July 9, 2008 - Capri Capital Partners
CHICAGO, IL – The Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Securities Professionals (“NASP”) has chosen Ms. Gwendolyn L. Butler as one of the organization’s “Remarkable Women of Color Presidents”. Ms. Butler, who is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Capri Capital Partners, LLC (“Capri”) and Chair-Elect for NASP, will be honored during a dinner July 9, 2008 at 5:30 P.M. at the Metropolitan Club, 233 South Wacker Drive in Chicago.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the National Association of Securities Professionals,” says Gwendolyn L. Butler President and COO of Capri Capital Partners, LLC. “It is quite humbling to be a part of such a highly esteemed group of female executives.”
“Gwendolyn Butler began her career in the investment arena when women of color were not in existence to offer her guidance and direction on her career path,” says Debra Gordon, President of NASP Chicago. “Gwen forged her path with such dignity and professionalism that she alone is a leading example for young women of color today.”
“As the first African-American female President and COO in the commercial real estate investment management industry, Gwen is a natural leader,” said Quintin E. Primo III, Chairman and CEO of Capri Capital Partners. “This honor supports the commitment of NASP Chicago to bring together a highly skilled group of minority women. Gwen has thirty years experience and long-term relationships in the investment management industry, having previously held positions of significant responsibility at UBS, Brinson Partners and Bear Stearns.”
Also being honored at the July 9th dinner will be Adela Cepeda of AC Advisory, Mellody Hobson of Ariel Investments, Margarita Perez of Fortaleza Asset Management and Monica Walker of Holland Capital Management
About Gwendolyn L. Butler
Ms. Butler is the first African American President and COO in the commercial real estate investment management industry and at Capri oversees all investment, finance and marketing personnel of the firm. Ms. Butler joined Capri as Chief Marketing Officer in March 2007 and has led Capri’s institutional capital raising. In that role she has overseen more than $600 million in new commitments to Capri from leading public pension fund investors. Ms. Butler has served in the investment management industry for nearly 30 years; is Chair-Elect of the National Association of Securities Professionals Chicago; and serves on the Finance Committee as a Board Member of the YWCA in Chicago.
About Capri Capital Partners, LLC
Capri Capital Partners LLC is an institutional real estate investment advisory firm, investing and managing commercial real estate properties and portfolios since 1992. Capri offers a broad spectrum of equity and debt products to its customers through separate account and commingled fund vehicles. Diversified assets managed on behalf of its pension fund and other institutional clients totaled $4.85 billion as of March 31, 2008. For more information, please call 312-573-5275 or visit the company’s website www.capricapital.com.
Capri Capital Partners, LLC expressly disclaim any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in their expectations with regard thereto or change in events, conditions, or circumstances on which any such statement is based.
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy any security relating to Capri Capital Partners, LLC or any of their funds. Any offer or solicitation may be made only through the delivery of a definitive Private Offering Memorandum and all information contained herein is qualified in its entirety by such Memorandum.
About the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP)
The National Association of Securities Professionals is an organization that serves as a resource for the minority community at large and for the minority and women professionals within the financial services industry. NASP provides opportunities to share information about the securities markets, including functioning as a repository for information regarding current trends, facilitating fundamental educational seminars, and creating networking opportunities. (www.nasphq.org)