Dan Magder is the Founder and Managing Partner of Center Creek Capital Group and CEO of Center Creek Homes. He created Center Creek to demonstrate that private capital and expertise can advance social impact, while also providing strong financial returns to investors.
Previously, Dan was a Director of Investments for Lone Star Funds, a $70B private equity fund specializing in distressed debt, where he sourced assets through partnerships with government agencies including Treasury, the Federal Reserve, the GSEs and HUD. He was also a Managing Director of Carrington Holdings – a leading non-bank lender and specialty servicer and a Director of Corporate Development at Capital One, where his deals include the $14B acquisition of North Fork Bank.
He has spoken at the White House National Economic Council, Harvard Business School, George Washington University School of Business and numerous industry conferences. He has published research papers through the Urban Institute as well, and the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Dan has a BA in Ethics, Politics & Economics from Yale and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of Business. He lives in Washington DC with his wife, son and daughter, and spends his free time driving his kids to hockey and dance lessons.