Management Team

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LandCap is managed by a highly-skilled, entrepreneurial team with significant operating experience in land entitlement, redevelopment, adaptive reuse, as well as capital formation and investment analysis.

LandCap has an average of 30 years real estate development and investment experience. Click Here for LandCap's Organizational Chart.

Mr. Hinckley is a Founding Managing Partner and CEO of LandCap. He co-chairs the Investment Committee and is responsible for business development, which includes deal sourcing, capital formation, investor relations, and fund management. He has contributed greatly to the strategic vision and operational direction of the firm.

Prior to forming LandCap, Mr. Hinckley had 30 plus years experience in real estate investing and mortgage banking. During the first half of his career through 1996, he was in the mortgage banking business, both as an entrepreneur and as a corporate executive. In the mid-1990s, Mr. Hinckley formed his own company, CentreTrust Advisors / CTA Capital Partners, focused in real estate and housing sector related investments primarily investing with homebuilders.

In 2002, Mr. Hinckley sold and merged CTA with KeyBank Private Equity Group or KeyPEG, a private equity subsidiary of KeyCorp, a large commercial bank. As Senior Managing Director at KeyPEG, Mr. Hinckley was a member of the Investment Committee, oversaw and directed all investing, capital raising and asset management functions. Under his leadership, the firm made 60 investments, all focused in the housing sector throughout 12 states. These investments represented $400 million of equity and mezzanine capital with a total project value of $3 billion, delivering investors 20% plus returns.

Since departing KeyPEG in 2007, Mr. Hinckley has been an active investor, arranging both debt and equity capital for his principal transactions involving several housing and land investments. He joined with the other LandCap principals in 2011 to assist in strategic planning, capital raising, and investing activities. He is also Chairman of the Board of MorVest Capital, LLC, a boutique investment banking company focused on the mortgage banking sector.

Mr. Hinckley graduated from the University of San Diego in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Throughout his career, he has been involved in numerous national and local housing and financial services related trade organizations. Mr. Hinckley resides in Carlsbad, California.

Mr. Holbrook is a Founding Managing Partner, Chief Operating Officer, and Co-Chair of the Investment Committee. He oversees all LandCap operations, including management of finance, legal, and accounting functions. He is also directly involved in project feasibility, land acquisition, and project entitlement.

Mr. Holbrook has a nearly 30 years career in development and construction, working for a private development company and later starting his own development company with partner Doyle Barker. During their partnership, Mr. Holbrook directed the company’s growth from annual revenues of under $1 million to over $50 million, with projects that included commercial office buildings, senior community centers and a multitude of housing types ranging from single customs to large residential subdivisions. In partnership with Mr. Barker they entitled, developed, and built nearly 1,000 housing units. His expertise includes construction financing, contract administration, project budgeting, and fund control. Mr. Holbrook’s extensive experience also includes forward planning, capital development, and project identification.

Mr. Holbrook graduated from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. Within the development industry, he has served as an officer in the Riverside Chapter of the Building Industry Association and was a founding board member of the L.A.-Ventura Sales and Marketing Council. He resides in San Juan Capistrano, California.

Mr. Degler is a Founding Partner, Investment Committee member and a key contributor to LandCap’s strategic direction and its transaction sourcing.

Mr. Degler has worked in the trucking transportation business for four decades in Southern California. He began his career in 1973 with Dispatch Trucking Company. In the early 1980’s, Mr Degler acquired Dispatch from its founding owner and began an acquisition program that rolled up several large regional trucking firms. He eventually gained control of the commodity that Dispatch transported, further enhancing his company’s destiny. In 2006, Mr. Degler sold a large share of Dispatch Group, staying on as a principal managing partner and CEO.

In addition to his operating company buying acumen, Mr. Degler has been a successful investor in both large commercial and residential estate projects with Mr. Holbrook and Mr. Barker for over 20 years. He has been an opportunity-centered and patient risk taker. He currently resides in Newport Beach, California.

Mr. Barker is a key member of the management team and leads LandCap’s design, construction contract oversight and asset management areas.

Mr. Barker has worked more than 40 years in the construction and real estate development business. In his role as Managing Director of Asset Management with LandCap, he has direct responsibility for all construction projects from design, estimating and bidding, contract award and administration and construction oversight. In addition to his hands-on construction experience, Mr. Barker’s education and experience in architecture provide him with added expertise in the construction field. He has worked for major development companies and national homebuilders, eventually partnering with Jeff Holbrook for the last 30 years.

