PRINCIPALS

David Robertson – CEO & Chief Investment Officer

David Robertson has over 20 years of real estate experience and has completed more than $15 billion of acquisitions, dispositions, redevelopments, joint ventures, and debt financings during his career. Prior to FrontRange, he was Co-President, Chief Investment Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Apartment Investment and Management Company, a publicly traded multifamily REIT (AIMCO, NYSE: AIV) with more than $10 billion of assets. Mr. Robertson earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.

Lance Graber – Managing Principal, Investments

Lance Graber has 30 years of real estate experience and has completed more than $18 billion of transactions during his career. At FrontRange, he focuses primarily on originating and managing investments in real estate operating platforms and their related assets. Prior to FrontRange, he was Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Transactions and Asset Management at AIMCO. Mr. Graber earned a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Christopher Davis – Principal, Investments

Christopher Davis joined FrontRange from The Picerne Group, a private real estate investment firm where he served as a Regional President and Managing Director. Prior to joining The Picerne Group in 2009, he was a Senior Vice President with Fairfield Residential. Mr. Davis has over 17 years of real estate experience covering acquisitions, developments, redevelopments, dispositions, joint ventures, and distressed debt. Mr. Davis earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Middlebury College.

Scott Berry, CFA – Principal, Investments

Scott Berry joined FrontRange from Archstone, one of the largest investors, developers, and operators of apartment communities globally with more than 60,000 units located throughout the United States and Germany. While at Archstone, Mr. Berry served as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis from 2007 to 2013. Prior to Archstone, he was a Financial Analyst with Budget Truck Rental. Mr. Berry earned a Bachelor of Science degree in both Finance and Accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder and is a CFA charterholder.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Louie Cohen – Senior Vice President, Legal & Chief Compliance Officer

Louie Cohen joined FrontRange from Republic Financial Corporation, a private investment firm with a diverse portfolio of real property assets and operating companies, where he served as General Counsel. Prior to joining Republic in 2007, Mr. Cohen was an attorney in the Commercial Law and Securities Group in the Denver, Colorado office of Holme Roberts & Owen LLP (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP), where he focused on corporate and financial transactions. Mr. Cohen earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Northwestern University.

Becky Lumly – Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Becky Lumly joined FrontRange from Hyatt Hotels (NYSE: H) where she served as Vice President of Finance for the Lifestyle Hotel Division.  Hyatt acquired Two Roads Hospitality in late 2018, where Mrs. Lumly served as Senior Vice President of Finance, responsible for leading the property finance and accounting function for 73 hotel, residential and resort properties across North America.  Prior to joining Two Roads, Mrs. Lumly served in a variety of accounting and development roles at Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN) from 2002 to 2010.  She spent three years in the audit practice at Arthur Andersen and KPMG and earned her CPA license in Colorado in 2005.  Mrs. Lumly earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Accountancy from the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.

Brian Roland – Senior Vice President, Capital Markets

Brian Roland joined FrontRange from Resource Land Holdings, a private equity firm that invests in natural resource producing real estate across the United States and Canada, where he served as Vice President, Investments. Prior to joining Resource Land Holdings, Mr. Roland was an Asset Management Associate with M3 Capital Partners (formerly Macquarie Bank) from 2012 to 2015 and was an Associate in Private Equity/Investment Banking with the group from 2004 to 2010. Mr. Roland earned a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Emily Bernard – Vice President, Controller

Emily Bernard joined FrontRange from KSL Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in travel and leisure businesses, where she was a Fund Accounting Senior Manager. Prior to joining KSL, Mrs. Bernard was with Braddock Financial from 2011 to 2016. Before joining Braddock, Mrs. Bernard began her career with ALPs Fund Services (now SS&C ALPS) on their alternative investments fund accounting team. Mrs. Bernard earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Scott McEachron – Vice President, Legal & Compliance

Scott McEachron joined FrontRange from Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP, where he was an attorney focused on mergers & acquisitions and debt finance. Before joining Brownstein in 2016, Mr. McEachron was an attorney with Republic Financial Corporation, a private investment firm with a diverse portfolio of real property assets and operating companies, where he served as Corporate Counsel. Mr. McEachron earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He graduated Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Neal Papajcik, CPA – Senior Associate 

Neal Papajcik joined FrontRange from Ernst & Young, where he was a Senior Consultant in the Financial Services Office Risk Advisory Group. Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Mr. Papajcik was a Senior Auditor for CME Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CME) from 2008 to 2013. Mr. Papajcik graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Real Estate from Marquette University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Sam Benavram, CFA – Associate

Sam Benavram joined FrontRange from Resource Land Holdings, where he served as an Investment Analyst from 2016 to 2018.  Prior to this, Mr. Benavram earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Certificate in Real Estate from the University of Colorado at Boulder and is a CFA charterholder.

Oliver Zunder – Analyst

Oliver Zunder joined FrontRange following his graduation from Cornell University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration with a concentration in Finance and Real Estate.

Leah Mumford – Corporate Paralegal

Leah Mumford joined FrontRange from the Denver, Colorado office of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP, where she was a Real Estate Paralegal.  Prior to joining Brownstein in 2016, Ms. Mumford was a Senior Transaction Paralegal at Republic Financial Corporation, a private investment firm with a diverse portfolio of real property assets and operating companies. Ms. Mumford earned a Bachelor of Arts from Fort Lewis College and holds a Paralegal Certificate.

Nicole Riggio – Director, Operations

Nicole Riggio joined FrontRange from Cadian Capital Management, a New York City-based long/short equity hedge fund focused on investments in the Technology, Media, and Telecom space. Ms. Riggio was responsible for managing the operational, administrative, and logistical needs of the firm from its inception in 2007 through 2018. Ms. Riggio earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida.

Lilly Ellegood – Operations Associate

Lilly Ellegood joined FrontRange following her graduation from Montana State University where she earned a Master of Public Administration. She earned her Bachelor of International Affairs with a concentration in Public Administration from Florida State University.

Nina Noon, CPA – Associate, Capital Markets

Nina Noon joined FrontRange from Ernst & Young, where she was a Staff Accountant in the Assurance Practice. Ms. Noon earned a Master in Professional Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Alli Harwood – Analyst, Capital Markets

Alli Harwood joined FrontRange following her graduation from the University of Colorado at Boulder where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Management.

Blake Anderson, CPA – Director, Financial Reporting

Blake Anderson joined FrontRange from Saban Capital Group, where he served as Accounting Manager for the real estate group. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the Risk Assurance practice. Mr. Anderson earned Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in Accounting and Finance from the University of Iowa, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Joe Marucci – Accounting Manager

Joe Marucci joined FrontRange following his graduation from the University of Colorado Denver where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Accounting. Prior to joining FrontRange, Mr. Marucci worked as a Research/Teaching Assistant with Professor Yosef Bonaparte, and also served as President of the Portfolio Management Group that manages the University’s endowment.

Gage Alleman – Senior Accountant

Gage joined FrontRange from Gen II Fund Services, LLC, where he served as a Senior Fund Accountant responsible for supporting several private equity clients in the preparation of financial statements and investor reporting. Prior to joining Gen II, Mr. Alleman was an Audit Associate at BKD CPAs & Advisors in Denver. Mr. Alleman earned a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Cleveland State University.

Hope Swain, CPA  – Staff Accountant

Hope Swain joined FrontRange from Protiviti, where she was an Information Technology Audit Consultant. Ms. Swain earned a Master of Science in Management Information Systems and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

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