Theodore Karatz
Managing Director
GTIS Partners

Teddy Karatz is a Senior Director at GTIS Partners LP and is responsible for sourcing and analyzing investment opportunities across the west coast.  GTIS Partners is a global real estate investment firm headquartered in New York with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Munich, Paris and São Paulo.  The firm has 88 employees and manages approximately $5.0 billion of committed capital.  Since September 2009, GTIS has committed approximately $1.5 billion of equity to the U.S. residential sector having invested in 81 projects representing $7.2 billion in total project costs.  These investment strategies include land development and homebuilding, where the firm has acquired more than 44,000 residential lots.     
Mr. Karatz received a B.A. in Communication from the Annenberg School at the University of Southern California and received a Masters in Real Estate Development from the Lusk School at the University of Southern California.