Hamilton Real Estate Capital (together with its affiliates, “Hamilton”) is a real-estate oriented value investor. We seek to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns by acquiring stable, cashflowing properties below replacement cost. We focus primarily on medium to large apartment complexes with rents that are affordable to moderate income tenants.
Since our inception in 2005, Hamilton has acquired over $500 million of commercial real estate assets. Hamilton’s investors include some of the world’s largest alternative investment managers, real estate funds, family offices and high net worth individuals.
Mr. Kaplan is responsible for business development, corporate strategy, and investment decisions. Mr. Kaplan entered the real estate market as a principal after a distinguished career of over 25 years in both real estate and non-bank financial services (also known as “specialty finance”). Since forming certain of Hamilton’s initial real estate entities in 2005, he has led the acquisition of over $500 million in commercial real estate assets, and has overseen the controlled growth of Thos. P. Kaplan & Co., Inc., a Hamilton affiliate, from a startup to its present position as a significant and respected real estate investment manager. Prior to forming Hamilton, Mr. Kaplan was an accomplished corporate executive and investment banker. He held C-suite management positions at two specialty finance companies, having served as CFO of a publicly traded REIT (Amex: HCM) and as EVP of a public real estate lender (NYSE: FMAX). Prior to becoming a corporate executive, he was the head of principal investments at RBS Greenwich Capital, and Director of Mortgage-Backed Securities Credit Trading at Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Kaplan graduated cum laude from Yale University with distinction in Economics.
As a principal of Hamilton, Mr. Glanz is responsible for operations, credit underwriting and deal sourcing. Prior to joining Hamilton, Mr. Glanz spent most of his career at Lehman Brothers where he held a variety of roles. Most recently, he was responsible for the liquidation of over one billion dollars in mortgage and real estate assets for the benefit of Lehman’s bankruptcy estate after the 2008 financial crisis. Prior to that responsibility, Mr. Glanz held roles in risk management and trading. His work has taken him all over the country and he has been responsible for the management and workout of numerous real estate assets. After leaving Lehman Brothers, he formed a boutique investment advisory practice focused on the multi-family sector. Mr. Glanz graduated with degrees in Computer Engineering from Columbia University and Finance from Northeastern University.