EVP – Acquisitions
Craig serves as Executive Vice President and is responsible for all of Hilltop’s acquisitions east of Texas.
Prior to joining Hilltop, Craig was Venterra’s Managing Director and was responsible for acquiring its entire portfolio outside of the state of Texas. In addition to acquisitions, he managed, mentored, and trained Venterra’s acquisitions professionals. In addition to traditional value-add and core transactions, he specializes in off-market, distressed, mixed-use, LIHTC, value-add, fractured condominiums, adaptive reuse, and complex joint venture structures.
Before joining Venterra, Craig was part of Ernst & Young’s Real Estate Advisory Services Group where he advised several Fortune 500 companies and smaller businesses on real estate transactions and valuations.
Craig is a native of Atlanta and supports several philanthropic causes including the Atlanta Jewish Federation, Doctors without Borders, International Dyslexia Association, and Hosea Williams Feed the Hungry. He has been a volunteer youth basketball and soccer coach for several seasons and enjoys spending his free time with his wife, Pam, and their two children. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Georgia and a MBA in Real Estate from Georgia State University.