In the 1970’s, he joined a private development company as Vice President of Operations. He headed up design and construction of all company projects, which included shopping centers, professional/medical offices, banks, restaurants, food commissary facilities, a motel, bus maintenance facilities, along with an array of single and multi-family housing and apartment communities. Mr. Barker left that organization to form his own development company with Jeff Holbrook in 1982 and continued to develop commercial centers and residential communities throughout Southern California.

Mr. Barker attended California State University – Long Beach and completed his college education at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 1966 majoring in Environmental Design. He has been actively involved in the Building Industry Association and is a member of the National Association of Homebuilders.

Stacey Holbrook provides support, planning and documentation for LandCap’s projects. Project administration delivers not only key performance indicators but also a current overview of the project status, project progress, costs and budgets.

Stacey has worked in the building and construction industry for the past 15 years taking on the customer service for Jeffrey Homes, Inc. As customer service manager, she has overseen the warranty for all new construction as well as the ongoing warranty required by the industry for the 10 year warranty. This included working directly with homeowners, sub-contractors and all field personnel.

Stacey also worked for West Coast Development, Inc. as contract administrator. This included invitations to bid, project plans and gathering project proposals from sub-contractors. The proposals were summarized to determine value and then contracts awarded and written accordingly. She has extensive experience in administration software including QuickBooks, Microsoft Office and Pharaoh.

In addition, Stacey has also participated in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program for the City of Hemet. There, she oversaw the purchase, redevelopment and sale of homes in the HUD specialty program completing 23 homes that sold to low-middle income local families.

Stacey Holbrook now focuses her efforts on project management for the multi-unit apartments and commercial centers for LandCap Investment Partners, LLC. Stacey also carries a California B – General Building Contractor License.

Ben is an experienced corporate counselor, having advised and represented companies as varied as Fortune 100 multinationals to local tech start-ups. As outside General Counsel to LandCap Investment Partners, Ben oversees and handles all of the legal aspects of LandCap’s corporate, real estate, financing, and joint venture transactions.

Ben earned his bachelor’s degree from UC San Diego and his law degree from UCLA. After law school, Ben worked for two large international law firms and as the in-house General Counsel to a successful Southern California real estate development company.

Through The Weiss Group, LLP, a law firm co-founded with his father in 2011, Ben specializes in sophisticated corporate business transactions, including all aspects of commercial real estate transactions and development, corporate finance, securities, corporate formation and governance, and contracts.

David Dahl is LandCap’s Area Manager and Operating Partner in the Nevada region.

Mr. Dahl was admitted to the California State Bar in 1975. Since closing his law practice in 1976, he has devoted full time to real estate development, specializing in working with redevelopment agencies. Mr. Dahl was responsible for land acquisition, governmental approvals, equity syndication, and financing for 26 projects over the last 32 years.

These ventures or partnerships have included: Section 8 multi-family HUD developments with federally insured rents, market rate apartments, assisted care living facilities, residential condominium conversions, new construction of residential and commercial condominiums, hotel construction, renovations and operations, as well as single family home subdivision, construction and sales.

Most of the projects contained a level of government cooperation that required strict adherence to state, local, and federal housing program guidelines. Mr. Dahl oversaw in an executive capacity project activities related to:

 

  • Compliance with HUD regulations for advertising and public outreach for qualified tenants and homebuyers
  • Participation with local governments in the creation of systems to achieve and verify long term affordability housing assistance programs
  • Participation in California Housing Finance Agency First-Time Home Buyer programs, and
  • Acquiring and delivering over 200 loans totaling $12 million in loans.

 

During this period, Mr. Dahl also raised in excess of $350 million in debt and equity capital. The total purchase and development costs associated with these projects is in excess of $500 million. These projects include 646 apartment units, 600 condominium units and 189 single family homes.

Mr. Dahl received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in 1971 from California State University – Long Beach and a Juris Doctorate in 1975 from Western State University College of Law. He resides in Sparks, Nevada.

Jeff is an Asset Manager and Analyst for LandCap Investment Partners and is located in northern Nevada overseeing the portfolio of various properties owned by LCIP in the Reno / Sparks area.

Jeff worked in a project management position with a technology company in the Los Angeles, California area for 6 years. He joined LCIP in October 2016 and immediately moved to northern Nevada to assume his current position.

Jeff graduated with a BS in Business Administration from Cal Poly Pomona in 2009.