Gregory S. Nelson is Treasurer of Centra Partners LLC AMO® & Managing Director of Sentinel Capital, LLC, and is responsible for Asset & Investment Mgmt. Prior to current collaborations & working partnership with Centra Partners LLC & the formation of Sentinel Capital, LLC, Mr. Nelson founded Triad Real Estate Consulting Group, LLC in 1996. Triad had strong ties with Moody Rambin, but in order to expand his skills and scope of influence, he successfully worked through two judicial sales in 2010 with court appointed Receivers. He has completed more than $1.5 billion in acquisitions for wealthy investors and “opportunity funds”, which included: assets acquired for yield, (i.e., apartments, office buildings, retail centers, loans, foreclosed assets), recapitalization of partnerships, assignment, assumptions and defeasance of existing loans. Created a national property data base of REO listings being sold by Special Services and/or Brokers. Has performed underwriting for large multi-property investment syndications under IRS Section 1031 investments known as Tenant in Common for sponsors, oversaw initial investment analysis, present qualifying properties to client’s investment committee’s, negotiated purchase offers, purchase agreements, wrote financial section of offering memorandum, worked with security and exchange counsel, presented offerings to Broker Dealer networks. Provide asset management services, leasing analysis, marketing programs, implemented legal actions, reducing property operating costs by more than 16% overall, and property taxes an average of 23.47%, and on one large asset by 57.59% alone.
Prior to founding Triad, Mr. Nelson was a Senior Vice President with Moody Rambin Interests, Inc. He co-managed the Investor Services Group and was responsible for institutional investors, which included State Farm Ins., TIAA-CREF & CIGNA, among others. Prior to Moody Rambin, Mr. Nelson was a Vice President with Advantage Real Estate Services (a wholly owned subsidiary of the Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York (MONY). He was the initial member of a team that set up ARES, a property management company comprising 28 million s.f. of commercial properties. In addition, he served as the National Construction Manager with direct responsibility for over $100 million annually in capital projects throughout the United States.
Mr. Nelson has 36 yrs. of RE experience, Bachelors of Business & Finance, University of Houston 1982, background in managing multiple projects simultaneously & interfacing with outside consultants in stages of asset’s strategy, keeping asset on track in acquisition, disposition and development. Worked with clients on understanding market conditions, asset valuation & strategic asset planning. Analyzes note purchases, structured loan models, joint venture agreements to return expectations. A Licensed RE Broker in TX, past member of Nat’l Multi-Family Housing Council (NMHC), International Council of Shopping Center (ICSC) & a Trustee on the Fort Bend Economic Development Council. Nat’l Assoc. of Realtors & Houston Assoc. of Realtors.