The Team

Burke Fathy
Managing Partner

Mr. Fathy is a Managing Partner of Sutter Capital Group and Director of Capital Markets. Burke joined the firm in 2011 to help grow the firm’s investment management business and leads the direction and execution of Sutter’s investment activity.

Prior to joining the Sutter Capital Group, Mr. Fathy was a Fund Manager in Aviva Investors’ Global Real Estate Multi-Manager Group in New York and London.  While at Aviva, Burke’s responsibilities included investment analysis and execution, asset management and ultimately responsibility for portfolio construction and management of an $850 million discretionary global separate account, the Group’s largest client. During his tenure at Aviva Investors and its predecessor firm Madison Harbor Capital, Burke sourced, underwrote and closed $180 million of invested capital spanning a wide range of property types and investment strategies.

Prior to joining Aviva Investors Burke was an Associate in the Capital Markets Group of GVA Williams in New York where he was responsible for transactional due diligence and valuation of commercial property dispositions in excess of $500 million. Burke holds a an M.S. in Real Estate Finance from New York University and a B.A. in Urban Studies and Planning from the University of California, San Diego.

Ali Managhebi
Managing Partner

Mr. Managhebi is a Managing Partner of Sutter Capital Group and the Director of Project Management. Since forming SCG in 2008 Ali has invested in over 400 units of residential and multifamily assets in the Sacramento region.  Ali’s experience spans across residential and multifamily underwriting, financing and property management, with a focus on asset management intensive value-add opportunities. Ali oversees the firm’s property renovation and construction programs and is also actively involved in the firm’s capital markets activity having led the negotiation and structuring of SCG’s joint venture partnership with a major Bay Area-based private equity firm in 2011.

Prior to forming Sutter Capital Group in 2008, Ali founded Legacy Mortgage and Real Estate, Inc., a full service mortgage and real estate investment company where he lead the company to realize gross sales in excess of $75 million while building a principally owned residential rental portfolio of over 50 units.

Ali holds a B.A. from UC Berkeley and is a licensed California Real Estate Broker.

Tyler Girimonte

Mr. Girimonte is a Partner of Sutter Capital Group and Director of Asset Management.  In 2011, Tyler led the establishment of Hammer Real Estate Group, Sutter Capital Group’s in-house property management company and focuses on asset and property management of the SCG and Hammer Real Estate Group portfolios.  Tyler’s deep expertise spans across asset and portfolio management including all aspect of property operations, project management and accounting.

Prior to joining Sutter Capital Group in 2010, Tyler was a Director of Developers Research, a real estate financial consulting firm focused on single-family development projects across the western United States.  While at Developers Research, Tyler led diligence efforts on over 500 development projects and opened the firm’s Northern California office in San Francisco.

Tyler holds an M.B.A. from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and a B.S. in Management Science from University of California, San Diego.

Brandon Bozek

Mr. Bozek is a Partner of Sutter Capital Group and Director of the firm’s single family home investment platform.  Brandon leads all aspects of the single family home platform including acquisitions, market research, opportunity sourcing, due diligence and acquisition negotiation and closing. Brandon has overseen the acquisition of over $50 million of residential assets, and managed the disposition of over 400 units of residential and multifamily assets in the Sacramento region. Brandon is also actively involved in Sutter Capital Groups property renovation initiatives.

Prior to Sutter Capital Group, Brandon was the first director of Maxum Investments LP, a boutique real estate investment company. Brandon led the firms rapid expansion efforts and developed a distressed asset acquisition platform that enabled the firm to deploy institutional levels of capital raised.

Brandon holds a B.S. in Economics from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with concentrations in Finance and Marketing.  Brandon is an avid triathlete, Ironman finisher and licensed Real Estate Salesperson.

Chris Pomer
Director of Property Management

Mr. Pomer is the Director of Property Management of the firm’s in-house property management company. Chris leads all property management-related duties for the firm’s portfolio, including residential leasing and marketing. Prior to his position as Director of Property Management, Chris spearheaded the rebranding, opening, and leasing of The M.A.Y. Building Apartments and The Capitol Event Center. Chris has worked with the firm extensively as a leasing agent and investment analyst since 2013.

Chris graduated Magna Cum Laude from Sacramento State University with a B.A. in History. Chris is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson and maintains a Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management.

Kyle Navarro

Mr. Navarro joined the firm in 2012 and has since has played a central role in the firm’s single family investment platform, having been directly involved in the purchase and sale of over 150 single family homes. Kyle has also led leasing and property management efforts within both the single family and commercial portfolios.

Prior joining the firm Kyle worked extensively in distressed asset acquisition and sales. Kyle graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.A. in Sociology and holds an active Real Estate Salesperson License.

Marques Davison

Mr. Davison is a Bay Area native and has been a resident of Sacramento since 2010.  Marques is the Event Director at the Capitol Event Center (CEC) and is responsible for growing revenue and increasing the total number of events in each of the past five years.  His expertise in audio visual support – developed while  working as a live sound technician for 10+ years  and as an event coordinator at Sacramento City Community College – along with his dedication and responsiveness to clients’ needs enables him to make sure all CEC events run optimally.  Marques’ extensive background in music, theater, business and student government has further enabled him to be a highly valued member of the Sutter Capital Group team.

Nafiseh Kazemi
Office Manager

Ms. Kazemi has been an important part of the Sutter Capital Group team since February 2010 and is responsible for all daily accounting and administrative functions.  Her responsibilities include account reconciliation, financial reporting and accounts payable for all  entities affiliated with Sutter Capital Group as well as the property management company.

Before joining the firm, Nafiseh was as a traffic manager in an international transport company and a bookkeeper for 10 years.  She majored in Administrative Studies at a university in Iran prior to moving to the United States in 2005 where she continued her studies and earned a degree as an accounting assistant.