David R. GrieveDavid R. Grieve - President / Chief Executive Officer
1992 - Present
David is the Founder and President of A&C Ventures.  David started A&C Ventures in 1992.  Prior to founding A&C Ventures, David was a Senior Vice President at Arroyo & Coates, a commercial real estate firm in San Francisco.   At Arroyo & Coates, David was a disposition specialist to corporations, institutions and private owners.  He also spearheaded the firm's sale-leaseback and joint venture efforts.  Before joining Arroyo & Coates, David gained experience as a Senior Sales Associate at Marcus & Millichap in San Francisco where he brokered shopping centers throughout California.   David received a Bachelors of Business Administration (Emphasis in Real Estate) from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

Matthew H. HowarthMatthew H. Howarth - Executive Vice President / Chief Operating Officer
2002 - Present
Matt oversees the day to day activities of the company including supervision and oversight of the Company’s leasing, asset management, acquisition, disposition and development activities.  Matt joined A&C Ventures in 2002.  He is a member of the Company’s investment committee and a key contributor to our portfolio management and business development efforts. Prior to joining A&C Ventures, Matt was a founding partner of Franklin Street Partners, a commercial real estate development company based in Northern California.  His prior experience includes Director of Real Estate for Hollywood Video and a retail tenant broker for Terranomics Retail Services in San Francisco.  Matt received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1978.

Arthur E. KullerArthur E. Kuller - Executive Vice President / Controller
1993 - Present

Art oversees the banking, accounting, and property management functions of the firm and its partnerships. His responsibilities include accounting, budgeting, cash flow forecasting, tax preparations, financial reporting, and Lender management and procedures. Art joined A&C Ventures in 1993. Prior to joining A&C Ventures, Art worked in a variety of industries including retail, education and technology. He graduated from Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Peter W. WohlfeilerPeter W. Wohlfeiler - Executive Vice President / General Counsel
2008 - Present
Peter oversees all legal aspects of the firm and its partnerships.  Peter has represented A&C Ventures since it’s incorporation in 1992.  Prior to joining A&C Ventures, Peter was a partner for over 25 years at Janin, Morgan & Brenner in San Francisco.  His practice included representing operating companies and investors engaged in the acquisition, financing, development, leasing, management and sale of real estate throughout the United States.  Peter attended Pomona College and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts in History.   He received his law degree from Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco in 1978 and is a member of the California State Bar.  

Kelly AllredKelly Allred - Executive Vice President / Chief Financial Officer
2014 - Present
Kelly is responsible for all financial aspects of the company, including oversight of the finance, capital raising, accounting, treasury and risk management functions.  Kelly joined A&C Ventures in 2014, bringing over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. Prior to A&C Ventures, Kelly was the CFO of Peninsula Retail Partners, a commercial real estate development company based in Southern California. His prior experience includes roles as CFO of the Distinguished Companies, Vice President – Treasurer at KB Home and Principal for Bank of America’s National Real Estate.  Kelly received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a focus on Economics from Claremont McKenna College.



John HoffmanJohn Hoffman - VP of Business Development


Emerson P. SimonEmerson P. Simon - Director of Acquisitions


Tyler WalkerTyler Walker - Director of Leasing


Karen BeaubienKaren Beaubien - Asset Manager


Jennifer BlesiusJennifer Blesius - Executive Assistant to David R. Grieve

Nancy VytlacilNancy Vytlacil - Sr. Portfolio Accountant


Jill WagonerJill Wagoner - Sr. Portfolio Accountant


Benjamin VickBenjamin Vick - Associate General Counsel


Elizabeth AkersElizabeth Akers - Executive Assistant


Domenic HjerpeDomenic Hjerpe - Financial Analyst


Sarah RamadanSarah Ramadan - Executive Assistant / Project Coordinator




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