Lynn Wells, Ph.D.
From 1989 to 2007, Lynn Wells was one of two principals and a manager of Arlen Capital, LLC. Arlen's primary business was identifying, investing in, and managing real estate-based "opportunistic investments" for its own account and for certain strategic investment partners. Arlen Capital placed over $1 billion in debt and equity capital acting primarily as a principal and a source of debt and equity capital for a variety of real estate-based transactions. In addition, Arlen provided advisory services to major real estate firms and investors, taking an active role in structuring, negotiating, underwriting and closing transactions.
Prior to co-founding Arlen Capital, Lynn was active in the real estate industry for over 25 years, providing real estate consulting services in financing, sales, and marketing to developers, syndicators, and lending institutions. He previously served as Senior Vice President, and later President, of a public real estate syndication company, which was originally located in Dallas and later relocated to San Diego. Previously, Lynn managed his own real estate company, Dimension Investments, Inc., where he specialized in the development, sale, and management of commercial and income properties and acted as general partner for several private limited partnerships.