Vice President, Capital Markets
Joe Maymo’s career as a financial services professional spans 19 years. He has worked in high-level executive roles as Regional Vice President at Nationwide and Transamerica Financial. His experience includes wholesaling variable annuities and mutual funds to the independent broker-dealer channel and wholesaling publicly non-traded REITS and Regulation D offerings. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Ohio State University and also holds his Series 7, 65 and 63 licenses.
Phone: 1 (614) 570-8546
Corporate Accounting Manager
Mark Antoun brings more than 10 years of experience in budgeting, accounting and operations to his position at NB Private Capital. Antoun manages the preparation and delivery of corporate annual reports, monthly investor distributions, daily accounting including accounts payable/receivables, cash management, and budget and forecast analysis. Before joining NB Private Capital, he worked in accounting and management positions for SmartStop Assets in Ladera Ranch. He received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Alexandria University in Egypt and has an MBA from Preston University in Alabama with an emphasis in marketing.
Phone: 1 (877) 827-NBPC, ext. 108
Cell: 1 (949) 540-9285
Ken Johnson is a financial risk manager who has worked on fixed income portfolio management, performance measurement and attribution, national accounting and wholesaling. As well as being a financial risk manager, he has worked as a non-traditional asset manager and a due diligence officer for an IBD. Johnson is certified by the Global Association of Risk Professionals and holds FINRA series 6, 7, 63, 66 and Research Analyst 86 and 87 licenses.
Phone: 1 (713) 805-1744
Senior Vice President of Finance
Before joining NB Private Capital, Jennifer Welker was Controller at Nelson Brothers Professional Real Estate for six years. Welker works closely with the executive team and brings an in-depth knowledge of NBPC’s books and records to NB Private Capital. Her experience includes working as Director of Finance at Buy.com, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC and, more recently, as Vice President of Accounting at The Picerne Group. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business with an emphasis in accounting from San Jose State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9342
Senior Vice President, Capital Markets
Jason Kjellson has worked in the securities and finance industries for 20 years. Working in both the United State and Canada, his experience covers sales, sales management and financial modeling and analysis. His passion for the last 12 years has been private real estate transactions, including at established Wall Street firms and startups with a broad array of product types. He earned a degree in finance and currently holds Series 7 and 63 registrations.
Phone: 1 (719) 237-3354
Vice President – Capital Markets
Brad Davidson supports all sales and marketing efforts for the regional directors and principals within the Capital Markets Division of NB Private Capital. He brings 13-plus years of experience in operationally intensive roles in commercial real estate banking to his role. His expertise includes sales, credit risk, structured finance and asset management. Davidson holds FINRA series 22 and 63 licenses.
Phone: 1 (949) 309-8035
Senior Vice President, Asset Management
Southern California native John T. Burns brings over 30 years of real estate experience to the company, specializing in the commercial retail sector. Before joining NB Private Capital, Burns was Vice President of Portfolio Strategy, a privately held retail owner/developer located in Orange County, California where he developed and executed business plans, adding value to the assets through strategic planning. He graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance.
Phone: 1 (949) 427-2705
Office Manager and Investor Relations
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9215
Manager of Investor Relations
Katherine Herron is Investor Relations Manager at NB Private Capital. Ms. Herron manages our investor portal (IMS) and was instrumental in its implementation. As part of her day to day responsibilities, she facilitates investments for the clients by working directly with registered representatives and qualified intermediaries. Throughout her career, Ms. Herron has managed major client and investor portfolios to ensure compliance and adherence to contractual obligations and has also worked in corporate procurement roles requiring contract and pricing negotiations. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, and is pursuing an MBA with a specialization in Real Estate from University of California Irvine.
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9253
Vice President of Finance
Phone: 1 (949) 397-9990
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9285
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9218
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9341
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9288
VP Asset Manager of Investments
Rachel Jackson researches market intel for acquisitions and asset management strategies. She also analyzes and manages the overall performance of the properties. In her position at a previous firm, Jackson coordinated all marketing and research for student housing properties. Jackson holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Santa Clara University and an MBA from Pepperdine University. She currently holds Series 22, 24 and 63 registrations.
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9289
VP of Acquisitions
In his 10-plus years of commercial real estate experience, Dustin Hatfield has become an expert in acquisitions and dispositions, investment sales, leasing, finance and property and asset management. Before joining NB Private Capital, he helped acquire and manage the assets of a student housing portfolio consisting of 17 properties with 13,000 beds. He received a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate Finance from the University of Southern California. He also completed the Light Construction & Development Management Certificate Program from the University of California, Irvine, and has held real estate licenses in ten states.
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9340
Cell Phone: (949) 235-1447
Vice President of Marketing
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9343
Cell Phone: (949)324-3854
Vice President of Investor Relations
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9179
Cell Phone: (949) 541-1475
Chief Investment Officer
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9251
Cell Phone: (949) 533-5008
Chief Operating Officer
Tanya Muro brings more than 20 years of experience in commercial real estate. She has closed more than $1.3 billion in real estate equity, beneficial and LLC/LP interests, land development and oil and gas transactions. At NBPC, Muro advises asset acquisition, due diligence, title and escrow, qualified intermediary services, compliance and human resource management. Her direct involvement in several NASD/FINRA/SEC audits has made her an expert in regulatory bodies and industry regulations.
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9163
Cell Phone: (949) 545-8370
Chief Executive Officer
Orange County native Blake Wettengel manages asset acquisition and due diligence, debt and equity financing, and construction and development for our sponsors. Wettengel began his career as an attorney before turning to real estate investment as Chief Operating Officer of Nelson Brothers Professional Real Estate. Under his leadership, the investment company acquired nearly $1 billion of real estate holdings and was ranked in the Inc. 500 as one of the fastest growing companies in the country. He earned a B.A. from Brigham Young University and a Juris Doctorate (JD) from the UCLA School of Law.
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9243
President & Founder
Brian Nelson has been instrumental in acquiring real estate projects valued at over $1 billion. His specialty is identifying and syndicating properties that historically have proved a distinct competitive advantage of maintaining value from business and macro-economic cycles. Nelson worked as a product marketing manager for VERITAS and Symantec Software (NASDAQ:SYMC) where he specialized in marketing strategy, business development, and product positioning. He has a B.A. from the University of Utah, an MBA from BYU and holds series 7 and 63 registrations.
Phone: 1 (949) 540-9107
Cell Phone: (949) 357-9322