JESSE BIEGEL is a Principal based in the Los Angeles office, where he oversees the firm’s acquisition, development, and repositioning efforts in California. Previously, Jesse was a Founder and Principal of White Oak Capital, a privately-held, Miami-based real estate investment company focused on opportunistic, value-add, and core-plus opportunities. Prior to founding White Oak, Jesse served as Vice President in the Miami office of Fifteen Group where he was responsible for sourcing, underwriting, execution, and asset management of real estate investments and development projects. Before joining Fifteen Group, Jesse worked in both Acquisitions and Loan Asset Management at LNR Partners, the leading special servicer of commercial real estate mortgages. Jesse focused on underwriting distressed and performing CRE loans as well as strategy and analysis in connection with distressed debt workouts. Prior to joining LNR, Jesse worked in the Investment Banking Division of Bear Stearns in their New York office where he focused on valuation and financial analysis in support of the firm’s M&A advisory platform in the Real Estate, Gaming, Lodging, Retail, and Healthcare industry groups. Jesse holds a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics with concentrations in Finance and Legal Studies from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated magna cum laude.