Managing Partner & Founder, HN Capital Partners
Vipin Nambiar directs and manages an opportunistic investment portfolio, with a goal of identifying unique risk-reward situations, and leads a portfolio of luxury hotels across the U.S. He has significant experience overseeing successful execution of real estate development projects, including design, underwriting, financing and asset management.
Prior to the formation of HNCP, Nambiar was a managing director in the investment group at the Hunt organization, where he directed a diversified portfolio of direct investments. He has nearly two decades of experience in public and private real estate, during which he invested in and managed more than $3 billion of assets.
Nambiar was previously a vice president at Hunt Realty Investments, responsible for Hunt’s credit investments in real estate. He also served as the portfolio manager for Presidio Investments, a leading CMBS and structured products investor, where he was responsible for over $200 million of structured securities. He was also a member of the investment committee and helped form and operate Investcorp Credit Fund III, a CRE mezz lender. Prior to that, he was responsible for developing investment strategies, sourcing new operating partners, and overseeing several of Hunt’s operating company investments. In addition, he also played a key role in the formation of Akard Street Partners, a $500 million investment partnership with the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Nambiar earned an MBA from the University of Chicago with a focus on finance and economics, and graduated from University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture with an integrated masters in urban planning and real estate, where he attended on a fellowship award. He was awarded the Cogburn Family Foundation Architecture and Urbanism Prize at UT Austin, and the American Alumni Association Award in Mumbai, India. He serves on the board of Dallas Museum of Art, and was chairman of the Board for ISW Academy, a private school for special needs children in Dallas. Additionally, he is actively involved in Young President’s Organization (YPO).