William Trefethen is an Executive Vice President and Credit Investment Committee Member at The Wolff Company. Bill has more than 25 years of capital markets and corporate finance experience. He founded American Commercial Capital, LLC (“ACC”), a national leveraged commercial lending platform which was sold to Wells Fargo in 2001. After his tenure with Wells Fargo, he provided investment banking and investment management services to a variety of private and public clients, including managing a credit joint venture with Fortress Investment Management. Prior to founding ACC, he was a Managing Director with Koll Investment Management and a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Bill graduated from Arizona State University.
Steve Jasa is the Chief Financial Officer of Investment Management at The Wolff Company. With more than 24 years of real estate finance and investment management experience, Steve is responsible for all fund-related accounting, compliance, analytics and investor reporting functions for the company’s six real estate private equity funds. Previously, Steve was Vice President of Investment Management of Western National Properties for over 10 years and a Senior Manager in the Real Estate Capital Markets Group of Ernst & Young LLP’s Real Estate Advisory Services. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of The Lyon Group, a multifamily consulting company which specialized in formulating turn-around strategies for foreclosed multifamily properties throughout the Western United States. He holds a BA degree from UCLA and an from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management.
Charles Laing is the Executive V.P. of Credit at The Wolff Company. He has more than 20 years of principal investment experience. Prior to joining Wolff, he was a Director at Trefethen Capital Partners, a private investment firm, where he was responsible for sourcing, underwriting and managing credit investments. Previously, he was a Principal at Stairway Capital and Eos Partners, and an Associate at Rosecliff & Weiss and Peck & Greer. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College, and received an MBA from Columbia Business School, where he currently serves as a volunteer in its Ambassador Program for MBA applicants.
Fumi Yashiro is the Vice President, Fund Portfolio Manager of The Wolff Company. With over 18 years of institutional real estate investment management experience, Fumi is responsible for overseeing the portfolio management function for The Wolff Company’s commingled investment funds. Prior to joining The Wolff Company, Fumi was Senior Director of Investment Management at Western National Properties and a Consulting Manager with Ernst & Young, including three years in Japan. He holds a BA in International Relations from Tufts University.
Nick Killebrew is Vice President of Credit Origination at The Wolff Company. He is responsible for sourcing Wolff’s credit investments. He has over 10 years of advisory and principal investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, Nick was a Managing Director at Trefethen Advisors where is was responsible for sourcing and executing advisory transactions related to mergers and acquisitions, corporate and real estate finance. Previously Mr. Killebrew was a Director at Kuhns Brothers Securities Corporation; and a Director a Cohen and Company; and a Vice President at Capstone Investments. Nick received his B.S. from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a double major in Spanish and Business.
Eric is the Director of Capital Markets for The Wolff Company and is responsible for debt and equity co-investment financing for all of the leveraged assets in the Funds and the non-fund portfolio. Prior to joining the company, Eric spent 11 years as partner at a structured finance mortgage brokerage firm in Arizona. He also spent 4 years as a commercial mortgage banker in Phoenix. Eric Graduated with Magna Cum Laude with Bachelor of Science Degree in Real Estate from Arizona State University.