JOHN HARTMAN

CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

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JOHN HARTMAN

CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

John Hartman has served as Caliber’s CIO since September 2021. As CIO, John is responsible for all of Caliber’s private funds, private syndications, and public products such as REIT’s and DST’s. John joined Caliber in December of 2020 as a consultant and was then hired to fill the role of Executive Vice President and CIO. From January 2020 until joining Caliber he was a Managing Director and equity partner of Republic Capital Partners, a commercial real estate merchant bank, where he oversaw the investor marketing and capital formation activities, including deal sourcing and negotiation. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Gadsden Properties, a publicly traded real estate company from June 2016 to January 2020. Prior to joining Gadsden, John was CEO of Landwin Realty Trust, a REIT created out of the merger of several private equity real estate funds from February 2014 to June 2016.

John also served as a Managing Director of Astrum Investment Management; a $50 million private equity real estate fund focused on C-credit middle-market industrial sale/leasebacks from August 2011 to February 2014. Earlier in his career, John held the position of Chief Financial Officer for Global Facilities Development, a national commercial real estate development and site selection company, focused on historical rehabilitations for high-tech reuse, primarily data centers, between 2009 and 2011. He has also served as President and CEO of Silverado Financial (SLVO), a publicly traded real estate finance company. John has held leadership roles at private and public real estate firms including institutionally backed private equity real estate funds, where he managed capital formation, due diligence, underwriting, and acquisitions. John has acquired/developed over $2B in commercial real estate. John holds a bachelor’s degree from San Jose State University and an MBA from California Coast University. John is a licensed real estate broker in Arizona.

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