Frank Small

Senior Managing Director
Head of Investments


Mr. Small joins Castle Lanterra with 30 years of real estate expertise and full deal life cycle and institutional investment management experience including acquisitions, dispositions, portfolio management and asset management in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.   Mr. Small leads Castle Lanterra’s acquisition efforts and has the overall responsibility for setting the portfolio management initiatives for Castle Lanterra’s investments.  Mr. Small has overseen loan restructurings, lease restructurings, equity recapitalizations, portfolio-wide capex plans, unit mix shifts and operator transitions. His experience ranges across the capital stack from senior loans through mezzanine debt and preferred equity to joint venture equity.  Since 2005, he has invested in the seniors housing and healthcare real estate sector overseeing nearly $4.5 billion of assets, comprised of nearly 65,000 units.  Prior to joining Castle Lanterra, Mr. Small was a senior housing Industry Advisor for KKR & Co. and Jaguar Real Estate Partners, and previously launched Greystone Healthcare Investments, was Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group and was global head of healthcare real estate at JER Partners.  Frank started his career at LaSalle Partners before moving to Cerberus Partners.

Mr. Small received his B.A. from Princeton University and M.B.A from NYU Stern School of Business.  In addition, Mr. Small is a Co-Founder and Trustee of Brighter Night, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to advocating for youth, young adults and their families facing the challenges of mental health illness.