Our Team

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Douglas Chase
Principal Advisor
Douglas Chase
Principal Advisor

Doug has been involved in the net lease sector for his entire commercial real estate career. After practicing as a real estate attorney at Cadwalader, he joined Capital Lease Funding, LLC, a private equity firm specializing in securitized, maximum leverage, credit tenant lease financing. During this time, he developed expertise in negotiating net leases, valuing net leased properties, mitigating credit and property-level risk, evaluating tenant credit and analyzing real estate fundamentals. From 2004 through 2018, Doug held senior-level acquisitions jobs at two public REITs, CapLease, Inc. and VEREIT, Inc., and most recently at a private REIT, Broadstone Net Lease. Over the past 20 years, Doug has financed and/or acquired over $1 billion in net leased properties. Doug holds an undergraduate degree from Yale University (B.A., 1991) and a law degree from Georgetown University.