Beginning his career as a real estate and corporate attorney for one of the largest law firms in the country, Blake Wettengel, CEO of NB Private Capital, has overseen the acquisition, disposition, and financing of well over $1 billion of commercial, residential, and industrial real estate. Since NB Private Capital started in 2018, he has been responsible for the creation of the firm that is now recognized nationally as a leading real estate operating company that has acquired, managed, and/or developed well in excess of $1 billion in real estate investments with properties in 19 states.
Working as general counsel for a number of start-ups in emerging industries, Wettengel understands the processes and procedures of collaborating with different vendors and service providers, and is well acquainted with new and growing technology services and database platforms used by sponsors, broker-dealers, and the RIA industry. As an experienced real estate attorney and anticipating the upcoming 2020 elections ahead, he has a keen insight of the legal challenges and changing dynamics of the securities industry and is comfortable with navigating the complex systems and compliance issues that present themselves on an ongoing basis.
Most recently, he oversaw the implementation of the company’s successful launch of their new investor platform that is available 24/7 for firm clients. Additionally, Wettengel is in the process of implementing several innovations in both property management and marketing that are seeing exciting results.
Valuing the importance of business relationships, he has connections with multiple Fortune 500 companies, national financial institutions, private real estate developers, and investors of nearly every asset class and size, including family offices, insurance funds, start-up companies, mutual fund advisors, and hedge funds. He received his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and his Juris Doctorate from the UCLA School of Law.
In addition to his work with NB Private Capital, Wettengel is also a published writer who has written for The Silicon Review, and highly regarded public speaker. He also currently serves on the Educational Committee for ADISA and sees the value and benefit of the many sessions and panels that have been coordinated at these conferences to help experienced as well as new members gain a greater understanding of the industry.