Talent, Experience, Success:

Hyper-focused on creating cash-on-cash returns and increased value
CB Capital founding partners Christian Alvarado and Brian Haley have a proven record of developing and growing recurring revenue streams centered around tangible appreciating assets. The team draws upon their professional experiences and deep relationships to meet rapid growth objectives and achieve significant capital returns.

Source

CB Capital sources investment and development opportunities through our deep network of relationships with land owners, brokers, city leaders, and developers. We look for deals where extra elbow grease can add significant value.

Structure

CB Capital structures deals to mitigate against interest rate and market volatility by working with our vast network of banks, long-term lenders, and debt funds to match the right financing partner to each opportunity.

Manage

CB Capital manages with an eye towards cash-on-cash returns and risk management. We actively manage each development and partner with strategic third-party operators when value can be added.

Exit

CB Capital has a track record of success across its investment portfolio comprised of diverse asset classes. Whether a long-term hold of an asset or a strategic exit, CB Capital’s disciplined performance has created and maintained attractive returns for its partners and investors.

Our Team

Christian Alvarado

Co-Founder

Christian Alvarado

Co-Founder

Christian is the co-founder of CB Capital, an investment and real estate development firm based in Austin, Texas.

Prior to co-founding CB Capital, Christian served as the chief of staff and counsel to the chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission where he was responsible for implementing policy, legal, and technical strategies for the Commission’s regulation of the Texas oil, gas, coal, and pipeline industries.

Christian also previously worked as an attorney at Jackson Walker, LLP where he advised corporate clients on business transactions including securities, mergers and acquisitions, business formation and governance. He has also served as a special assistant to then Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams. Governor Rick Perry appointed Christian to the One Call Board of Texas (responsible for notification systems designed to prevent underground damage to utilities and gas pipelines).

Christian was appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the Department of Information Resources’ board of directors. He is a lead investor with Opportunity Austin, board president of Austin Angels, a non-profit organization that provides assistance to local foster children, and serves on the board of Friends of the Children’s Austin chapter, a non-profit that makes a twelve-year mentoring commitment to at-risk children.

Christian received a bachelor of arts from the University of North Texas and his juris doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law where he was the staff editor for the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law.

Christian and his wife Krystle are blessed with three children (Maggie, Sam, and Jack) and call Austin home.

Brian Haley

Co-Founder

Brian Haley

Co-Founder

Brian is the co-founder of CB Capital, an investment and real estate development firm based in Austin, TX.

Prior to co-founding CB Capital, Brian served as a vice president at Limestone Capital Advisors, an Austin based private equity firm founded by Admiral Bob Inman, where he developed and managed energy related opportunities in the United States and Asia.

Brian also previously served as an advisor to Governor Tim Pawlenty and Senator John McCain, leading their presidential national finance operations and raising more than $400MM. Prior to his time in politics, Brian helped lead Dell Inc.’s customer experience team in China/Hong Kong.

Brian currently serves as Canada’s Honorary Consul in Texas, as a term member with the Council on Foreign Relations, as a lead investor with Opportunity Austin, and serves on the boards of the Blanton Museum of Art, UT Austin’s Undergraduate College, the UT School of Law, and the UT System Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee. He previously served as a public safety commissioner for the city of Austin, a member of the Texas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board ($2.4B AUM), and as the first student regent for the University of Texas System.

Brian received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was elected student body president, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law.

Brian and his wife Caroline are blessed with two children (Jane and Speller) and call Austin home.

Sarah Norman

Vice President

Sarah Norman

Vice President

Sarah is Vice President of CB Capital, an investment and real estate development firm based in Austin, Texas.

Prior to CB Capital, Sarah worked at McGuireWoods Consulting where she was responsible for assisting municipalities and infrastructure clients with lobbying the Texas Legislature on a variety of issues.

Prior to McGuireWoods Consulting, Sarah served as a fundraising campaign consultant for clients on the local, state, and national levels. She has also served as Legislative Director to State Representative Larry Gonzales where she was responsible for drafting and monitoring legislation related to transportation, IT, and appropriations. Sarah is also a former water quality analyst at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Sarah is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Forensic Investigative Science and served as Vice President of a student-led organization.

CB Capital Advisory Board

Robert Estrada

Robert Estrada

Mr. Estrada co-founded Estrada Hinojosa & Company Inc. and serves as its Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. His participation in more than 800 major municipal bond financing projects totals more than $40 billion, while his leadership qualities have led to his election to the board of directors of the MSRB, where he served as chairman. He has been a Director of Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC, The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and on the Board of Regents for the University of Texas System. Hispanic Business Magazine named Mr. Estrada among the 100 Most Influential Hispanics in America.

J. Markham Green

J. Markham Green

Mr. Green was chairman of the private equity firm Owner Resource Group, and co-founded and chaired NextVenue and PowerOne Media. From 2001 to 2003, Mark served as vice chairman of the Financial Institutions and Governments Group at JP Morgan Chase. Before joining JP Morgan Chase, Green spent eight years as a private investor where he was involved in starting eight companies and serving on their boards. One of those companies was Affordable Residential Communities, which was the predecessor to Hilltop Holdings, a NYSE listed company. From 1973 through 1992, Green was a general partner of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and co-head of its Financial Services Industry Group.

Admiral Bob Inman

Admiral Bob Inman

Admiral Inman has more than 50 years of investing, operational, and government experience. He currently serves as the Chairman of Limestone Capital Advisors, an Austin based private equity fund. His previous private sector experience includes serving on the Boards of Directors for Massey Energy (now Alpha Natural Resources), Fluor, Temple-Inland, SBC (now AT&T), Tracor, Xerox, Dell, and Oracle. His government leadership includes rising to the rank of four-star Admiral in the U.S. Navy, serving as Director of the National Security Agency, and as Vice Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Fily Lozoya

Fily Lozoya

Through hard work and integrity, Fily Lozoya has built one of the largest construction companies and real-estate portfolios in West Texas. More than 25 years ago, he came to the U.S. with only his work ethic. After spending years working in the oilfield, building a reputation for excellence and speed, he launched his first company, Lozoya Welding in 2005. That company has grown into Lozoya Construction, becoming a household name in the Permian Basin, where it operates a number of subsidiary entities and has completed more than $100M in projects. Mr. Lozoya also has built and operated a real estate portfolio that spans Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma with holdings in industrial, office, self-storage, multi-family, and residential real estate. Mr. Lozoya and his family call Midland, Texas home. He is a proud naturalized U.S. citizen and grateful for the opportunity to work with his sons, who have joined the leadership team at Lozoya Construction.

Lorin Radtke

Lorin Radtke

Mr. Radtke is a partner at Goldman Sachs and the head of FICC (fixed income, currency and commodities) Americas Structured Product Sales. Prior to assuming this role in 2012, he was head of the Mortgage Sales Group. Radtke joined Goldman Sachs in 1992 in Mortgage Sales in Chicago, moved to Mortgage Sales in London in 1998 and to Rate Sales in New York in 2000. He was named managing director in 2004 and partner in 2008. Radtke earned a BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1990 and an MBA from The University of Chicago in 1992.