548 Capital strives to create investment opportunities for investors and institutions looking to impact both communities and their impact on the environment. Our first fund has created a financial model that leverages tax credits & subsidies to create affordable housing, community solar projects, all while generating competitive returns.
548 Capital's vision is to be the leading firm to prioritize and create solutions to the housing, environmental, and economic issues facing inner cities in America.
Managing Partner and CEO
A.J. Patton is an accomplished finance, sales, and capital markets expert with more than a decade of experience in investment banking, endowment management, and real estate development. Before founding 548 Capital, Patton served as the Vice-President of Domestic Investments for Equities First, a Hong Kong based $500 million-dollar fund, in which he led the Investment and Underwriting Departments along with managing all U.S. business development initiatives.
Erica M. Johnson is a Construction Risk Control Consultant providing 12 years of successful field experience supporting Environmental Health & Safety programs for industry leading construction & insurance companies.
She began her construction career working for the Department of Environmental Health & Safety Sciences as the Department Assistant Researcher. Erica was recruited while in University to work for Clark Construction in Los Angeles, CA where her main site locations were (Los Angeles World Airports) LAX renovating & expanding Tom Bradley International Terminal which spanned 1,000,000 square feet with a contract value of $568.5M attaining LEED Silver certification. Pasadena Convention Center renovation & expansion of 219,000 square feet with a contract value of $129.4M which was completed 46 days ahead of schedule attaining LEED Gold certification.