Vukota Capital Management Opens Los Angeles Office and Hires Three Key Executives

29 June, 2016

LOS ANGELES, CA – Vukota Capital Management (“VCM”) today announces its expansion of operations and market reach with the opening of its West Coast office in Los Angeles and the appointment of three key executives.  Joining the firm in Los Angeles are Paul E. Slye as President of VCM Real Estate, and Wilbur F. Lin as Senior Vice President of VCM Real Estate.  In Denver, VCM welcomes Paul B. Evans as General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer.

Paul Slye has over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry and will oversee the Los Angeles office and VCM’s Real Estate business.  Prior to joining VCM, Mr. Slye was a co-founder and principal of Brentwood Capital Partners (“BCP”), a California-based boutique real estate investment, development, and management firm.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Slye was a Director of AEW Capital Management with responsibility for the management of equity investments in public and private companies. Mr. Slye earned a Bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and is an active member of numerous educational fundraising entities. In addition, Mr. Slye sits on the board of directors for the Westside YMCA, Echo Horizon School, John Tracy Clinic, and St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church.

Wilber Lin also joins VCM from BCP, where he served as Senior Vice President. In his new position, Mr. Lin will be responsible for asset management, financial analysis, and underwriting of prospective acquisitions. Prior to BCP, Mr. Lin was Senior Asset Manager at Gilmore Associates where he oversaw the firm’s stabilized and development portfolio. Mr. Lin received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Paul Evans will spearhead VCM’s legal activities, regulatory matters, compliance, risk management, and the overall operating coordination of its various business functions.  Previously, Mr. Evans operated his own firm specializing in providing legal operations, corporate tax matters, and business development services to real estate investment clients. Mr. Evans earned a BA from the University of Northern Colorado and his JD and LLM from the University of Denver.

Tom Vukota, VCM’s Founder and Chief Investment Officer, said, “We have worked closely with Paul Slye, Paul Evans, and Wilbur Lin on several transactions spanning over the last decade.  Their familiarity with our team, coupled with their exceptional acumen and reputation, provide great leadership for our firm.  We are delighted to have all three talented executives on board to help accelerate our growth.”

About Vukota Capital Management

Vukota Capital Management is a Denver and Los Angeles-based privately held investment firm with more than $400 million in assets under management.  Founded in 2010, VCM focuses exclusively on niche alternative investments in both public and private markets.  The firm strives to achieve absolute risk-adjusted returns with low correlation to mainstream investments by implementing more effective strategies in selected markets. Our investment activities are focused on less efficient segments within Real Estate, Private Equity, and Public Markets. For more information, please email