cohesive team with broad experience

Northridge Capital brings together an executive team with over 100 years of extensive real estate experience, of which its Principals have been working together for over two decades. Its unique team of professionals allow the firm to offer extraordinary expertise in acquisition, re-positioning and real estate development opportunities with a passion for driving value through creative practices and strategies.


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david w. Jackson / founder & President

For over 35 years, David Jackson has been advising on public and private investment transactions. Prior to the creation of Northridge, Mr. Jackson was closely involved as an advisor to several of the investors whose assets are currently managed by Northridge. Mr. Jackson previously practiced law with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Washington, DC, New York, Riyadh, and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, focusing on international investment and financing transactions. Mr. Jackson is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and Law Center, and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service.

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Kevin J. Fay / Managing Director, Asset Management

Kevin Fay has been engaged in real estate investment and asset management for over 34 years. Prior to joining Northridge Capital, he was the Regional COO of The Galbreath Company (now Jones, Lang, LaSalle). Mr. Fay has institutional investment, asset management and credit markets experience, including tenures with State Street Bank and Travelers Realty Investment Company. Mr. Fay is a graduate of the University of North Carolina (MBA) and has an undergraduate degree in economics from Columbia University.  In addition, he is a licensed broker in the District of Columbia.

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David s. Etemadi, CFA / Managing Director, investments

David Etemadi is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, conducting due diligence and closing all acquisitions, with 18 years of experience underwriting and closing institutional commercial real estate transactions. Prior to joining Northridge Capital, David focused on core and core-plus office and industrial properties in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast markets for KBS Realty Advisors.  David has held positions with Jones Lang LaSalle and Wachovia Securities in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group. David graduated Cum Laude from the University of Richmond, with a B.S. in Finance and Accounting and earned his M.S. in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University. 

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Nelson Ritchie / Director of Finance, CPA

Nelson Ritchie is responsible for financial controls, financial reporting, lender relationships, tax compliance, human resources and other administrative matters. Prior to coming to Northridge, Nelson was the Director of Real Estate Accounting for The Meridian Group and has both private and public accounting experience, holding previous positions with Aronson and Company, CohenReznick and Clark Realty Capital, all in the Washington, DC area.  A CPA in the Commonwealth of Virginia, he has over 17 years of experience in audit and accounting. Nelson graduated from Liberty University with a B.S. in Accounting and earned his M.S. in Real Estate Development from George Mason University.

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Bhavin Mistry / Corporate Accountant

Bhavin Mistry is responsible for corporate and development accounting.  In addition to his accounting responsibilities, Bhavin is also tasked with cash management and works closely with executives to help make financial decisions for the organization,  and to monitor the performance and manage the cash needs of each property. Prior to joining Northridge Capital, Bhavin worked at a regional accounting firm doing accounting for various industries. He graduated from University of Maryland with a B.S in Accounting.