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Team

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    Tom JohnsonCEO & Managing Member

    Tom Johnson, a CEO and Managing Member, is also the co-founder and President of LaSale, an LA-based investment management company with over $100 billion of assets under management. Prior to founding LaSale, Tom was a Senior Managing Director at GTF Group, where he controlled investment portfolios in excess of $50 billion. Previously, he served as the Principal Fixed Income Officer at CalFERS.He is responsible for overseeing all investment operations, including due diligence, financing, acquisition, asset management and disposition, and commits his own funds to each bargain.

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    Gregory MorrisPresident

    Gregory Morris, a President of LaSale, takes care of all investment activities of the company and is responsible for its growth. Prior to founding LaSale, Gregory was a Senior Manager at Barclays Capital Real Estate based in Los Angeles, where he started his practice in debt financing for institutional local equity funds and private operators, which include CMBS, mezzanine, JV, and bridge equity structures. Previously, he has been a Partner at FBI Consulting in their office in LA, a publicly-traded turnaround, assessment, and wrecked advisory company. Gregory is also a Chief Financial Analyst. He is also responsible for controlling all investment operations, including due diligence, financing, acquisition, asset management and disposition, and commits their own funds to each bargain.

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    Jack PoolVice President

    Jack Pool, as a Vice President, manages the firm's multifamily portfolio and assists in new acquisitions. Prior to joining LaSale, Jack was a Chief Acquisitions Manager at Starpint Real Estate, a real estate investment and operating firm located in Los Angeles. Working at Starpint, Jack completed over $525 million in transactions.

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    Sam HunterVice President

    Before joining LaSalle team, Sam Hunter worked as an Acquisitions Associate at Blick&Rick Real Estate company in the office of Newport Beach. Hunter was responsible for the acquisition of over $180 million of real estate assets.

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    Nicholas WilsonDirector, Portfolio Management

    Nicholas Wilson is a Director of Portfolio Management and Commercial Asset Management. Prior to working in LaSales, Nicholas had an Asset Management role at CGM Group, a real estate investment company located in Los Angeles, where Nicholas had to oversee the performance of the firm's diversified $15 Billion portfolios. 

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    Michael PerryDirector of Investments

    Michael Perry has over 15 years of practical experience in the industry. He is in charge of finding fresh and innovative investment opportunities and potential partners and is a part of the asset management team accountable for both commercial and single-family properties in LaSale’s portfolio. Previously, Michael worked at the institutional investment companies.