Dan Slaven currently serves as a Board of Directors Observer and is a co-founding partner at Silverado Interests, a private equity real estate firm in Dallas, TX. Dan is responsible for implementing strategies to foster relationships with operating partners, while creating returns that are highly satisfactory to investors. Dan manages the fundraising efforts for the company and since its inception in 2008, has successfully expanded the company’s investor base in order to raise approximately $100 million of capital commitments to date. Dan is also the Co-founder of Dallas-based Callbox Storage.
Since 2008, Dan’s efforts have played a key role in closing over 60 transactions for Silverado with total project cost in excess of $1 billion. These transactions include assets in senior care, memory care, limited service hotels, student housing, multi-family, and retail. Prior to starting Silverado, Dan spent the first eight and a half years of his real estate career as vice president of what became known as MMB-Group. This was a joint venture between Morton H. Meyerson, Manhattan Construction, and Paul Berry. The company focused on vertical development of all commercial real estate product types, including retail, multi-family, medical office, and medical condos. With Dan’s prior roles and his current role at Silverado, Dan has closed transactions totaling approximately $1.5 billion in total project cost. He holds an undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University.