Senior Vice President
Dinesh Gupta is a Senior Vice President and co-founder of First Guardian Group and focuses on strategic planning, investment selection, financing, transaction structuring, disposition, asset and portfolio management, and investor reporting.Mr. Gupta has directly been involved in transactions totaling over $2.5 billion including income properties and development projects nationwide of on behalf of the firm’s clients and Investors. He has developed numerous financing relationships with top tier banks such as Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley, Chase and many other institutions that assist the firm in providing financial and due diligence resources for the firm’s real estate transactions. Dinesh also led efforts to provide oversight on the management of retail, commercial and multifamily assets on behalf of the firm’s clients.
Dinesh possesses significant experience in underwriting and formulating effective deal structures between buyers and sellers of commercial real estate assets resulting in increased transaction volume for the firm.Dinesh has extensive experience in managing Private Equity investment funds on behalf of individuals and institutions. Prior to founding First Guardian Group, he co-founded D&B Venture Management and Satwik Ventures that collectively managed more than 25 investments on its own account and on behalf of numerous high net worth individuals. In addition to the $50M of equity on its own account, these investments attracted over $1 billion of co-investments from top tier Private Equity Funds.
Dinesh holds an MBA from the Santa Clara University, California and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Delhi University, India. Dinesh also holds Series 22, Series 63 and Series 79 securities licenses and is a registered representative with LightPath Capital Inc.