Mr. Klein formed Westside Property Investment Company in 1998 and has been actively involved in real estate acquisitions and management since 1990. Prior to forming Westside, he specialized in real estate acquisitions for Credit Suisse First Boston (formerly Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation) in the DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners (“RECP”) Group. DLJ RECP is a $1.2 billion real estate merchant banking fund specializing in making opportunistic investments in a number of different product types. Westside has acquired and sold over $2 billion in a variety of asset classes including office, retail, apartments, industrial, mobile home parks, raw land, and notes secured by real estate. Westside specializes in making opportunistic investments in distressed and under-managed properties, instituting proactive renovation plans, and aggressively managing assets yielding substantial increases in value. Prior to working at DLJ, Mr. Klein graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Mr. Klein has served on the Children’s Hospital Development Committee Board and was a board member of the President’s Leadership Class at the University of Colorado and Jewish Family Services. He can be reached by email at[email protected].