Michael Hooks | President & CEO
Mr. Hooks is President and CEO of Ladera Capital Partners and serves as Chair of the Investment Committee. As the founder of Ladera Capital Partners, Mr. Hooks is active in all aspects of the company and is responsible for the strategic direction of the firm.
Mr. Hooks has over 25 years of experience in the multifamily real estate industry, including from 2007-2018 with IMT Capital. This background has provided a broad network of relationships with leading brokers, owners and other industry leaders. As a Managing Director for IMT, Mr. Hooks led the investments team nationally, overseeing acquisitions, dispositions, and capital markets activities. Prior to joining IMT, he spent approximately 15 years as a real estate investment banking intermediary, predominantly with market leaders HFF and Northmarq Capital.
Mr. Hooks holds a BA in Managerial Studies and Political Science from Rice University.
Amie Henry | Chief Operations Officer
Ms. Henry is a partner with Ladera Capital Partners and serves as a member of the Investment Committee. As the Chief Operations Officer, Ms. Henry oversees fund management, asset management, investor relations, and is responsible for the day to day operations of the firm.
Ms. Henry has over 19 years of extensive real estate investment management and fund management experience. Ms. Henry most recently served as SVP of Portfolio Management and was a principal at Hawkeye Partners, LP. At Hawkeye, Ms. Henry worked on the Scout Funds investing over $1.2 billion in AUM with a focus on launching first time institutional investment management programs. Additionally, Ms. Henry worked on a $100 million discretionary separate account. Prior to joining Hawkeye, Ms. Henry was with Cypress Real Estate Advisors where she served as Investment Manager handling portfolio and asset management for residential, industrial, retail and land assets. Ms. Henry started her career with Archon Group, a Goldman Sachs Company.
Ms. Henry holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. She serves on the Advisory Council for the Texas McCombs Real Estate Center and is Chair of the ULI Austin Chapter Women’s Leadership Initiative.