Team

John Denes - CEO

John Denes – CEO

John Denes – CEO – Emeritus
Started his Team in 2010 to accommodate the needs of the General Partners of various Private Equity Funds from $100mm to $500mm. John was the Chief Development Officer for a leading Technology firm that specialized in Data Centers where he was responsible for raising $500 Million for their Big Data fund. John was also Chief Development Officer with a Clean Tech firm where he was responsible for raising capital for their Bio-Fuels PE fund totaling $50 million. John also served as the VP of Institutions for a Global Macro Long Short Fund raising over $500 million for their Hedge Fund and Long Only funds. John has raised capital for various Real Estate Funds totaling over $100 million. John has worked as a Officer of RIA firms, Hedge funds, and Private Equity funds advising them on raising capital for the past 10 years. John started off his career with Dean Witter and later moved to Prudential Securities as a Quantitative Portfolio Manager where he raised $100 million in capital that he managed for nearly a decade. John’s undergrad degree came from the Harvard of Aviation – Embry Riddle Aeronautical University where he received his Bachelors of Science in Aeronautical Science along with his Commercial, Instrument, and Multi Engine Pilots Licenses. John later went on to receive his MBA in Finance. John will assist REO Capital by consulting as Emeritus. johndenes@reocapitalllc.com Direct Office Number 1-310-909-8727

Ray Espinoza

Ray Espinoza


Raymond Espinoza – Managing Partner
Raymond Espinoza brings the strategic focus, vision, and mature judgment gained during a successful career leveraging diverse business and financial advisory expertise with a variety of entrepreneurial, and market-making businesses. Raymond served as a Capital Advisor for several start-up Commercial Real Estate funds where he led acquisitions, capital raising efforts, and negotiated strategic partnerships. In particular, Raymond’s recent work with Tauro Capital resulted in raising $57 million for expansion efforts. Raymond has also leveraged his accounting and economic skills to analyze corporate needs and quickly develop and implement plans to facilitate operating improvements. Raymond holds a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University in the field of study of business and managerial economics . Raymond delivers speaking engagements throughout the United States regarding entrepreneurship and financial management topics. Ray is registered with a Broker Dealer and FINRA plus the State of California with his Series 82 & 63 Securities Licenses. RayEspinoza@reocapitalllc.com – 1-213-995-6922 direct office

Jeff Diedenhofen

Jeff Diedenhofen


Jeff Diedenhofen – Managing Director Business Development
Is a results-driven, enterprising, and detail-oriented professional well positioned to leverage his skills, knowledge and experience in Commercial Real Estate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Raises, and numerous other entrepreneurial ventures. Jeff served as Sales Director for a Mergers & Acquisitions software company at a Venture Advisory firm that acquires small businesses for their diverse software/tech portfolio. Jeff has negotiated strategic partnerships and has created marketing projects and sales strategies with emphasis on sales growth and brand recognition. Jeff served as Analyst for an M&A advisory firm specializing in lower-middle market transactions. Jeff leveraged his financial acumen and relationship building skills as Commercial Real Estate Agent and Business Broker at Peak Properties, successfully advising as intermediary through numerous business transactions. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration: Finance from California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo. Jeff is a licensed CA real estate sales person. Jeff is working on completing his CFA charterholder. Jeff is also completing his Series 82 & 63 FINRA Securities Licenses.
Jeffd@reocapitalllc.com

REO Capital’s Team is a work in progress as we grow. We are always looking for Motivated and experienced Talent to expand our Team.

REO Capital Team

REO Capital Team