CityView is a premier investment management and development firm which targets complex multifamily housing opportunities in densely populated urban markets primarily in the Western United States. The firm prides itself on its ability to be a part of revitalizing neighborhoods within metropolitan areas while at the same time striving to generate meaningful returns for its institutional investors.
Sean Burton has over 15 years of experience in real estate and equity investments and has been with CityView since 2003. Burton manages CityView’s platform and operations and chairs the investment committees for CityView’s two Blackstone funds and its Los Angeles Urban Fund. Prior to joining CityView, Burton was vice president of corporate business development and strategy at Warner Bros. Before that, Burton was an attorney in the real estate and corporate groups of O’Melveny & Myers, LLP and served in the White House during the Clinton Administration. He is a graduate of University of California, Irvine and New York University School of Law.
Tony Cardoza joined the firm in 2011 and is responsible for CityView’s development and investment activities throughout the West Coast. During this time, Cardoza has been involved in the acquisition or development of over 2,100 Class A apartment units in urban infill areas located in major population centers. He has 17 years of experience in real estate investment and management. Previously, Cardoza ran the investment group for Real Estate Capital Partners in the Western U.S., which developed and acquired over 3,700 multi-family units in joint venture partnerships during his tenure. Prior to that, he worked for Prometheus Real Estate Group in a land and multi-family acquisitions role on the West Coast. Cardoza has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Middlebury College and a Masters of Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.
Damian Gancman manages the finance, accounting and reporting processes for the company and coordinates the functions with CityView’s fund managers. He is a member of the Investment Committee for CityView’s existing funds. Prior to joining CityView in 2005, Gancman was at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Los Angeles. He holds a Masters in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California and a dual Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Psychology from UC Berkeley.
Matt Falley joined CityView in 2014 and oversees and directs the company’s legal affairs. Falley was previously a partner at Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP, where he represented numerous clients in the real estate industry, including CityView. Falley is a graduate of University of California, Santa Barbara and University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), where he was a member of “California Law Review” and Order of the Coif.