Compass DANBE Real Estate Partners
As a seasoned investment management professional with over 20 years experience in real estate operations and private equity investing, Mr. Guilford’s primary responsibilities are the identification and assessment of new opportunities. In addition to real estate acquisitions, he leads an internal team of professionals in the development and execution of each asset level strategic plan, while maintaining institutional level reporting standards on behalf of Danbe’s investor clients.
Before co-founding Danbe Partners, Mr. Guilford was CEO of New Faze Development, a leading management firm of commercial and residential developments in Northern California. Prior to that, he held a senior level asset management and finance position with Strand Capital, a private equity real estate investment firm. In addition to providing financial underwriting for all new acquisitions, Mr. Guilford was responsible for the asset management of a $100 million equity fund with a market value in excess of $1 billion. Mr. Guilford also spent a number of years in the real estate private equity industry working within the acquisition and asset management departments for firms such as Colony Capital, Green Park Group / Warburg Pincus & MetLife Real Estate. Mr. Guilford is an active member in philanthropic organizations within his community, and a participant in the Rotary Club of Manhattan Beach, and the Bob Hope LAX-USO. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The Anderson School at UCLA.
Compass Danbe Real Estate Partners
With over 12 years experience in program and project management, corporate operations, and real estate development, Mr. Bachli’s diverse background is a perfect fit for Danbe’s growth strategy. Mr. Bachli’s primary focus is on sourcing new real estate projects that offer opportunities for repositioning and development across the Western US, and executing their on-site business plans.
Prior to Danbe, Mr. Bachli was Senior VP at Bond Companies, a leading national real estate development firm where he played a significant role in the development, lease-up, and sale of Sunset & Vine, the firm’s $160 million West Coast flagship mixed-use residential and retail development. Prior to that, Mr. Bachli held senior engineering and management roles at W.R. Grace & Company’s Construction Products Division where he was the recipient of the Corporate Vision Award. In addition, he provided engineering consulting services to building owners and operators on projects including Disney Concert Hall and the Los Angeles City Hall. Mr. Bachli is a frequent speaker at UCLA Real Estate and California Redevelopment Association events. He is also a fundraiser for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Mr. Bachli holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Yale University, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The Anderson School at UCLA.