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Monte Lee-Wen resumes CEO role at Casoro Group in Austin

Monte Lee-Wen Returns to CEO Position at Austin’s Casoro Group

Monte Lee-Wen is back at the controls of the Austin-based Casoro Group. The Casoro Group is a multifamily real estate investment firm that has acquired, managed, renovated and repositioned more than $1 billion in properties across the Sunbelt. Executive Chairman Monte Lee-Wen has resumed active management of the firm as Chief Executive Officer with a new leadership team. Laura Klein, who served as Casoro’s Vice President of Asset Management and Chief Operating Officer until 2020, has returned as Chief Operating Officer. Also joining Casoro are Mehul Chavada, serving as Chief Investment Officer, and Doug LoPinto, as Managing Director of Capital Markets.

Monte Lee-Wen added, “I’m confident that the very talented leadership we now have in place has made us well-prepared to grow successfully and develop new opportunities in today’s challenging investment landscape.”

Monte Lee-Wen founded Casoro in 2002. After serving as Chief Executive Officer until 2019 and overseeing the firm as Executive Chairman until 2022, Lee-Wen has returned to an active management role to strengthen Casoro’s capabilities as a vertically integrated multifamily owner/operator.


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