Frank co-founded Rockwood Pacific in 2013 and is responsible for overseeing development advisory and program management client engagements. Frank combines his passion for building better communities with decades of real estate strategy, finance and development experience.
Frank has served as engagement manager on behalf of Rockwood Pacific supporting clients in: (a) determining the optimal project programming, (b) project valuations including valuation of partnership interests, (c) vetting management candidates and structuring management agreements, (d) identifying joint venture partners and structuring joint venture agreements, (e) identifying buyers and negotiating and facilitating sales transactions, and (f) developing and implementing project capitalization plans. The type of clients supported include: (a) public and non-profit hospital systems, (b) faith-based non-profits, (c) institutional investment firms, (d) home builders, (e) multi-family developer/operators, (f) private property owners, and (g) local governments.
Frank has served as a development executive with Sunrise Senior Living, Transamerica Senior Living, Disney Development Company, the City and County of Denver,
and the Zeckendorf Company, the most active developer of residential high-rises in New York City in the 1980’s. In the realm of real estate strategy, Frank has advised several prominent organizations on major strategic issues including Transamerica Corporation, the JEDC (economic development agency), Gables Residential (major apartment owner/developer) and the St. Joe Company (major land developer). He also worked in conjunction with BAE Urban Economics, the federal government, and various local governments on real estate strategy and execution consulting assignments. Frank has served as a finance executive with Transamerica Corporation (spearheading their affordable housing investment program) and with Ziegler, a specialty investment bank.
In partnership with Accenture, Frank and his wife launched Vectiv, a firm supporting real estate decisions and processes. One particularly notable client was Apple Computer, which used the service to implement the roll-out of Apple Stores.
Frank graduated cum laude from Harvard College with an A.B. in Applied Mathematics (Harvard Scholar) and from Berkeley-Haas with a Master of Business Administration (Appraisal Institute Scholar).