As Carmel Partners’ Chief Financial Officer, Phil Owens oversees all financial operations. He is responsible for the Accounting, Capital Finance, and Fund Management teams. He is a member of the Investment, Management, Portfolio Management, and Compliance Committees, and Chair of the Valuation Committee.
Prior to Carmel, Mr. Owens was CFO of Veritas Investments, the largest owner of multifamily properties in San Francisco. While at Veritas, he was responsible for financial operations, corporate and investment strategy, and select operational functions (IT and HR).
Prior to Veritas, Mr. Owens spent 12 years at Green Street where he was a Managing Director. While at Green Street, he helped grow the Advisory Group into one of the Company’s leading business lines serving many of the world’s largest, most influential real estate and financial services firms.
With more than 20 years of experience in the real estate and financial services industries, Mr. Owens has developed a well-rounded skillset across real estate capital markets, acquisitions, development, and strategy.
Mr. Owens received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Southern California and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a CFA charter holder.