WHAT WE DO

Ward Capital Management, LLC is a Real Estate Investment and Development firm Focused on Multifamily Residential, Retail, and Hotel Assets. Targeted deal sizes are $10,000,000 to $250,000,000 in the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Through its affiliates WCM can provide Equity and Mezzanine Financing in the amount of $1,000,000 to $10,000,000 dollars.

WHAT WE DO

Ward Capital Management, LLC is a Real Estate Investment and Development firm Focused on Multifamily Residential, Retail, and Hotel Assets. Targeted deal sizes are $10,000,000 to $250,000,000 in the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Through its affiliates WCM can provide Equity and Mezzanine Financing in the amount of $1,000,000 to $10,000,000 dollars.

HOW WE DO IT

Residential Mixed-Use Properties - Multifamily apartment buildings with ground floor retail or office use. These buildings are either walk ups or preferably elevators buildings. Well located, mixed use buildings which have predominately free market apartments (some rent stabilized apartments are acceptable for upside) since there is some legal risk with rent stabilized/rent controlled apartments.


Residential Properties - Multifamily apartment buildings with no ground floor retail or office use. Well located, predominately free market apartments (some rent stabilized apartments are acceptable for upside) since there is some legal risk with rent stabilized/rent controlled apartments.

This is a medium-to-high risk/medium-to-high return strategy. It will involve buying a property, improving it in some way, and selling it at an opportune time for a gain. Properties are considered value added when they exhibit management or operational problems, require physical improvement, and/or suffer from capital constraints. WCM targets a minimum return of high-teens return for our investors.

This is a high risk/high return strategy. The properties will require a high degree of enhancement. This strategy may also involve investments in development, raw land, and niche property sectors. Investments are tactical. WCM targets a minimum return of high teens return for our investors.

Although, WCM has made investments in multiple states, its current investment strategy is focused on two regional corridors:

Northeast: Massachusetts to District of Columbia

Southeast: North Carolina to Florida

Over the next 20 years, the American population is expected to have a significant population increase and regional shifts. A disproportionate percentage of the growth will move to these two corridors.

Concentration: New York, New Jersey, & Connecticut

WHO WE ARE

Mr. D'Wayne Prieto, Managing Principal of Ward Capital Management, LLC (WCM), has been working in Real Estate for the past 12 years as a principal investor and a real estate institutional advisor. Mr. Prieto worked at Wickapogue Realty Advisors: a real estate advisory, investment banking and asset management firm that caters to financial institutions with troubled assets. As the Vice-President of WRA, he has assisted in working out an excess of $200 million dollars of troubled assets. Prior to WRA, Mr. Prieto was the acquisition officer for Belfonti Capital Partners from 2001-2007. At Belfonti Capital Partners, LLC (BCP), an entrepreneurial firm, as an Acquisitions Officer. Mr. Prieto was involved in excess of $400 million dollars investment capital and exposed to various asset classes of real estate related transactions over a span of six years. He then worked at Blumenfeld Development Group in their Acquisitions and Development team with an emphasis on ground up retail development. In 2005, he started Ward Capital Management, his personal real estate investment and management firm focusing on multifamily assets in the tri-state area. Ward Capital Management owns, develops, and manages several multi-family assets in the tri-state area.


Mr. Prieto earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Cognitive Studies and Political Science at Vanderbilt University (May 2001). He also holds a Master's of Science degree in Real Estate Finance and Investments from New York University (August 2002). Mr. Prieto has further his business acumen by completing his Master's in Business Administration at the New York University Stern School of Business (August 2013).

Mr. Alicea is a Partner of Ward Capital Management, LLC; he leads the Architecture and Construction division of WCM. Prior to WAC, Mr. Alicea was the founding principal of A+H Architecture, P.C., an architectural and construction consulting firm for the private sector and the construction industry, which was established in 1994 and has been doing business since.


Mr. Alicea has been actively involved in the design and construction of major residential, office, commercial and recreational facilities for over seventeen years. As a designer and construction manager he has been involved in over 3,000,000 square feet of construction projects of diverse types. His experience as an award-winning architect with hands on construction experience has enabled him to provide effective representation of client policies and goals.

Eric Harris, leads WCM's advertising and marketing division, he is also, President and Partner of Sixth Floor Developers (6FD). Eric co-founded 6FD in January of 2004. As President of 6FD, Eric works to create his client's digital strategy, creative design, and application development, in addition to wireless and integrated marketing campaigns.


Since 6FD's inception, the company has launched campaigns that are fun and engaging through dynamic branded content and interactive storytelling. Eric is responsible for enhancing the growth and reach of companies using online branding strategies.


Eric led creative and design development for the digital platform of the award winning Pepsi "We Inspire" campaign. This interactive website and online community utilizes celebrity influence as they encourage women to share their sources of inspiration.


Among others, major 6FD clients include Sean John, Bryant Park Hotel, Overbrook Entertainment, Sony Vaio, NBA, Magic Johnson Workforce Solutions, Estee Lauder, Blue Flame Marketing, Brooklyn Circus, The Council of Urban Professionals and Neyo.


Eric continues to lead 6FD's new business efforts, which recently resulted in the company becoming an interactive agency partner with Overbrook Entertainment. Overbrook is a highly accredited film and production company whose owners include Will Smith, James Lassiter, and Ken Stovitz.


Prior to forming 6FD, Eric served as a director and investment banker at Merrill Lynch. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Boston and an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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2753 Broadway Suite 213, New York, NY10025

TELEPHONE

212-203-7868

EMAIL

DP@WARDCM.COM



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