Elan Ruggill Head of Debt Management & Founding Partner
As Head of Debt Management, Elan is responsible for securing acquisition financing, leading refinancings, and generally managing the profile of the funds’ debt for the long-term. Prior to establishing Watermark, he worked in the financial markets in the Interest Rate Derivatives Trading team for HSBC Global Markets in New York and in London for a hedge fund trading interest rates. Upon his return to Michigan in 2011 he worked for American Eagle Lifecare, an expanding nursing home and healthcare facility owner/operator, and was Co-Founder of OR Partners, a real estate investment vehicle, along with investing in a series of projects with John and Stewart. Elan is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley Haas School of Business.