We are a team of strategic investors.
Brad Greiwe is a Co-founder and Managing Partner at Fifth Wall.
Brad is a Co-founder of Invitation Homes (NYSE: INVH), a multi-billion dollar owner and operator of single family rental properties backed by The Blackstone Group. He served as CTO and developed a proprietary technology stack to support the valuation, acquisition, rehabilitation, leasing, and professional management of 50,000+ homes in 13 major markets across the U.S. and helped Invitation Homes become the most dominant technology-forward brand in the single family rental category.
Brad started his career at UBS Investment Bank in the real estate, lodging, and leisure group where he worked on over $33 billion of M&A advisory work and $1 billion of debt and equity financings including the Hilton Hotels $26 billion sale to The Blackstone Group, the largest hotel privatization in history. He then worked in real estate private equity at Tishman Speyer and Starwood Capital where he executed over $30 billion of acquisitions, debt financings and development projects.
Brad is originally from Cincinnati, OH, lives in San Francisco, CA, and graduated from Harvard University where he received his BA in economics.
Brendan Wallace is a Co-founder and Managing Partner at Fifth Wall.
Brendan was Co-founder & CEO of Identified, a data & analytics company focused on workforce optimization that raised $33 million of venture capital and was acquired by Workday (WDAY) in 2014. Brendan co-founded Cabify, the largest ridesharing service in Latin America. Brendan has been an active angel investor and manages one of the largest syndicates on AngelList, having led over 60 angel investments including Bonobos, Dollar Shave Club, Earnest, Philz Coffee and Zenefits.
Brendan started his career at Goldman Sachs in investment banking in the real estate, hospitality, and gaming group where he worked on $22 billion in M&A Advisory work. Brendan also worked at Goldman Sachs’ CMBS and structured finance group where he worked on over $10 billion in commercial real estate debt originations and securitizations. He then worked at The Blackstone Group in real estate private equity where he worked on the $26 billion acquisition of Hilton Hotels and the $39 billion buyout of Equity Office Properties, the 3rd largest leveraged buyout in history.
Brendan is from New York, NY, and graduated from Princeton University where he received his BA in political science and economics. Brendan received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Andriy is a Principal and COO at Fifth Wall.
Previously, Andriy was a Principal and member of the founding team of Evergreen Coast Capital, a technology focused private equity group of Elliott Management Corporation. Prior to Evergreen Coast Capital, Andriy was a Vice President at The Gores Group, an operationally focused private equity fund, and before The Gores Group, Andriy was CFO of Identified, a data and analytics company focused on workforce optimization that raised $33 million of venture capital and was acquired by Workday (NYSE: WDAY) in 2014.
Andriy started his career at Morgan Stanley in the global industrials investment banking group. He then worked as an Associate at Francisco Partners, a technology focused private equity firm.
Andriy grew up in New York City and is originally from Ukraine. He graduated with honors from Princeton University where he studied at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Andriy received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Adam Demuyakor is a Senior Associate at Fifth Wall.
Previously, Adam worked at Andreessen Horowitz focusing on investments in SaaS, marketplaces, and enterprise software companies.
Adam started his career at Morgan Stanley in the real estate private equity and banking groups, where he covered many of the largest REITs and real estate companies in the industry. He next worked as an investor focused on credit and market strategies at The Carlyle Group and subsequently in the long/short hedge fund, Emerging Sovereign Group.
Adam is from Buford, GA, currently splits his time between Boston, MA and Los Angeles, CA and graduated with high honors from Harvard University where he studied sociology and economics. He is currently an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School.
Roelof Opperman is a Senior Associate at Fifth Wall, a Los Angeles-based venture capital fund.
Previously, Roelof worked at Norwest Venture Partners where he was part of the Growth Equity team, focusing on investments in SaaS and enterprise software, cloud and IT infrastructure, internet, and technology-enabled business services sectors. He was actively involved with Norwest’s investments in Avetta, Medgate, and Infutor. Roelof was also a member of the deal team that completed Medgate’s acquisitions of regAction and IQS. Before joining Norwest, Roelof was a Senior Analyst with Evercore Partners’ Technology investment banking group based in Menlo Park. He previously worked at Goldman Sachs and Bridgewater Associates.
Roelof is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, from Emory University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Vik Chawla is a Senior Associate at Fifth Wall.
Previously, Vik was an investment associate at Echelon Asset Management, a special situations fixed income hedge fund focused on the non-bank lending asset class, where he led the firm’s fundamental due diligence processes.
Vik began his career at The Blackstone Group where he worked on advisory transactions spanning the energy, real estate, and financial services spaces.
Vik is from Danville, CA, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he received his BS in economics with concentrations in finance & statistics and a minor in mathematics. Vik additionally co-founded the Kairos Society, the largest and most recognized global network of entrepreneurs under the age of 25, during his years as an undergraduate.
Michael is an Analyst at Fifth Wall. Previously, Michael worked at Velos Partners, a venture capital firm focused on investments in early-stage consumer technology companies.
Michael is from Bethesda, MD, lives in Santa Monica, CA, and graduated from Harvard University where he received his BA in economics.
Luke is an Analyst at Fifth Wall. Previously, Luke worked at PNC Bank in the Asset Management Group as an associate in the development program.
Luke is from Cincinnati, OH, lives in Venice, CA, and graduated from Georgetown University where he received his BSBA in finance and economics from the McDonough School of Business.
Katherine was one the first hires at Fifth Wall, coming on board to assist Brendan and Brad with the growth and daily logistics of our firm.
After graduating from law school, Katherine moved to New York City to work for The Trump Organization as assistant to Donald Trump, Jr. for three years. Following her work at Trump Org., she worked directly for Ryan Seacrest before joining our team.
Katherine, a Los Angeles native, received her BA from UCLA, her Masters Degree in PR from Marangoni in Milan, Italy, and her JD from Texas A&M School of Law, going on to pass the Texas Bar Exam in 2011.