Experienced Multifamily Executive Joins Paladin Realty’s Growing U.S. Apartment Platform

Los Angeles, CA, March 4, 2018 – Paladin Realty Partners LLC, a leading real estate fund manager, investor-operator and developer focused on workforce housing investments across the Americas, announced today that Nickolas Gates, an experienced multifamily executive, has joined the firm as Vice President. Based in the firm’s Los Angeles office, Mr. Gates will focus on acquisitions and asset management for the firm’s U.S. apartment portfolio.

Mr. Gates has a decade of experience managing value-added apartment investments across the U.S. He previously served as Director of Asset Management for FPA Multifamily, a vertically integrated institutional real estate investment firm focused on value-add and core-plus multifamily investments, where he managed value-added business plans for a portfolio totaling 11,000 units. Mr. Gates graduated from Chapman University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting.

Fred Gortner, co-founder of Paladin Realty and head of U.S. strategy commented: “we’re very pleased to have Nick join the firm. I’ve known Nick for many years, and he brings extensive institutional-grade value-added asset management experience to Paladin.  He will play an instrumental role in the continued growth of our U.S. apartment platform going forward.”

Since 1995, Paladin Realty has acquired over 110 apartment properties across the U.S. totaling approximately 22,000 rental units and $1.3 billion of total cost, pursuing value-added and core-plus investment strategies.

About Paladin Realty

 Founded in 1995, Paladin Realty Partners, LLC is a U.S. SEC Registered Investment Advisor headquartered in Los Angeles. The firm is a real estate fund manager, developer and investor-operator on behalf of institutional, family office and high net worth investors, focusing on workforce housing and other property types across the Americas. The firm has invested in $8 billion of real estate spanning over 400 assets in eight countries, including over 20,000 rental apartment units across the U.S. and 40,000 for-sale housing units in Latin America.

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