Finance, Accounting & Investor Relations


Garland Faist
Senior Vice President - Chief Financial Officer

Garland Faist is responsible for directing the accounting, tax and financial operations of FCP’s management companies and partnerships.

Prior to joining FCP, Mr. Faist was Vice President - Corporate Controller for The Mills Corporation (formerly NYSE:MLS) which owned and managed retail and entertainment centers throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Prior to The Mills Corporation, Mr. Faist was a senior manager with the international accounting firm, KPMG LLP. Mr. Faist is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated with a BS in Accounting from Virginia Tech.


Nikita Rao
Senior Vice President - Portfolio Management and Investor Relations


Nikita Rao is responsible for strategic portfolio planning and reporting, including fund financial and operational analysis. Separately, Ms. Rao is responsible for managing the firm's Investor Relations team and leading the firm's client development with existing and prospective investors.

Prior to joining FCP, Ms. Rao was an Associate in the U.S. Real Estate Investment division of The Carlyle Group, where she was responsible for managing a portfolio of 20 assets with total capitalization of $1.75 billion. Ms. Rao began her career as a senior auditor at KPMG LLP in its Financial Services Group. Ms. Rao is a Certified Public Accountant and received her BS in accountancy from Villanova University.


Steve Walsh
Senior Vice President - Capital Markets

Steve Walsh is responsible for asset and corporate finance as well as investor relations for FCP.

Mr. Walsh brings more than 18 years of capital markets experience in equity and debt markets and capital raising, most recently with CarrAmerica Realty Corporation (previously NYSE:CRE), where he served as Senior Vice President for Capital Markets and was a member of the Investment and Operating Committees. Before joining CarrAmerica, he worked at The Mills Corporation and NationsBank. Mr. Walsh received his MBA from George Washington University and his BS from SUNY at Oneonta.


Mark Annick
Senior Associate - Senior Accountant

Mark Annick is responsible for partnership and real estate venture accounting and fund-level reporting.

Prior to joining FCP, Mr. Annick served as a Manager at Aronson, LLC, where he oversaw client engagements and processes for several client teams.  Mr. Annick is a Certified Public Accountant and received his BA degree from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


Brian Cohn
Director of Information and Technology

Brian Cohn has joined FCP as the new Director of Information and Technology (IT).  Mr. Cohn will manage FCP's growing IT, data and reporting demands.  Additionally, he will be responsible for FCP's cybersecurity and infrastructure capabilities.

Mr. Cohn previously served as a senior manager at Capital One Bank, where he was responsible for Fraud and Customer Security Technologies. He recently returned from Recife, Brazil where he provided pro-bono mentorship and consulting to Brazilian non-profits and start-up companies. Prior to Capital One Bank, Mr. Cohn was a manager at FI Consulting. Mr. Cohn received his MBA with a specialization in Finance and Strategy from Georgetown University and earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


Kevin Curry
Vice President - Tax

Kevin Curry is responsible for tax compliance, tax planning and accounting for income taxes for FCP and the private equity real estate funds managed by FCP.

Prior to joining FCP, Mr. Curry served as a Manager at The Carlyle Group, where he oversaw Carlyle's publicly traded partnership and other firm related tax matters. Prior to joining The Carlyle Group, Mr. Curry was a Manager with Ernst & Young LLP working with real estate and private equity clients. Mr. Curry is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated with a BBA and MS in Accounting from James Madison University.


James M. Rensen
Vice President - Controller

James Rensen is responsible for fund-related accounting and provides accounting support for FCP's investor clients.

Prior to joining FCP, Mr. Rensen served as Senior Accountant at Perseus, LLC, a merchant bank and private equity fund management company, where he was responsible for fund reporting and investor communications. Prior to joining Perseus, LLC, Mr. Rensen was Senior Accountant with the Joint Venture Accounting group of HMS Host Corporation. Mr. Rensen is a Certified Public Accountant and received his MBA from Georgetown University and BS in Accounting from the University of Connecticut.


Alec Rife
Senior Associate - Assistant Controller

Alec Rife is responsible for fund-related accounting and provides accounting support for FCP's investor clients.

Before joining FCP, Mr. Rife served as an Accounting Manager at Combined Properties Incorporated, a full service real estate company. Mr. Rife is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated with a MS in Accounting from George Washington University.


Moriah Thomas Parker
Associate - Portfolio Management and Investor Relations

Moriah Thomas Parker is responsible for supporting the Asset Management and Portfolio Management team on FCP’s proprietary Asset Management System, utilizing the data in order to analyze FCP’s funds, monitor and forecast fund-level cash flows and assess fund-level risk.  Ms. Thomas Parker is also responsible in supporting the Investor Relations team by providing standard reporting and analyses to investors, creating presentations and assisting in investor due diligence.

Prior to joining FCP, Ms. Thomas Parker worked as a Senior Accountant with The Carlyle Group in Arlington, VA, where she performed financial reporting and analysis for the Europe, Ireland, and Middle East buyout funds. Prior to joining Carlyle, she worked as a management consultant at Protiviti Inc.  Ms. Thomas Parker graduated from Howard University where she earned her BBA with a concentration in Finance.