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CRE and Tech Veterans Raise $15 Million Series A to Launch Palladius Capital Management

Austin-based Palladius Capital Management has announced its formation as a vertically integrated real estate investment manager focused on pursuing multifamily, student housing, hospitality and select thematic investment strategies.

Palladius was launched in July 2021 and raised $15 million in a Series A round to capitalize its management entity, subsequently securing a sizeable equity subscription line. Investors include a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partner; Timothy Dunn, Chairman of JE Dunn; Robert Yallen, CEO of the InterMedia Group of Companies; Shaun Arora, Cofounder of VC firm Milla Capital; and Max Cutler, Parcast Founder and Spotify executive.

Palladius is led by finance and technology veterans including CEO Nitin Chexal and Senior Managing Directors Manish Shah, Marko Velazquez and Jaime Hinojosa. Over the course of their respective careers, which overlapped for nearly a decade, this group has built, managed and led commercial real estate investment platforms on behalf of institutions and helped grow innovative technology companies.


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About Erik Hamilton

Erik Hamilton, who has more than 15 years in CRE journalism, is a former staff writer with the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Business Journal. In addition to The Times and the OCBJ, he was also a reporter and editor for Crittenden Research, The San Bernardino Sun and UPI. Erik also worked six years in CRE public relations with Los Angeles-based Hoyt Organization, where he was a Senior Account Executive. He later joined Lee & Associates where he served as the Director of Corporate Communications. There ,in addition to his work with Lee’s CEO, he managed 57 offices nationwide and provided PR, social media and media training for the offices. A graduate of UC Irvine, with a BA in history, he is an avid record collector where he continues to search for a rare Joy Division single.

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