Don Bartlett is President and CEO of Momentum Partners, Inc. As the company’s head of real estate and a recognized expert in the real estate industry, Bartlett is responsible for overall real estate strategy, deal flow, project selection and investment group formation. A 30 year veteran in commercial real estate, Bartlett’s expertise includes product and fund design, new business development, portfolio strategy and investment management. He has substantial transaction experience with nationally recognized household name brand companies and with numerous Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 companies, including Key Corp, PACCAR and Microsoft.
Prior to founding Momentum Partners, Bartlett was a co-founder of EssentialMarkets, a business-to-business e-commerce company specializing in web-enabled procurement systems, where he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors. He successfully passed control of the company to Deutsche eVentures, a division of Deutsche Banc, in partnership with GeoSorros and Quantum Sorros Fund early in 2001. Prior to EssentialMarkets, Bartlett was a co-founder of LibertyBay.com, a consumer Internet Service Provider (ISP) whose subscriber base was later sold to Earthlink. Bartlett served as Chairman and director of LibertyBay.com, and was responsible for negotiating the bulk of the company’s key business partnerships. Bartlett has worked routinely with Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 companies and their mid-tier enterprises partners as well as with numerous Household Name companies engaged in roll-out strategies and has a clear understanding of their needs and wants. In addition, his extensive experience and dedication to excellence means he understands investor expectations and the challenges successful projects face on a daily basis.
Matthew Wallin serves as Chief Investment Officer and is responsible for managing Momentum Partners’ resources across investment and operating disciplines, implementing the firm’s long-term strategy, and running day-to-day operations. He is actively involved in the oversight of Momentum’s due diligence and project management processes. Matt also serves on the Company’s board of directors.
Prior to joining the Momentum Team, Matt worked as a registered representative and was licensed to solicit for the sale of securities, annuities, and an assortment of other financial products offered by Country Financial. His transactional background includes experience in a variety of responsibilities ranging from Accounting Manager at Interstate Brands Corporation (Hostess & Wonderbread) where he reported directly to company’s comptroller and had account authority in excess of 175 million, annually, to senior commercial construction sales positions where Matt routinely worked with Fortune 500 companies such as Newell Rubbermaid (#397 of the Fortune 500) and Thomas and Betts. Matt attended the University of Portland on academic scholarship where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in accounting in 2005.
He is actively involved in the ministry at Life Center Church where he serves as a worship leader and routinely volunteers at The Rescue Mission in Tacoma, Washington.
Mr. Ormond is a veteran of 35+ years in the real estate development and building products industry. For the past 10 years, he has served a dual role as Vice President and General Manager of GX International and GX Architecture & Design Consulting Service, Inc. (GX) a division of Zhejiang Jiangong Real Estate Development Group (JGRE) maintaining divisions and offices in Seattle, WA USA; Newport Beach, CA USA; Sydney, Australia; Hong Kong, China, and Hangzhou, China. JGRE is a multinational real estate development company based in Hangzhou, China. Mr. Ormond reports directly to the chairman of the company and is responsible for investment selection, portfolio management, as well as overseeing day-to-day operations. Selected a AAA credit enterprise by financial institutions for ten consecutive years, JGRE has become a multi-faceted real estate enterprise focused on the development and operation of international urban residential, commercial, retail and resort complexes.
The company has an impressive track record and to date has developed more than 20 large scale urban and commercial mega projects. With more high quality projects being added to the portfolio annually, it’s customized projects for enterprises listed among China's Top 500 Enterprises such as China Mobile, China Unicom and Zhejiang Energy as well as specific purpose and mixed use mega projects such as Legend City, a multi-use urban high-rise project consisting of five 24 to 26 story condominium towers with 1000 sold-out condominium living units; EAC/Euro America Center, a three building 26 story high-tech high-rise mixed use commercial office, residential and retail complex housing an indoor two story shopping mall and restaurants, an award winning 450 unit serviced apartment building managed by Oakwood Suites & Residences and a luxury five-star hotel; Westlake Mansions & Ultra Luxury Resort, a private pre-sold resort style 89 room ultra-luxury boutique hotel community with private club and 12 luxury villas; J Legend Bay, a waterfront 24 to 26 story six building high-rise mixed use commercial, residential and retail complex; Qingyun Legend City Waterfront, a large scale mid-rise residential development, as well as multiple land and business development projects in the USA and Australia including three “new-town” redevelopment projects.
allows us to be nimble and maximizes returns while limiting investor's risk
to directly invest in institutional-quality real estate with a team that repeatedly delivers high returns
gives us the wisdom to identify market trends and come out on top of real estate cycle
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Momentum Partners Inc., has strong internal and external capabilities which enable us to attack each opportunity challenge with our experience, process, and relationships. We work with a national team of talented operators, development & architectural consultants, and property managers to execute our mission. We make certain clear communication occurs through the development chain to ensure the success within all facets of the project: investors, asset managers, operational professionals, and other key players. We deliver remarkable returns to our investors and great value to our residents. We use the Momentum Process for identifying opportunities that are critical to our success.
First, we use statistical models of the top metropolitan and surrounding areas (MSAs).
Next, we perform a gap analysis of the data we collected. We then use this data to reveal strategic insights for the most profitable and lucrative market segments. This information gives us criteria to acquire distressed properties from motivated sellers.
Finally, after proving demand and projecting a high profit margin we acquire a property feeling we’ve mitigated investor risk and maximized profit potential. Momentum Partners’ principals have developed a strong network of industry professionals. This network has allowed the firm access to key relationships and information it uses to create opportunity. With direct access to professionals in the Real Estate and Investment industry we expedite the process from acquisition to sale. Fast and efficient performance gives our investors larger annualized returns and limits opportunity cost. We stand firmly committed to these principles and that is why our partners and investors keep returning to us.
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remarkable returns to our investors and great value to our residents.
performance gives our investors larger annualized returns and limits opportunity cost.
of industry professionals which has allowed the firm access to key relationships.
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