Griffin Capital Company, LLC

Griffin Capital is a leading alternative investment asset manager headquartered in El Segundo, California with offices in Irvine, California, Phoenix, Arizona, and Greenwich, Connecticut. Founded in 1995, Griffin Capital has owned, managed, sponsored or co-sponsored investment programs encompassing over $20 billion in assets.  Griffin Capital is an investor first, and a fund manager second. The company’s senior executives and employees have co-invested over $300 million in its various sponsored investment verticals aligning its interest with its investors.

Griffin Capital’s alternative investment solutions primarily include two groups of complementary products: actively-managed interval funds in the company’s Institutional Access® fund family, and tax-advantaged private real estate strategies. Interval fund investment strategies include diversified core public and private real estate securities and global corporate credit securities. Tax-advantaged strategies include Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds and 1031 DST solutions. The firm’s investments also include interests in non-traded real estate investment trusts (REITs) that focus on net leased essential office and industrial assets and clinical healthcare properties. Griffin Capital Securities, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC, is the dealer manager, master placement agent and/or exclusive wholesale marketing agent for its REITs and interval funds and private offerings sponsored and/or co-sponsored by Griffin Capital Company, LLC, which offerings are distributed to investors through independent and insurance broker-dealers, national wirehouses and registered investment advisors.

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Griffin Institutional Access Real Estate Fund generated the highest monthly return since inception in April 2021. The fund’s shares generated a positive return of 2.61% during April 2021, capping a trailing one-year period during which the fund’s Class I shares generated a 9.42% total return. Since inception, the Fund has generated positive returns in 25 of 27 quarters with annualized volatility (standard deviation) of 3.18%, which approximates the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index standard deviation (3.16) as of April 30, 2021.


On March 1, 2021, Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT, Inc. completed the acquisition of Cole Office & Industrial REIT (CCIT II), Inc. in a stock-for-stock merger transaction valued at $1.3 billion. In Q1 2021 and April 2021 the REIT collected 100% of contractual rents due.

Capital Raise

Through the four months ended April 30, 2021, Griffin Capital has raised $346.9 million in two interval funds (Griffin Institutional Access Real Estate Fund and Griffin Institutional Access Credit Fund) and one Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund (Griffin Capital Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund II, L.P.)

Management Team

Kevin A. Shields

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

David C. Rupert


Joseph E. Miller

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

Randy I. Anderson, Ph.D., CRE

Chief Executive Officer, Griffin Capital Asset Management Company

Mark M. Goldberg

Chief Executive Officer, Griffin Capital Securities

Eric J. Kaplan

President, Griffin Capital Private Equity

Mary P. Higgins

General Counsel, Real Estate


Griffin Institutional Access™ Credit Fund
Griffin Institutional Access™ Real Estate Fund


Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II, Inc.
Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III, Inc.
Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV, Inc.
Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT, Inc. (formerly GCEAR II)
Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT, Inc.
Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT III


1031 DSTs
Griffin Capital Quality Opportunity Zone Funds

Information about Private Offerings is available in the Blue Vault Database (for financial professionals only).


Griffin Capital BDC Corp. (formerly Griffin-Benefit Street Partners BDC Corp.; now part of Griffin Institutional Access Credit Fund)

Griffin Capital
Griffin Capital Plaza
1520 E. Grand Avenue
El Segundo, CA 90245

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