Who We Are
CAF Capital Partners is a Dallas based private equity real estate firm, specializing in the acquisition, redevelopment, repositioning and subsequent sale of institutional quality multifamily real estate.
Our track record includes closing over $3 billion in apartment properties and asset managing over 6,700 multifamily units in Texas, and across the Southwest United States.
Experience & Focus
Our team consists of highly respected, seasoned, real estate and business executives, supported by strong industry professionals and market experts with institutional backgrounds.
Multifamily is our singular focus.
Chris Faulkner - Principal
Chris Faulkner is a seasoned real estate executive with deep domain expertise across the life cycle of institutional real estate investing. His experience includes loan securitization, portfolio management, underwriting, originations, workouts/restructuring, and asset management.
He founded CAF Capital Partners in 2010, after a successful 15 year career at GE Capital, Real Estate:
- As a Director of Equity Investments, he originated over 3 billion in real estate transactions, across all property types with several joint venture partners in the United States
- As a Senior Asset Manager he developed and executed strategy for a 17 asset, 5,400 unit multifamily portfolio with a total capitalization of over $400 million in Texas.
Chris received a BS from Texas A&M University and lives in Frisco, TX with his wife Carrie, and their four children.
Doug Bartek - Principal
Doug Bartek is a high-tech industry veteran with over 40 years of experience, during which he was principally responsible for over 28 successful sales, acquisitions, mergers, and financings of high-tech business entities. Highlights from his background include:
- Cofounder and Chairman Emeritus of Tango Networks since 2005, where he raised $50 million in capital, built the management team and secured major contracts with US and International wireless carriers.
- Founder, CEO and Chairman of Microtune until 2003, a company he created, grew to $100 million in yearly revenue, and took public. At the market peak, Microtune was valued at over $2.5 billion.
- President and CEO of Acumos, a company he grew from $20 million in yearly revenue to $75 million and positioned for sale to Cirrus Logic. He then grew that division of Cirrus Logic from $75 million to $600 million, making it the most profitable division of the company.
Doug received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas, an MS in Engineering from Arizona State University, and an MBA from Arizona State University.
Trent Wood - President, CAF Companies
Trent Wood is an experienced sales, marketing and operations professional that has a strong financial background, solid understanding of various business transactions and overall operations experience resulting in profitable company results.
Trent most recently served as Principal with PTC Investments, LLC where he participated in over 125 property acquisitions and was responsible for the overall profitable operations of the company.
For 13 years prior to PTC Investments, Trent held numerous executive positions with both private and publicly traded companies. During his tenure he has held positions such as Territory Manager, District Sales Manager, Regional Sales Director, Area Vice President, National Sales Director and Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In his role as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Trent reported directly to the company CEO and was responsible for succesfully running a Global Division which generated over $160 million in revenue annually and employed approximately 200 personnel.
Prior to his successful business career, Trent served in the United States Army for nine years. Trent’s military career was served in the Infantry and Field Artillery and he was Honorably Discharged at the rank of Captain.
Trent received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Texas and lives in Frisco, TX with his wife Karleigh, and their two children.
Jack Alexander - President, CAF Capital Partners
Jack Alexander is a real estate industry veteran with 30 years of experience in finance and ownership. His experience includes joint venture equity acquisitions, asset management, investment sales, capital market placements, CMBS underwriting, and real estate loan workout/restructuring.
Immediately prior to joining CAF Capital Partners, Jack was with Apartment Realty Advisors in Investment Sales and Capital Markets. For 16 years prior to ARA, Jack held multiple positions at GE Capital Real Estate, including Director of Equity Investments, Asset Manager, and CMBS Underwriter. As Director of Equity Investments, he acquired/developed 67 properties with 12 joint venture partners. As an Asset Manager, he was responsible for a $600MM portfolio of multifamily and office assets.
Prior to GECRE, Jack spent five years as a loan asset manager with JE Robert Company restructuring and working out a portfolio of non-performing loans secured by commercial real estate. Prior to JE Robert Company, Jack had positions with an RTC contractor, Bluebonnet Savings Bank, and the FSLIC.
Jack is a native of the DFW Metroplex and attended The University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his BBA in Finance. Jack currently lives in Plano with his wife Alicia and two daughters.
Banks M. Woodward, CPA – Controller
Banks Woodward is an experienced certified public accountant with over 10 years of experience in financial reporting, taxation, and business advisory services.
Prior to joining CAF, Banks most recently served as an Accounting Manager with the firm Cornwell Jackson in the business services department overseeing seven accountants and $200,000,000 in asset transfers and entity restructuring in the real estate and technology industries.
Banks also served as an Accounting Manager for eight years at the firms CliftonLarsonAllen and Hawkins.
Banks received an Accounting degree from Utah Valley University and a Masters in Accounting degree from University of Utah.
Banks lives in Plano, TX with his wife Brianna, and their daughter Emery.
Austin Wallis – Analyst, CAF Capital Partners
Austin Wallis is the newest member of our team, having graduated in December 2017 with dual degrees in Real Estate Finance and Entrepreneurship from Texas Christian University.
Prior to joining the team, Austin gained valuable real estate experience through internships at Marcus and Millichap’s West Los Angeles office as well as at Tarzana, CA based private equity firm Gelt Inc.
Austin works in asset management as well as acquisitions under the guidance of our CAF Capital Partners President, Jack Alexander.