John Golden

John Golden

Senior Vice President, Investments
Los Angeles, CA

As Senior Vice President of Investments, John drives the growth of Rising’s investment portfolio by evaluating potential investment prospects, devising strategic business plans, and effectively managing Rising’s acquisition pipeline.

Current Role

John plays a crucial role in steering Rising’s investment strategies and portfolio growth. He is deeply involved in all phases of the investment lifecycle, leading the underwriting, debt strategy, due diligence, and closing of all investments for the acquisitions team at Rising and is responsible for sourcing prospective office investment opportunities.

He also manages the analyst/associate group, ensuring that the team operates with precision and efficiency. John works closely with brokers, lenders, and legal experts, leading negotiations for loan documents, purchase and sale agreements, and joint venture agreements. His comprehensive approach to his role ensures that every investment in our pipeline is vetted and structured to minimize risk and maximize returns for Rising’s stakeholders.

About John Golden 

Outside of work, John’s main interests include skiing, bouldering, golf, and being a dad to three little ones!

Experience & Expertise

Prior to joining Rising, John was a Senior Associate at KPMG. He conducted comprehensive fair value analyses for over $3 billion of a diverse portfolio of assets, including trophy office properties, multi-family developments, and industrial properties for private equity real estate funds. John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and has a Certified Public Accountant license (inactive) in California.