Chad Carpenter co-founded Equastone and has been involved with all major investment, acquisition and operating decisions since its inception in 1993. Mr. Carpenter is a Managing Member of Equastone Value Fund Manager and Equastone Value Fund II Manager and sits on Equastone’s Acquisition and Disposition Committees. Mr. Carpenter has over 20 years of experience in real estate investing, brokerage and operations. Prior to Equastone, Mr. Carpenter spent eight years with Business Real Estate Brokerage Company (BRE) and CB Commercial Real Estate Services. Mr. Carpenter is a graduate of the University of Southern California (BA in Economics) and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design “Running a Real Estate Company Program.” Mr. Carpenter is a Board member of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate. He is a licensed real estate broker in California and a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (San Diego).