Jatin Desai

Managing Principal & CFO

As a founding partner and Managing Principal, Chief Financial Officer of Peachtree Group, Jatin leverages his over 20 years of experience in the financial services and commercial real estate industries.

His key roles encompass sourcing, negotiating, and financing acquisition and development projects for Peachtree Group and its affiliated companies. During his tenure at the firm, he has successfully overseen hundreds of transactions of approximately $10 billion.

Prior to his work with Peachtree, Jatin started his career in investment banking with Wachovia Securities, where he focused on asset underwriting and private equity transactions ranging from $100 million to over $5 billion. He then worked at his family's hotel business before joining Peachtree Group.

Jatin holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and he also attended The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and completed coursework at The London School of Economics and Political Science. He is an Advisory Board member for the Wood Center for Real Estate Studies at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC-Chapel Hill.