Former Morgan Stanley Executive Larry Goodman Joins the Pinnacle Family of Companies

Jan 27, 2010, 09:00 ET from Pinnacle

DALLAS, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pinnacle Family of Companies, an international real estate investment and management firm, today announced that Larry Goodman has been appointed President of the newly formed Pinnacle Equities. Goodman will be responsible for day to day operations and growth of Cascade Affordable Housing and Olympic Investors, and will be headquartered in Dallas.

Stan Harrelson, Pinnacle CEO, shares that "Pinnacle Equities was formed to align ownership in these two distinct and growth oriented platforms. In each case there is a defined strategy and set of objectives. The ability to add Larry to our team ensures that these companies will receive the very highest degree of institutional sophistication, discipline, and prudence. Coupled with Larry's entrepreneurial outlook and aggressive approach, I feel we have the opportunity to really energize the way these companies do business."

"This change is important for the success of Cascade and Olympic," said Basil Rallis, Director, Cascade Affordable Housing. "It will allow both of these companies to grow and improve the performance of the assets we are entrusted to preserve and enhance."

Goodman has a strong background in investment and asset management, coming to Pinnacle with nearly twenty years of real estate experience, including fifteen years with Morgan Stanley and its predecessors Lend Lease and Equitable of Atlanta, Georgia. His most recent position at Morgan Stanley was Executive Director, Portfolio Management.

Goodman is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) of the CCIM Institute, earned a Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) from CoreNet Global, and is a Real Property Administrator (RPA) through Building Owners and Managers Institute International. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP) and the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC).

A native of Miami, Florida, Goodman holds a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Finance from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

About the Pinnacle Family of Companies

The Pinnacle Family includes Pinnacle, the nation's leader in multifamily property management, managing a portfolio of multi-family and commercial assets valued at more than $22 billion, with over 5,000 employees in 42 states and seven countries. The Family also includes Pinnacle Capital, AMS Global Capital, Pinnacle AMS Development and a number of other investment equity and service providers. For more information, visit

About Pinnacle Equities

Affiliate Pinnacle Equities comprises Cascade Affordable Housing, a national acquisition and investment firm specializing in tax credit and affordable properties, and Olympic Investors, specialists in acquisition, ownership, and disposition of multifamily properties.

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