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Team

 

OUR ORGANIZATION IS DRIVEN BY CONTINUED PERFORMANCE

Yankee Capital Partners’ core team of experts have been working in the real estate space for decades. We bring years of experience in real estate acquisitions, finance, construction, and asset management. Our passion for real estate is evidenced by our perpetual drive to seek out new opportunities.

Key Executives


Ravee Davé

CEO & Founder

Ravee has over twenty years of experience in real estate. He holds bachelor’s degree from Babson College in Finance and Entrepreneurship and a Masters in Real Estate Development from the University of Denver. After college, Ravee pursued a career in real estate. He was a lead commercial broker in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. He also successfully invested in multiple residential projects.

Ravee’s real estate experience further comprises private equity acquisitions and management. With his team, he successfully helped fund a multitude of commercial real estate investments between $10 million to $100 million across the country. His projects included ground up commercial construction, hotels, and value-add multifamily investments.

Since 2016, Ravee has focused exclusively on managing multifamily assets for Yankee Capital Partners. He oversees and implements creative value-add strategies to minimize risk and maximize generational wealth.

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Wayne Grover

COO & Director of Investor Relations

With over twenty-five years of distinguished experience on Wall Street and as a hedge fund Partner, Wayne is a seasoned professional in the financial industry. His career includes pivotal roles as Vice President in institutional sales and trading at Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch. Notably, Wayne served as a Partner, Manager, and Head of Investor Relations, Marketing, and Business Development at Downtown Associates, a hedge fund, where he played a crucial role in internally managing the firm and raising over $600 million from institutional, family office, and accredited investors

Wayne’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to launch his own company, and he has lent his expertise as a consultant to various projects. A founding member of the Mid-Atlantic Hedge Fund Association, Wayne has also contributed his insights by serving on numerous Boards. His academic background includes a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Rhode Island and an MBA in Finance from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University.

Beyond the boardroom, Wayne is a multifaceted individual. Inspired by his personal journey and a deep sense of empathy, he founded You Are Not Alone (YANA) Gifts—a venture dedicated to alleviating loneliness. In addition to his achievements in the business world, Wayne’s athletic prowess is evident in his background as a Division I Scholarship Athlete and the University of Rhode Island Men’s Track and Field Team captain. His sporting journey continues as an Ironman triathlete and an active member of the Mass Velocity Track Club.

Wayne’s commitment to excellence in the financial arena and as a compassionate entrepreneur and athlete defines him as a well-rounded professional with a passion for making a positive impact.

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Timothy Caveney

Manager, Acquisitions & Dispositions

Tim Caveney oversees acquisitions and dispositions at Yankee Capital Partners. Tim graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science in Management, concentrating in Finance. Prior to joining Yankee Capital Partners, Tim held roles at Freddie Mac and Arbor Realty Trust. At Freddie Mac, he monitored the performance of a large portfolio of securitized multifamily loans. Tim joined Yankee Capital Partners following 3 years at Arbor Realty Trust, where he focused on the origination and underwriting of a variety of types of multifamily loans throughout the United States. Tim has been involved in hundreds of multifamily transactions, and understands the importance of thorough due diligence and using the correct debt in each transaction.

At Yankee Capital Partners, Tim concentrates on sourcing deals, disposition of deals, due diligence, and building relationships with brokers and lenders.


Rohan Joseph

Asset Manager

Rohan oversees asset management at Yankee Capital Partners and has over 10 years of real estate experience.  Rohan holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas-Austin and an MBA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.  Rohan has years of asset management experience in multifamily including low-income housing tax credits, development, and market-rate apartments.

At Yankee Capital Partners, Rohan focuses on property performance, driving business plans, and serving as a point of contact for third-party management partners.