President, Avanath Development
Mr. Sakumoto leads Avanath’s development initiatives, including affordable, workforce and value-oriented apartment communities in markets throughout the country. Prior to joining Avanath, Jun Sakumoto was a Director of Centerline Capital Group and co-head of the Equity Group. He was responsible for directing the investment activities of Centerline Urban Capital I, LLC, an institutional real estate investment fund formed with the California Public Employees' Retirement System. Centerline Urban Capital invested mezzanine and equity capital, targeting multifamily properties in urban infill markets. Mr. Sakumoto also was Vice President with Capri Capital Advisors, LLC, a $2.7 billion real estate advisory firm investing real estate equity and debt-related products on behalf of pension funds and institutional investors. Mr. Sakumoto holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Sakumoto is a member of the Affordable and Workforce Housing Council of the Urban Land Institute and serves on the Board of Directors of the Southern California Chapter of the National Association of Securities Professionals.