Thomas R. Hester, Senior Vice President, joined Courtland Partners, Ltd. in January 2016. Mr. Hester is a senior executive in commercial real estate with 30 years of institutional real estate and capital markets experience. Mr. Hester was the Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting and the Chief Compliance Officer at Mesa West Capital from 2009-2015, and previously held Principal positions at The McMahan Group and Westwood Consulting Group, and was a Senior Manager at Kenneth Leventhal & Company/Ernst & Young. Mr. Hester has served public and private investment vehicles and managers, defined benefit and public pension plans, REIT’s, real estate operating companies and developers, and financial institutions. Mr. Hester has significant experience in finance and accounting, reporting, fiduciary services, strategic planning, capital structuring, regulatory compliance, and valuation and feasibility services.
Mr. Hester holds a B.S. in Business from San Diego University, and attended the University of California, Los Angeles, John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management.