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D. Scott Lee

Managing Partner

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D. Scott Lee

Managing Partner

Is a commercial real estate and finance professional with 35 years of experience in lending, work outs, capital markets, development, joint ventures, acquisitions, consulting, asset management, bankruptcy process management and litigation support. His experience and time in the industry have allowed him to develop an extensive and deep network of clients, lenders and equity providers.

Mr. Lee began his career in 1984 working for Chase Manhattan Bank’s Real Estate Lending Group and spent the next 16 years at Chase, Bank of Montreal, and Bank of America. In 2002, Mr. Lee transitioned to the principal/equity side of the business. He was ultimately recruited by GE Capital to open the Los Angeles Joint Venture Equity office where he originated $250 million in GE investment in Joint Ventures ($1 billion in acquisitions).

In 2009 Mr. Lee formed LT Ventures to provide:

  • Distressed debt and bankruptcy advisory
  • TIC re-organization advisory
  • Interim operations management, investment review, and brokerage services

Mr. Lee currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Holy Family School in South Pasadena, and is a member of Urban Land Institute, National Multifamily Housing Council, ICSC, IRETO, and RELA. He received his BS in Marketing and Accounting from Oklahoma State University.

Organizations I’m Affiliated with : 

  • Urban Land Institute
  • ICSC
  • National Multifamily Housing Council

Books I’m Reading:

  • Jake Tappan, “The Devil May Dance”

Charities I Support: 

  • LA Metropolitan YMCA
  • KPCC (Public Radio)
  • Homeboy Industries
  • Para Los Ninos
  • St. Vincent de Paul