Mr. Garcia possesses an expert level of financial acumen in his day-to-day oversight of accounting, financial reporting, audit oversight and strategic planning for Manhattan West and its affiliated entities. With over a decade of experience in high level financial roles, Mr. Garcia is integrally involved in all aspects of Manhattan West’s global business.
Mr. Garcia’s domestic and international experience across a wide range of asset classes in finance makes him ideally suited to oversee the complexity of Manhattan West’s operations. Prior to Manhattan West, Mr. Garcia worked for Los Angeles based Oakmont Corporation where he was responsible for the financial affairs of Cabo del Sol, a luxury master-planned real estate development in Los Cabos, Mexico. Prior to Oakmont, Mr. Garcia worked at Saban Capital Group, an $8 billion Los Angeles based private investment firm. At Saban, Mr. Garcia was responsible for managing a broadly diversified portfolio of investments in equities, fixed income, real estate, and alternatives.
Prior to Saban Capital, Mr. Garcia worked in the private equity industry with Silver Canyon, a growth equity investment firm based in San Diego, California. He also worked at Platinum Equity, a global Private Equity firm based in Beverly Hills, California where he worked on M&A transactions, transformations of businesses in work outs and complex situations. A CPA by training, Mr. Garcia began his career at KPMG in Audit and Transaction Services.
Mr. Garcia received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Entrepreneurship from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Born and raised in Southern California, Mr. Garcia enjoys golf and international travel.