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SHELBY PRUETT

MArch I '88


Mr. Pruett is Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Capri EGM, an investment manager specializing in the net lease, sale-leaseback, and build-to-suit commercial real estate markets, providing investment programs for institutional investors and capital solutions for corporations.
Mr. Pruett serves on Capri EGM’s Management and Investment Committees and oversees all of the business activities of the firm. Mr. Pruett is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Equity Global Management, LLC, a real estate investment firm based in Chicago. An entrepreneur and investor, Mr. Pruett has founded and managed several successful businesses since the late 1990’s.  Prior to co-founding Capri EGM, Mr. Pruett was Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Equity Capital Management, LLC, a real estate investment firm, from 2000 to 2014; and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ECM Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust, from 2010 to 2011.

Previously Mr. Pruett was a Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Gryffindor Capital Partners, a venture capital firm, from 1999 to 2014. Prior to co-founding Gryffindor, Mr. Pruett was Executive Vice President of Transwestern Commercial Services and Co-Founder of Transwestern Strategic Partners, a private equity fund investing in real estate operating and service companies. Earlier in his career Mr. Pruett was Vice President of Ares Realty Capital Inc., responsible for mergers and acquisitions of real estate operating companies; Portfolio Manager for Golub & Company responsible for structuring investment transactions; and Associate Ownership Representation for Equity Assets Management, Inc., responsible for the investment management of the Zell/Merrill Lynch Real Estate Opportunity and other related funds.

Mr. Pruett is a past board member of the International Advisory Board of the Harvard Real Estate Academic Initiative and other organizations, is a member of the Pensions Real Estate Association, and is a licensed Illinois Managing Broker. Mr. Pruett received a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Virginia.