Phil Rolla is a co-founder and Managing Principal of GPR Ventures. Phil is responsible for executing acquisitions and dispositions, arranging financing, and developing and implementing asset management strategies for all GPR Ventures projects. Along with Glen Yonekura, Phil serves as co-chair of the GPR Ventures investment committee. Since 1999, Phil has presided as Vice President at Dan Caputo Company (DCCO), 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 real estate 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.
Prior to joining DCCO, Phil was a Principal of ING Realty Partners. During his tenure at ING, he worked in both acquisition and asset management capacity, managing and acquiring assets throughout the United States and Canada. Phil began his real estate career at Union Bank of California, where he completed the Commercial Credit Training Program and for more than eight years, served as Vice President/Loan Officer within the Real Estate Industries Group.
Phil received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Government from Claremont McKenna College and also studied Economics and Political Science at the London School of Economics.