about the author
FAMILY OFFICE EXECUTIVE
Mr. Van Keuren has over 25 years’ experience in real estate, fund management, finance, and investment banking, and real estate. Among DJ’s experience includes; raising and structuring over $2BB of real estate capital. from Institutional Investors, Private Equity Funds, Family Offices, and Direct Capital Sources. Currently, Mr. Van Keuren works as a Director for a Family Office who has over 30 years of experience in contrarian and distressed real estate investing producing a gross IRR of 32% on over 200 deals since 1998, and since working at the Family Office has filled all mandates. Mr. Van Keuren has been a Director of capital markets (equity & debt) for both a domestic and international real estate development company with a focus on luxury condominiums, luxury multifamily apartments, active adult communities & hotels. Additional experience includes acting Director at a boutique investment banking firm where he focused on real estate and energy, COO for ONYX Capital, an alternative asset, real estate due diligence and capital markets group, and Managing Director for the Horison Management Group where he acted as the Fund Manager for the American Dream Real Estate Fund.
Mr. Van Keuren is the author of "The Family Office Guide to Real Estate and Commercial Investment", founder & contributor of www.usfamilyofficrealestate.com, is a member of the Harvard Alumni Assoc, past President and Board Member for the Harvard Real Estate Alumni Organization, Past Board Member for the Alumni Advisory Board at the Real Estate Academic Initiative at Harvard. DJ received his B.A. from Ball State University, attended graduate studies in Real Estate from the NYU Schack Real Estate Institute, and received his Masters Degree from Harvard University in Management and Finance.
Mr. Van Keuren's personal website can be found at www.djvankeuren.com