Bruce Batkin
President & CEO
Terra Capital Partners, LLC

Bruce Batkin co-founded and is Chief Executive Officer of Terra Capital Partners, a private real estate funds management firm focused on mezzanine, preferred equity and bridge investments.  Since its founding in 2002, Terra has originated and managed over 300 investments in 45 million square feet of U.S. property.  It is the sponsor of Terra Income Funds, fixed income alternative investments sold to individual investors through a network of 20,000 financial advisors.

Mr. Batkin has over 35 years’ experience in real estate acquisition, finance, development, management and investment banking. Prior to founding Terra, he held senior management positions at Merrill Lynch, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, ABN Amro and several private real estate development partnerships. Mr. Batkin has acquired major commercial properties nationwide and acted as managing partner in over $5 billion of real estate investments for domestic and foreign investors.

He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Real Estate Academic Initiative at Harvard University, the Cornell Real Estate Council and the Committee for Economic Development. He is also on the Advisory Board of the Baker Program in Real Estate and a participant in the semiannual Yale CEO Summit. Mr. Batkin received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School.