Thaddeus Fair

Thaddeus Fair

Thaddeus currently serves as Assistant Director, Fund Manager for the Living Cities Blended Catalyst Fund. He joined Living Cities in 2019 and leads the investment origination and fund management efforts for impact investments through its Catalyst Family of Funds.

Previously, Thaddeus worked in the structured finance group for a middle market commercial/investment bank, where he was focused on structuring/underwriting new loan originations, syndications, and leading due diligence/transaction management efforts for the firm’s commercial real estate lending platform. Immediately prior, Thaddeus helped to lead the originations platform for a boutique private investment firm focused on opportunistic and value-add investment opportunities in the commercial real estate space. There, he was directly responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and structuring acquisitions and structured equity/debt investments for the firm’s multiple private investment funds. Thaddeus began his career with CNL Financial Group, a private investment management firm focused on domestic commercial real estate investments and fund management.

Thaddeus holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and a master’s degree from Georgetown University.

Thaddeus Fair

Contributing Articles

Living Cities Selected to the ImpactAssets 50 for 11th Year in a Row

Living Cities’ Capital for the New Majority team is thrilled to announce that Living Cities and the Catalyst Family of Funds have been selected to the ImpactAssets 50 (IA 50) for the eleventh consecutive year and named as an Emeritus Impact Manager for the second time. “Now in its eleventh year, the ImpactAssets 50™ is the most recognized free database of …

Contributing Resources

Living Cities Blended Catalyst Fund 2022 Annual Report

This report summarizes Living Cities Blended Catalyst Fund’s (“BCF” or the “Fund”) activities during its seventh year of operations, from July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022 (FY22). The BCF portfolio is a collection of investments that work to test innovative investment approaches to address the racial wealth gap, shift power within capital systems, and achieve better outcomes for all …

Living Cities Blended Catalyst Fund 2021 Annual Report

This report summarizes Living Cities Blended Catalyst Fund’s (BCF) activities during its sixth year of operations, from July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021 (FY21). During this fiscal year, the BCF Team fully committed the Fund as of March 31, 2021 reaching 26 investments totaling $33.5MM. The latter half of the BCF investments have been aligned with the iterated investment …

Living Cities Catalyst Fund Final Fund Report

History and Context The Living Cities collaborative turns 30 years old in 2021. During its first 15 years, Living Cities’ direct investment of $1 billion in grants and loans was leveraged 16 times over. Our resources helped move neighborhood redevelopment efforts from isolated successes to greater scale, shape federal funding programs, and build homes, stores, schools, and community facilities. In …

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