Mr. Finerty is Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Penzance, with oversight of capital markets, risk, finance, asset and property management, and all other administrative functions.  He is a member of the Investment, Executive, and ESG Committees. ​

Prior to joining Penzance, Mr. Finerty, as Chief Investment Officer, led Equity International’s Investments Group (founded and chaired by Sam Zell) overseeing investment and portfolio company activity as well playing a key role in oversight of all other areas.  He was one of three members of Equity International’s Investment Committee, which included Sam Zell. Previously, he was vice president at Madison Dearborn Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing transactions across multiple real estate sectors, and a vice president within the global commercial real estate group at Merrill Lynch.​

Mr. Finerty received a BBA from the University of Michigan and earned an MBA in analytic finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.