COMPANY PROFILES

Together, our individual real estate and investment companies provide us with varied insights, profitable opportunites, and a long-running influence in our target marketplace.

THE PILLAR COMPANIES

PILLAR CAPITAL GROUP

Pillar Capital Group (PCG) is a private real estate investment firm focused on opportunistic and value-add real estate investments in the Western U.S. PCG is primarily focused on providing capital for unique and opportunistic real estate investments through various structures including direct equity investments, joint ventures and direct lending opportunities.

PILLAR REALTY & INVESTMENTS

Pillar Realty & Investments is a full service real estate brokerage firm and one of the Pillar group of companies. Pillar Realty provides real estate brokerage services related to the acquisitions and disposition of the various investments held by Pillar Companies either directly or though its affiliates.

TAG-PCG PARTNERS

TAG-PCG Partners is a partnership of Pillar Capital Group (PCG) and Targeted Alternatives Group (TAG), led by Kurt Lefteroff. Together, TAG-PCG pursue real estate, venture capital and private equity investments. TAG-PCG possesses extensive transaction experience in debt and equity financing, structured finance, business operations and fund formation.

VERHAAREN OPPORTUNITIES FUNDS

Verhaaren Opportunities Funds were formed to take advantage of the historical collapse of real estate and credit “bubbles” that occurred in 2007 through 2009. These investment funds are used to acquire distressed debt secured by real estate, distressed lenders and distressed real estate assets located primarily in the Western United States. Verhaaren Opportunities Funds is a successor to Universal Opportunities Fund and Universal Equity Group described below.

UNIVERSAL EQUITY GROUP

Universal Equity Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on the acquisition of real estate and real estate-related assets, with an emphasis on the Western U.S. Universal has successfully invested its capital in portfolios of distressed real estate-backed debt with an aggregate unpaid principal balance of approximately $2 Billion; predominantly from failed bank asset liquidations by the FDIC, over-extended lenders, foreclosure sales and bankruptcy proceedings.

WWW.UNIVERSALEQUITYGROUP.COM

Strategic Partnerships

NORTHPOINT CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT

Pillar Companies is a capital partner of Northpoint Construction and Development. Northpoint specializes in the development and construction of commercial real estate with a primary focus on regional and national credit companies. Northpoint is a preferred developer for Family Dollar and other credit tenants in the Rocky Mountain region. With every property, Northpoint is committed to creating quality real estate assets through extensive focus on site analysis, engineering, design, budgeting and quality construction, resulting in timely completion and successful projects.

DECO COMMUNITIES

Pillar Companies is a partner of and capital provider to Deco Communities. Specializing in urban, infill residential development, Deco manages both for-sale housing products as well as the Cabana apartment portfolio. The company is known for showing tremendous respect to its residents, and creating aesthetically pleasing properties in high-demand communities.

WWW.DECOCOMMUNITIES.COM

MERIDIAN PURCHASE ORDER FINANCE

Pillar Companies is a financial sponsor of Meridian Purchase Order Finance. Meridian is a specialty, alternative finance company with a focus on purchase order financing and short-term capital partnerships. Serving small and mid-size businesses, Meridian provides financing to clients who have secured purchase orders but require expedited capital to bridge the costs of order fulfillment and increased demand.

www.meridianpofinance.com