Acquisitions

Jake Gentling

Managing Director, Acquisitions

Jake Gentling is Managing Director, Acquisitions at McDowell Properties. Mr. Gentling is responsible for acquisitions, joint venture equity partnerships, recapitalizations, financing, dispositions, and fund valuations. During his tenure at McDowell Properties, Mr. Gentling has acquired over $2.5B of real estate and debt.

Prior to joining McDowell Properties, he was an Acquisitions Analyst for Archstone-Smith where he worked on over $400MM in real estate transactions within their San Francisco office. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Gentling was with Carmel Partners, a private equity real estate firm and worked as a Project Manager in their acquisitions and development group.

Mr. Gentling has a BA in finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Gentling is an active member of the Belden Club, Urban Land Institute, and the Fisher Center for Real Estate at the University of California, Berkeley.

Education

University of Colorado at Boulder
BA Finance, minor in Real Estate

Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
MBA

Professional Affiliations

Belden Club
Fisher Center for Real Estate
Rebuild Together San Francisco
Urban Land Institute
Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center