Mr. O’Keeffe joined Newport Capital Partners in 2019 and is a Vice President on the Investments team. In this capacity, he works closely with the Firm’s Investments and Portfolio Management teams in underwriting and analyzing new investment opportunities, valuation of assets and investment vehicles, and business plan projections.
Prior to joining NCP, Mr. O’Keeffe was an Assistant Vice President with MB Financial Bank. During his five-year tenure, he primarily managed the credit risk of a $100+ million commercial real estate (CRE) loan portfolio of construction loans and term debt. In addition, he assisted in the origination of over $400 million of CRE loans, recommended and structured financial solutions for investors, and established and maintained client relationships.
Mr. O’Keeffe received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance with concentration in Risk Management from the University of Iowa and his MBA from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).