Blake Bitterlin is the Founder and President of LFB Ventures. In this role, Blake is responsible for being the firm’s visionary, with a focus on growth, capital partner relationships, and originations. Under his leadership, LFB Ventures has originated and closed over $1 Billion in debt and equity since inception with a total combined asset value over $1.5 Billion.
Prior to founding LFB Ventures, Blake held senior management positions with some of the top publicly traded homebuilders in the country, including Lennar, KB Home, and Richmond American. In addition to these homebuilders, Blake was Vice President and Partner with New Urban West, a boutique real estate investment and development firm in Santa Monica, CA.
Blake holds a Master’s in Real Estate Finance and Development from the University of San Diego and a Bachelor of Science in Regional Development and Business from the University of Arizona. Blake is also a licensed broker in the state of California.
When not focused on the firm, Blake enjoys surfing, snowboarding, endurance sports, and spending time with his wife Aimee and their three boys, Lincoln, Hendrik, and Olson.