Perry Pound

Perry Pound is a visionary finance, technology, and real estate executive and dealmaker. He is the CEO of Pound Ventures, an investment and advisory firm with the mission of advancing market innovation to address societal challenges. During his tenure as a Managing Director at Greystar and a Director at Alliance, JPI, BRE, and The Olson Company, Perry was entrusted to invest $3 Billion into the California economy, contributing $150 million to local parks and schools, building approximately 5,000 homes, and creating more than 7,000 jobs. He began his career in public service.

Mr. Pound was recognized as one of California’s Top 100 Public Policy Leaders by the Sacramento Bee. He has run for the U.S. Senate and served as an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine Business School. Perry holds an MA in International Finance from The Fletcher School at Tufts, and completed his second year in the MBA Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Pound graduated with honors from Pepperdine University, where he served as Student Body President, and as an Intern for a U.S. President and a U.S. Congressman. Perry resides in Southern California and enjoys international travel, reading, paddleboarding, skiing, and spending time with his wife and daughter.