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ROBERT GUILFORD, PRINCIPAL AND CO-FOUNDER

As a seasoned real estate investment management professional, Robert plays a key role in seamlessly integrating Danbe's special servicing platform into the operations of each client-partner. Robert's primary responsibilities are to oversee Danbe's dedicated team of special servicing professionals, and to ensure the development and thorough execution of each investment disposition strategy.

Prior to the formation of Danbe Partners, Robert was the Chief Financial Officer of New Faze Development, a leading institutional manager of commercial and residential developments within the greater Northern California region. Robert was directly responsible for developing and implementing standards for underwriting, managing and reporting for real estate investments that were consistent with institutional investor requirements. Upon the completion of a firm wide organizational transformation, Robert was successful in marketing, negotiating and closing an institutional equity investment fund with a commitment of $100 million. Prior to New Faze, Robert held a senior level asset management and finance position with Strand Capital, a leading private equity investment firm within the real estate construction industry. In addition to providing financial underwriting on all new acquisitions, Robert was responsible for the asset management of a $100 million equity fund with a market value in excess of $1 billion. Prior to his tenure with Strand, Robert spent a number of years in the real estate private equity industry working within the acquisition and asset management departments for firms such as Colony Capital, Green Park Group / Warburg Pincus & MetLife Real Estate.

In addition to being an active member in various philanthropic organizations within his community, Robert is a weekly participant in both the Rotary Club of Manhattan Beach and the Bob Hope LAX-USO. Robert holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Pepperdine University in Business Administration and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from The Anderson School at UCLA.

Robert may be contacted at rguilford@danbellc.com