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

Prior to joining Penzance, Mr. Finerty, as Chief Investment Officer, led Equity International’s Investments Group (founded and chaired by Sam Zell) overseeing all investment and portfolio company activity as well playing a key role in oversight of all other areas. 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 earned an MBA in analytic finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BBA from the University of Michigan.