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Adam Deermount

Adam Deermount

Lecturer

adeermou@uci.edu  

Education

BA Political Science, Tufts University 2001

Research Interest

Real estate capital markets

Real Estate Development

Real Estate Finance


Adam Deermount is a founding member of RanchHarbor where he leverages more than 16 years of commercial and residential real estate and capital markets experience to provide the firm’s investor and lender clients and partners tactical solutions for highly technical transactions, restructuring and workouts.

Deermount brings extensive expertise in underwriting and analysis to evaluate new investment opportunities and provide skilled guidance through the firm’s capital markets advisory platform, RH Advisors. As a court-appointed receiver, Deermount works with the RanchHarbor team in providing interim impartial relief and long-term preservation and management of assets in receivership.

Prior to RanchHarbor, Deermount co-founded Landmark Real Estate, formerly known as Landmark Capital Advisors, a real estate capital advisory firm disciplined in finance and private equity, where he successfully advised clients on over $1.3 billion of capital transactions across all asset classes.

Deermount was an advisor to State Street Bank on the restructuring of a $550 million land and development loan. He also served as a bankruptcy consultant to Hogan-Webb, LLC, the chief restructuring officer of LandSource Holding Company, a $2.6 billion land development company owned by Lennar Homes, LNR Partners, and CalPERS. Deermount’s experience also includes roles with California National Bank, TA Associates Realty and Merrill Lynch Capital in the Commercial Real Estate Finance Group.

Deermount holds a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University where he was a 2001 colligate All-American and national collegiate sailing champion. He is an active member of Newport Harbor Yacht Club and has held numerous leadership roles. He was Fleet Captain from 2018 from 2019 and is a member of the 2020 Finance and Audit Committee. Deermount resides in Newport Beach with his wife and two daughters. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker.