John Azar
EVP, Member Principle
MACC Venture Partners, LLC

John is the Executive Vice President and Member Principle of MACC Venture Partners and the Capstone Multifamily Group companies where he directs strategic development, capital management and growth for the families of companies. He also oversees alternative financing and investor/portfolio development.  John is also Principle of Peal 15 Capital. John has a history of pronounced success in investment management, institutional sales and distribution as well as commercial banking and lending.  

He was a co-Founder and Managing Partner of Boston Venture Partners (BVP), a private equity consulting and finance firm based in Boston specializing in real estate development, and structured finance. Through his tenure with BVP he worked on a cumulative portfolio of $1.8 Billion spanning from Boston to Miami as well as London and South America.  His roles in investment houses and banks provided an integral understanding of debt and equity financing as well as deal structure; honing his skills and insights into the critical planning issues relevant to growing successful companies.  

John served on the boards of directors of several non-profit organizations, and is currently a board member for the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra.  He has been a guest lecturer on entrepreneurship and finance and is a continuous advocate for several business growth initiatives.    John holds a BA from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte and an MBA from Boston University Questrom School of Business.