Jennifer Aleman Hutter
Co-Founder and CEO
Jen is a co-founder and CEO of the KAP Group. Prior to founding KAP, Jen was a Vice President in the Real Estate Private Fund Group at Credit Suisse, responsible for raising capital from institutional investors for private real estate managers globally. Before her distribution role, Jen advised and prepared real estate managers through each stage of the capital raising process, including real estate private fund and joint venture opportunities in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia representing over $5 billion in equity raised. Prior to that, Jen was a founding member of DLJ Strategic Partners, a private equity fund focused on secondary limited partnership opportunities in private funds globally. Jen started her career in the Real Estate Finance and Securitization Group at Donaldson, Lufkin, and Jenrette.
Jen earned a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School, where she continues to be involved in alumni fundraising initiatives. She graduated magna cum laude from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Business Administration.
Jen serves as a Board Member for Civic Builders, a non-profit real estate firm that builds charter schools in underserved areas in and around the Northeast U.S. She is on the Board of Trustees for Sierra Nevada College, and she is also a Board Member of the Harvard Club of Northern Nevada.
Erin Roeder is a Principal of the KAP Group. Prior to joining KAP, Erin served as Vice President at Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management, which has since been acquired by The Carlyle Group. At Metropolitan, Erin was responsible for articulating the firm’s market view, investment thesis, and competitive advantage and enhancing the firm’s status as a thought leader within the investment community. Before joining Metropolitan, Erin served as Senior Vice President for Neighborhood Development at Trinity Real Estate, a division of the Parish of Trinity Church in New York City. In this capacity, she developed, managed, and began implementing a strategic plan to transform Trinity’s six-million-square-foot commercial portfolio in Manhattan’s Hudson Square neighborhood into a dynamic, mixed-use community. Erin began her career as an Associate Consultant at Bain and Company. Erin received a J.D. from Yale Law School and graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.
Christina Anzel is a Project Manager at the KAP Group. Prior to joining KAP, Christina was a Managing Director, Head of Product Management and Investor Relations at Ares Management, L.P., a global alternative asset manager with approximately $100 billion in assets under management. Prior to joining Ares in January 2015, Christina worked at Energy Investors Funds (EIF) from 2008 to 2014 as Vice President of the Investor Relations and Marketing group. At both Ares and EIF, Christina served as the primary contact for over 100 limited partners, managing the team responsible for all ongoing client relationships and communications, material generation, and marketing initiatives. At EIF, Christina was instrumental in raising approximately $950 million from existing limited partners for co-investment opportunities and facilitating a $1.7 billion dollar fundraise. Prior to joining EIF, Christina was a Finance Associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins LLP. She began her legal career as an Associate in the Global Project Finance Department at Milbank Tweed Hadley and McCloy LLP in New York City. Christina received a J.D. and LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from Duke University School of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law. She received her B.A. in English Literature from Haverford College.
Marianna Bracco is a Project Manager at KAP Group. Prior to joining KAP, Marianna was a Director of Investor Relations at Taconic Capital Advisors, an event-driven opportunistic hedge fund. She was responsible for marketing to institutional investors in the U.S. and Canada. Previously, she spent six years as a Managing Director at Marathon Asset Management, an opportunistic global credit manager with distressed and hedge fund strategies. During her time at Marathon, she was responsible for fundraising and investor relations. Prior to Marathon, Marianna worked five years in Prime Brokerage Services at UBS and Lehman where she was Co-Head of the US Capital Introduction Team at Lehman Brothers. Her team was responsible for providing investor relations and marketing support to hedge fund clients ranging from new launches to seasoned managers. Prior to that, Marianna was as an analyst in Leverage Finance at Credit Suisse First Boston and subsequently an associate in the Technology Group. Marianna received a B.A. in Political Economics/Women’s Studies from Barnard College, Columbia University.
Megan Carrington is a Project Manager at the KAP Group. Prior to joining KAP, Megan was a Senior Product Manager at Janus Capital Group where she had primary coverage of Janus’ value equity and global fixed income strategies. Prior to that, Megan worked as an analyst at RK Capital Management, a small-cap U.S. equity hedge fund. Megan began her career at Kirkpatrick, Pettis, Smith, Polian Inc. as a fixed income institutional sales and trading associate. Megan is a CFA Charterholder and earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado Denver. In addition, Megan earned a Master of Science in Food Science and Technology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.
Maryola Rawie is a Project Manager at the KAP Group. She has broad experience in marketing, business operations, strategy, business development, and finance. Prior to joining KAP, Maryola held a variety of roles at Dell, Inc., including supporting the Chairman and other senior executives through product launches and reorganizations. Prior to that, she ran a consulting practice advising early stage companies seeking financing for growth. Maryola began her career on Wall Street as an analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston / DLJ. She received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Business Administration.
Emily Vavrichek is a Project Manager at the KAP Group. Prior to joining KAP, Emily was Head of Investor Relations and Marketing at KPS Capital Partners LP, a private equity firm with approximately $5.5 billion of capital under management focused on transforming manufacturing and industrial businesses. During her time at KPS, Emily was responsible for fundraising, investor relations and managing the firm’s marketing and communications efforts. Prior to joining KPS, Emily was a Senior Associate at Atlantic-Pacific Capital and an Associate in the Private Fund Group at Credit Suisse. During her time at Atlantic-Pacific Capital and Credit Suisse, Emily advised and prepared private equity managers through each stage of the capital raising process. She worked on over fifteen global private equity fundraisings, representing approximately $15 billion in equity capital raised. Emily graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics.