Archon Private Equity Partners, a private asset manager and investment firm, has hired 20-year industry veteran Ambrose Aston as a managing partner and head of retail distribution for the firm’s investment products and funds.
Prior to joining Archon, Aston served as a senior vice president at Bluerock Capital Markets, and before that, spent nearly six years in a similar role at Griffin Capital Securities LLC. He was previously a senior vice president at Hartman Income REIT and a director of fund development at Roswell Capital Partners.
“Archon is fortunate to have hired one of the most accomplished and highly regarded capital market professionals in the investment management business,” said Jim Cannon, partner at Archon. “His reputation as a leader and capital raiser at leading firms such as Griffin Capital and Morgan Stanley is well known, and we are delighted to match his distribution expertise with our private equity and real estate expertise.”
“As the firm begins to focus on the next phase of its growth, we want to reaffirm to our stakeholders and the market our commitment to structuring and delivering best in class investment solutions with best in class talent. Ambrose is a large part of that commitment,” added Cannon.
Archon Private Equity Partners has five investment funds, including Archon Capital LP, Archon Capital Homes, Archon Capital Growth & Income LP, and claims to be one of largest buyers of single-family rental properties in the United States. The firm handles the acquisition, rehabilitation, construction, and disposition of its assets.
Archon Private Equity Partners is based in Austin, Texas and has additional offices in New York, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.