Larry Grantham is Calmwater Capital’s portfolio manager and a member of its Executive Committee and Investment Committee. Mr. Grantham leads the day-to-day operations of the firm’s real estate lending platform which includes origination, underwriting and asset management. Mr. Grantham has over 20 years of financial services and investment management experience, including debt investing, real estate private equity, and structured finance. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Mr. Grantham managed Karlin’s real estate lending platform. Previously, he was the director of a credit joint venture funded by Fortress Investment Group, responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and executing investments, including loan originations and purchases of non-performing loans secured by real estate and corporate assets.
Preceding the credit joint venture, Mr. Grantham was a principal with East Hill Management in Boston, serving as a long/short public equity and private equity analyst. Prior to that, he was a principal with Cypress Tree Investment Management, a CLO manager, helping the company grow from $500M to $4.3B in assets under management. Mr. Grantham graduated with a B.A. from Vanderbilt University. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, American Bankruptcy Institute and the Association of Corporate Growth.