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Brian Garrigan Principal

brian2_P1070417Brian has more than 17 years experience in the commercial real estate business including acquisitions, development, brokerage, leasing and joint ventures for both single-tenant and multi-tenant retail. Prior to co-founding Patriot Equity Partners, Mr. Garrigan was Senior Vice President, Single-Tenant Retail Acquisitions, at Cole Real Estate Investments. In this role, Mr. Garrigan was responsible for leading Cole’s Single Tenant Retail Acquisitions team throughout the United States, which resulted in more than $3 Billion in closings during his tenure. Mr. Garrigan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Loyola Marymount University and earned a Masters of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California.

Chad Adams Principal

Patriot equity partnersChad has more than 15 years of experience in the commercial real estate business including acquisitions, financing, capital raising and portfolio management. Mr. Adams has completed approximately $2 billion in transactions in his career encompassing retail, office and industrial properties. Prior to co-founding Patriot Equity Partners, Chad was the top producer on Cole Real Estate Investment’s industry leading single tenant retail team and bought nearly 400 retail properties in his 4 years at Cole. Mr. Adams received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics from Princeton University and served as a two time captain of Princeton’s soccer team. Chad is married to Hollie and has five kids.

Dan Almquist Principal

Patriot equity partnersThroughout his commercial real estate career, Dan Almquist has developed numerous successful and innovative commercial projects. Patriot currently works with numerous national credit tenants and has established itself as an industry leader. Almquist is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Urban Land Institute. He currently serves on the board of ChildSHARE, which helps find foster and adoptive homes for foster youth. He received a BA in Economics from the University of California San Diego and Master’s degrees in business administration and real estate development from the University of Southern California.

Robert Jonas Principal

Patriot equity partnersRobert M. Jonas is a member of the California State Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the South Bay Bar Association, and has handled real estate transactions for many large and publicly traded companies via his well-respected law practice. In addition to a successful legal career that spans more than 40 years, Jonas has owned and developed more than 500,000 SF of commercial real estate. Jonas has given back to the community in a variety of ways, including acting as the president of the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce, supporting the Boy Scouts of America and the YMCA, and serving on the boards for the Cancer Foundation at South Bay Hospitals and the World Championship Team Penning Finals.

Tim Schenk Senior Vice President

Patriot equity partnersTim has more than 14 years of commercial real estate and finance experience. Prior to joining Patriot Equity Partners he was Vice President of Acquisitions at VEREIT, one of the country’s largest publicly traded net-lease REITs and investment manager of Cole Capital. Mr. Schenk was Dealmaker of the Year in 2015 and has been involved in the acquisition and disposition of $1.6 Billion of net-lease properties during his career. Mr. Schenk received his BBA in Finance from The University of Oklahoma, Price College of Business. He is married to Kristin and the proud father of three children, residing in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


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