Phillip Rolla is a Co-Founder and Managing Principal of GPR Ventures. GPR Ventures was established in 2011 and has completed 20 acquisitions to date totaling 1,900,000 square feet. Phil is responsible for executing acquisitions and dispositions, arranging financing, and developing and implementing asset management strategies for all GPR Ventures projects.
Phil began his real estate career at Union Bank of California where he served as Vice President for the Real Estate Industries Group. Phil later became a Principal at ING Realty Partners. During his tenure at ING, he worked in both the acquisition and asset management capacity, managing and acquiring assets throughout the United States and Canada. Since 1999, Phil has presided as Vice President at Dan Caputo Co., overseeing acquisition of commercial real estate throughout the Western United States, and the ground-up development of projects from entry to exit.
Phil is a real estate expert with over 30 years of experience specializing in industrial, office and commercial real estate as well as ground-up development. In addition to his real estate expertise, Phil has vast knowledge in debt and equity structures garnered from his background in investment banking. Phil has structured, closed and managed equity investments with an aggregate value in excess of $1 billion.
Phil played soccer at Claremont McKenna College where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Government. He studied abroad in London at the London School of Economics. In his spare time, Phil enjoys golfing and traveling.