Craig Blanchard is a Managing Director and a member of Makena’s Management and Investment Committees. Craig oversees investments and portfolio construction as a member of Makena’s Real Estate team. Prior to joining Makena, Craig was a Managing Director at the Stanford Management Company, where he oversaw the real estate portfolio and served on the investment committee. Prior to Stanford, Craig was a principal at the Townsend Group and Head of Special Situations Investing, where he led a significant component of Townsend’s real estate business. Craig began his career with capital deployment and asset management roles at Broadreach Capital Partners, a Palo Alto-based real estate private equity firm, and at AMB Properties Corporation, a global logistics REIT. He earned an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.A., with highest honors, from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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