Mr. Ta is responsible for managing a diverse portfolio of commercial real estate loans. Mr. Ta has over 15 years of commercial real estate experience. Prior to joining ACORE, he was Sr. Project Manager for ATCAP Partners, LLC, a private equity and real estate investment platform focused on acquiring and operating institutional quality industrial assets in Texas and the surrounding states with a portfolio totaling over 5MM square feet. With ATCAP, Don was directly responsible for all management aspects of operations, financial, capital, and reporting functions for 1.3MM square feet of light industrial product with an approximate asset value of $80MM.
Before joining ATCAP Partners, Mr. Ta was a Senior Asset Manager at KeyBank Real Estate Capital where he was involved in broad management of commercial loans including: 1) acquisition underwriting and due diligence of CMBS and Agency B-pieces and whole loans for third-party clients, 2) transaction underwriting and approval including loan modifications, assumptions, transfers of interest, and other borrower consent requests, and 3) developing and implementing workout strategies for defaulted FDIC and SBA loans. While with Berkadia and predecessor organizations for 9 years prior to the sale of its CMBS Special Servicing business to KeyBank, Mr. Ta was responsible for managing and disposition of CMBS REO assets totaling over $320MM in sale proceeds, mitigating losses for various controlling class certificate holders and investors.
Mr. Ta holds a BBA degree in Finance from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA with a Real Estate and Finance concentration from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is Argus Software Certified and is a licensed Texas real estate broker. He is also on Advisory Council Member of the UT-Austin “REFIC” Real Estate Finance and Investment Center, and a member of The Real Estate Council’s “ALC” Associate Leadership Class of 2009-2010. Mr. Ta and his wife, Holly, have three young children and reside in Frisco, Texas.