As the President & CEO of Prado Group, Dan is responsible for the firm’s overall investment and development operation. Throughout his 30 years in the business, Dan has developed residential, retail, office and mixed-use properties and this is where his focus remains. He particularly enjoys the creation of great urban mixed-use environments.
Dan is a licensed attorney and a member of the State Bar of California, the Urban Development Mixed-Use Council of the Urban Land Institute, ICSC, and Lambda Alpha International. He is the Chairman of the Board of the Jim Joseph Foundation, a Director of SPUR, a Member of the UC Berkeley Fisher Center Policy Advisory Board, and a Founding Member of UC Berkeley’s Terner Center for Housing Innovation. Dan received his BA from UC Berkeley and his JD from UC Hastings College of Law.
As Principal and Co-Founder of Prado Group, Craig is responsible for acquisitions strategy and implementation. Under his leadership, Prado has acquired over 95 investment properties with a combined transaction volume in excess of $900 million. Craig has 24 years of experience in the real estate industry with a specific focus on acquisitions, dispositions, repositioning, and asset and property management of multifamily, mixed-use and retail properties.
Craig is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and a member of the Institute for Real Estate Management, California Apartment Association, and the San Francisco Apartment Association. Craig is on the Board of Directors at Alta Vista School and is a member of theExecutive Board for the Coalition for Better Housing. Craig received his BA from the University of California, Berkeley.
Michelle is the Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for Prado Group's overall finance and accounting activities. Prior to joining The Prado Group, Michelle was the Chief Financial Officer for 20 years for ROK Properties, Inc., where she oversaw residential and commercial property management as well as residential and commercial development. Michelle's experience includes large scale multifamily apartment projects including the 862 unit Bayside Village project in South Beach, San Francisco which she has managed for over 20 years.
Michelle is a licensed CPA and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the California Society of CPAs. Michelle received her BS in accounting from University of San Francisco.
Don is responsible for Prado Group's development activity. Since Don joined the Prado Group in 2009, the company has developed several award winning projects including 2001 Market Street/ 38 Dolores, 1266 Ninth Avenue and 2130 Post Street. Don has been involved in the development of approximately 3,000 residential units and mixed use projects in all construction types including wood frame, concrete, and steel. Don has extensive experience in design, entitlement, and construction management. Prior to joining The Prado Group, Don was the Vice President of Development for both The Irvine Company Apartment Communities (IAC) and Prometheus Real Estate Group.
Don has been a California licensed architect since 1991. He holds a BA in Architecture from the University of California Berkeley and is a member of SPUR and the Eastern Neighborhoods Citizens Advisory Committee.
Cindy is responsible for Prado’s business strategy development, marketing, and performance of property operations with the overall goal of driving growth and building the Prado Group. Before joining Prado Group, Cindy was the Vice President of Prometheus Real Estate Group, Inc. for 13 years, and was directly responsible for corporate branding, marketing program for the entire residential portfolio, and over 22 brand new lease-up communities totaling more than 4,100 new apartment units.
Cindy serves on the Harvard Business School Alumni Board and the University of California Berkeley Extensions Advisory Board. Cindy is a member of SPUR and the Urban Development Mixed-Use Council of the Urban Land Institute. Cindy holds a BS from UC Berkeley and is an alumna of Harvard Business School.
Kelly is responsible for Prado Group's property and asset management operations. Kelly has extensive experience operating and renovating San Francisco and Berkeley rent controlled properties. This includes the management and oversight of a residential portfolio of 65 San Francisco rent controlled buildings comprising 1200 units. In addition, Kelly project managed over $55 million of San Francisco apartment building rehabilitations. Prior to joining the Prado Group, Kelly was a District Manager at Citiapartments, where during her 7 year tenure, her responsibilities included; property management, construction/project management, acquisition due diligence, and marketing & leasing. She has a vast understanding of operating residential properties within the highly regulated San Francisco rent controlled market.
Kelly holds a BA from the University of California Santa Barbara. She holds a CCRM designation, and is a member of the California Apartment Association, San Francisco Apartment Association, and the Professional Property Managers Association.
Zach joined Prado in 2010 and is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, structuring, and executing acquisitions, dispositions, and recapitalizations. In addition, Zach assists with asset management and retail leasing. Prior to joining Prado Group, Zach worked on urban infill investments at Marcus & Millichap in New York where he was awarded MVP and #1 Investment Agent honors. Prior to Marcus & Millichap, Zach worked at Lehman Brothers.
Zach received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin with honors.
Lisa focuses on residential and mixed-used development and renovation projects in San Francisco and Marin. Prior to joining The Prado Group, Lisa was a Dispositions Associate and oversaw nearly a billion dollars in dispositions in the Transactions Group at AMB Property Corporation. Prior to AMB, Lisa was an Analyst in the Acquisitions Group at Lend Lease Real Estate Investments where she was responsible for real estate valuation, underwriting and due diligence for approximately $500 million in acquisitions.
Lisa holds a Masters Degree from UC Berkeley in City and Regional Planning with a concentration in Community Development. Lisa received her B.S. in political science from UC Berkeley and is a member of the ULI, SPUR and UC Berkeley Real Estate Club.
SENIOR ACQUISITIONS ASSOCIATE
Chris focuses on underwriting, structuring and executing multifamily and mixed-use acquisitions. Chris' experience includes investment underwriting, acquisitions, development management, asset management, and debt evaluation. Prior to joining Prado Group, Chris worked in senior construction lending at Bank OZK in San Francisco. Prior to Bank OZK, Chris worked at Hines in San Francisco.
Chris received his B.A. from the University of Michigan.