Tye Palonen currently serves as Senior Vice President, Investments with a focus on ground lease investments. Tye has over fifteen years of real estate investment experience, most recently serving as the head of ground lease investments for a family office based in Los Angeles. Tye began his real estate career at Deutsche Bank in New York City as a member of the Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging Investment Banking Group where he advised public and private companies on a variety of capital markets and M&A transactions totaling over $20 billion. Tye received his MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Arizona.