As CIO, John Latham is responsible for sourcing and managing new acquisitions and investment opportunities for The PPA Group and its subsidiaries. He also oversees the company’s investment portfolio and is highly involved in the company’s equity and debt capital raising activities.

John’s expertise in this arena stems from over 13 years of experience in investing, corporate finance, and project development and management. Prior to joining The PPA Group, John served as a Principal with Steelwood Property Company, where he led all multifamily acquisition and development activities. John has also worked as an investment banker with Banc of America Securities — executing over $3.4 billion in equity and debt financing for the firm’s clients — and has provided his services in a consultant capacity to several real estate investment and private equity companies across the United States.

He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.