Mr. Arnesen, based in New York, has 36 years of experience in
the real estate industry. Mr. Arnesen leads the firm's East
Coast acquisitions. Prior to this current role, Mr. Arnesen was
responsible for the firm's portfolio and asset management
group. Mr. Arnesen serves on various portfolio management and
investment committees, as well as Rockwood's Investment Strategy
and Research Committee.
Prior to joining Rockwood, Mr. Arnesen held senior roles in both
acquisitions and asset management. Mr. Arnesen was most recently a
Managing Director of Acquisitions in North America at JER Partners
as well as interim head of Asset Management for JER's European
funds, where he leveraged his earlier experience of workouts and
restructuring on numerous troubled assets. Prior to JER, he was a
Managing Director and co-Head of US Acquisitions at Starwood
Capital Group Global LLC. Before joining Starwood, he was a
Principal at JPMorgan Partners FKA Chase Capital Partners and a
senior officer in the Real Estate Workout Group of Chemical
Bank/Chase Manhattan Bank for 11 years.
Mr. Arnesen is a member of the NY State Bar Association, the ULI
and the ICSC and has spoken on numerous real estate panels. Mr.
Arnesen received his B.A. from Vanderbilt University and his J.D.
from Washington and Lee University.