Prior to co-founding Archytas Ventures, Mr. Kivitz was a Managing Partner at Alta Verde Group, a company he co-founded to acquire distressed real estate assets resulting from the housing market crash in 2008.
Mr. Kivitz successfully grew the firm to over $50 million in annual sales, and was recognized as the #3 Fastest Growing Private Company in 2015 by The LA Business Journal. Mr. Kivitz was responsible for overseeing all deal acquisitions, asset management, and financial guidance for the company and its subsidiaries. During his tenure at Alta Verde Group, Mr. Kivitz structured and closed in excess of $250 million of land financing, debt, and equity to achieve scale for the company.
Prior to co-founding Alta Verde Group in 2008, he worked in the Fund Investments Group at Hamilton Lane Advisors and the Structured Finance Group at Capital Source REIT.
Mr. Kivitz received his BBA from The George Washington University and was previously an elected member of the GWREA.