At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Los Angeles based CFO’ operating in the Real Estate space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of H.I.G. Capital
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About H.I.G. Capital: H.I.G. Capital is a global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with $42 billion of equity capital under management.
CFO/COO of Staircase
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About BBQ Holdings, Staircase: Staircase is an API marketplace for residential mortgage.
Chief Financial Officer of Macerich
Tom O’Hern is Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Macerich. Mr. O’Hern’s overall responsibilities include accounting, financial and tax reporting, investor relations, raising capital through debt and equity markets and information technology systems. Prior to joining Macerich, Mr. O’Hern was the Chief Financial Officer at various real estate development companies. Mr. O’Hern was a certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1978 through 1984. Mr. O’Hern is a member of the board of directors, the audit committee chairman, a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee and was formerly a member of the compensation committee of Douglas Emmett, Inc. a public real estate investment trust, and is a board member of several other non-profit philanthropic and academic organizations.
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About Macerich: Macerich is an independent real estate investment trust headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
Co-Founder & CFO of Metropolis
Travis Kell is an entrepreneur, investor and former financial services professional. He is the Co-Founder, COO and CFO of Metropolis Technologies, Inc. Prior to founding Metropolis, Travis was in the financial services industry in New York with a focus on private investments. Most recently, he was a senior business development professional at Winton Group. Winton is a $30 billion computer-driven global investment management and data science company. Previously, Travis was a Director at BlackRock Alternative Advisors where he led the New York-based Product Strategy team responsible for $5 billion of client assets invested across a range of hedge fund strategies. His primary focus was to develop and structure customized portfolio solutions with sophisticated investors across the U.S. and Canada. During his tenure with BlackRock, Travis was involved in negotiating and structuring several portfolios of hedge funds and opportunistic co-investments totaling $3 billion. His career began as an Analyst in 2006 at Quellos Group in Seattle. Quellos was a boutique alternative investment management firm that was acquired by BlackRock in 2007 to create the firm’s $25 billion global hedge fund solutions platform.
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About Metropolis: Metropolis is an AI and computer vision start-up built to modernize parking and empower the future of mobility.
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of KB Home
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About KB Home: KB Home is one of the largest and most recognized homebuilding companies in the United States.
CFO & Founder of Brickex
A serial entrepreneur and investor, Bas spent 15 years working in Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, and Strategic Change with Deloitte and PwC. Bas grew his latest venture from 0 to $80M in revenue in 4 years.
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About Brickex: BrickEX will be a full functional blockchain powered digital asset exchange for real estate.
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Safari Property
Susan Weyl is currently the Dean of the Pacific Trading Academy and CEO of the Ultimate Mentorship Inc., a marketing and consulting company. She received a BA degree from Humboldt State University in Interdisciplinary Studies and continued there for graduate work in Linguistics and English. While there she was elected Student Body Vice President, served as Secretary to the Humboldt State University Foundation, a granting institution overseeing giving of more than $10,000,000 annually, and was honored as the University Woman of the year in 1981. Since completing her studies she has successfully held positions with various companies and organizations. A highlight of these includes: The Mont Pleasant Boys Club (where she received a Mayoral Citation for her work) Hughes Document Production Services Raytheon Xerox Hoopa Indian Welfare Nag Inc., Engineering Systems She has distinguished herself in other areas as well, serving as: Vice President of Temple Beth El, Volunteer Coordinator for Project Touch Currently she is a Los Angeles Ambassador for the Hero Initiative, a national nonprofit organization.
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About Pacific Trading Academy, Safari Property, The Mediation Resource Center, The Ultimate Mentorship: Safari Property, Inc. is a California corporation organized for the purpose of acquiring multi-unit residential properties.