Dean Lontos has over 40 years of experience in the areas of real estate finance, acquisition, development and operations. He currently serves as founder and managing partner of Bay Mountain Capital, a private lender that provides asset based debt financing for rehab, construction and bridge loan purposes secured by real estate of all types. Dean is also a co-founder and partner of Kalterra Capital Partners, a ground up developer of multifamily and mixed use properties in Texas. Previously, he co-founded and grew TriVest Residential to 5,000 apartment units and prior to that, he oversaw the asset management and transaction activities of a national syndicator of multifamily and commercial properties.
Dean’s experience as a principal involves well over $1 billion of private loan originations, development and value add investments. He has worked with hundreds of investors and industry professionals and has developed a reputation of high competency and integrity. His extensive experience with many types of real estate and investment strategies provides him with a unique perspective to draw upon with respect to the investment, development and financing of real estate assets.
Dean has a passion for entrepreneurship dating back to his college days at the University of Texas where he earned a BBA degree in Finance. He provides mentorship to both students and entrepreneurs seeking personal and business growth. He currently serves on the Board of four private lenders and two non-profit corporations.