carolina
Master of Business Administration (Corporate Finance)

Mike D. Laduzinsky - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6226

Mike is focused on helping clients meet their investment objectives by advising them on various acquisition, disposition, and structured debt strategies. Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Mike worked as a commercial real estate loan underwriter and portfolio manager. Mike prioritizes his clients' goals by implementing comprehensive strategies tailored to fit their investment needs.

University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Science, Managerial Economics

Jeff C. Lincoln - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6222

Jeff works with the firm's institutional and private clients to help facilitate the acquisition and disposition of office, retail, and Industrial properties in the west. He has 14 years of prior real estate finance experience, and applies his unique skill set to effectively provide accurate guidance for clients on their financing and equity requirements. In addition, Jeff actively contributes in all aspects of the firm's marketing process, including due diligence, creating marketing materials, completing financial models, managing marketing efforts, and escrows. Jeff also previously played four years of professional baseball in the Minnesota Twins organization.

National University
Business Administration

Calvin Marr - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6216

Calvin has more than 12 years of capital markets and commercial real estate transaction experience with Palmer Capital, Inc. Calvin manages institutional, foreign, and private client relationships for the firm. Calvin advises clients on strategies to expand their business through acquisitions, introductions to new sources of capital, and guidance on current investment and financing market conditions. Calvin also has over 25 years experience in corporate finance and capital markets with Levi Strauss & Co., The Money Store and Wachovia with international assignments in Brussels, Belgium and Sao Paulo, Brazil.

University of California, Berkeley
Masters of Business Administration, Finance

University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics

Michael S. McCleary - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6234

Michael advises clients on how to achieve their strategic acquisition and disposition goals while also providing them access to the debt and equity resources needed to most efficiently execute their investment objectives. He is able to leverage his capital markets and decade long data analytics experience to maximize value for both his clients and Palmer Capital.

California State University, Sacramento
Bachelor of Arts

Mark A. Palmer - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6205

Mark has over 15 years of commercial real estate experience with a concentration on the capital markets. Mark presents clients with acquisition opportunities while advising clients to strategic disposition and financing decisions within his relationship's portfolios.

Boston College - Carroll School of Management
Bachelor of Science, Marketing

William S. Palmer - President & CEO - (916) 462-6201

As the President and CEO of Palmer Capital Inc., Bill leads an elite team of professionals that focus on the acquisition, disposition and financing of commercial real estate investment opportunities throughout the western United States. Bill works directly on every transaction executed by Palmer Capital Inc., representing a diverse client base of institutional and private investors.

Prior to founding Palmer Capital Inc. in 2005, Bill was a Managing Director in the Capital Markets Division of CB Richard Ellis. He spent 18 years at the firm and was consistently honored as CB Richard Ellis' Top Broker Worldwide. He has been recognized by Commercial Property News and several other publications as one of the nation's most highly regarded investment professionals. Bill's prior experience also includes 13-years with Piper Jaffray & Co in Minneapolis, where he worked in their Investment Banking Group.

University of St. Thomas
Bachelor of Arts

Richard E. Ryan - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6212

Rick has more than 15 years of capital markets and transaction experience with Palmer Capital Inc. He manages both institutional and private client relationships for the firm, and leads all aspects of the marketing process from the sourcing of disposition or financing opportunities to the successful close of escrow. He further adds value for clients by providing them with consultative direction on the most favorable capital structures, exposure to the greatest number of qualified acquisition opportunities for their requirements, and guidance on current investment and financing market conditions.

Pennsylvania State University
Masters of Manufacturing Management

University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor of Science, Molecular Biology

John B. Sedar - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6209

John is a contributing factor to the firm's growth since 1994 by providing clients with guidance on achieving their overall strategic financing, disposition and acquisition objectives. His extensive knowledge of the debt and equity markets, as well as in-depth relationships with clients have been major contributors to the success of Palmer Capital Inc.

University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Science, Political Science

Wesley G. Staples - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6213

Wes advises clients regarding various acquisition opportunities and strategic dispositions within his relationships' portfolios. Prior to Palmer Capital Inc., Wes financially managed and oversaw a portfolio of over one and half million square feet of retail, industrial, and commercial properties for a prominent developer and manager in the West. Additionally, he completed financial underwritings for acquisitions and dispositions. Wes utilizes his background and perspective from the principal side to enable him to ensure clients meet their investment objectives.

California State University, Sacramento
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration - Finance

Ryan D. Thompson - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6207

Ryan is responsible for all aspects of investment sales and capital market real estate transactions including underwriting, structuring, sourcing, and negotiating at all levels of the investment and capital stack. He advises both institutional and private owners in executing capital market transactions throughout the Western United States. Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Ryan worked at State Street in Boston. While at State Street, he worked for State Street Global Markets in Institutional Equity Investments and Foreign Exchange. His experience with capital markets provides clients with excellent analysis and strategy advisement.

Boston College
Master of Business Administration, Finance

Boston College, Carroll School of Management
Bachelor of Science, Finance and Marketing

Clayton E. Wood - Investment Partner - (916) 462-6232

Clayton cultivates relationships with the company's clients and advises them on how to achieve their overall strategic acquisition and disposition objectives, while also providing access to the capital resources needed to meet their real estate goals. Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Clayton began his career working for a premier Southern California mortgage bank and acquired eight years of international business development experience in Eastern Europe. There, Clayton consulted for many multi-national corporations and was a managing partner of a franchising company.

Chapman University
Bachelor of Arts, Communications