In late 2016, Tetrad Property Group was awarded a Public-Private Partnership (P3) Master Developer role with Colorado State University (CSU). CSU chose the P3 model to establish a relationship with a partner that could not only lead the development of its South and Foothills Campuses, but also offer financing, operations and maintenance for the various projects. This long-term relationship includes consulting, master planning, infrastructure improvements and the development of numerous new facilities. A partial list of identified projects within the P3 include: wet lab research facility, insectary and infectious disease research facility and a equine veterinary teaching hospital.
As partners, CSU and TPG will evaluate each project and determine the best value strategy for delivery. In some instances, TPG may provide the full design, build, finance, operations and maintenance (DBFOM) spectrum of services and in others, will provide just the design and build. This flexible approach allows CSU to maximize value through a custom solution to each project.
After a decade of working in Commercial Real Estate (CRE) as an investor and developer, Zach formed Goldenrod Companies in October 2005 to oversee his own portfolio of assets. Since his retirement from the NFL in 2007 after a 12-year career, Zach has led the acquisition and development of over $2.3 Billion in CRE, currently overseeing $1.1Billion of Assets Under Management (AUM). He began his pursuit of growing his newly formed CRE investment company to focus on creating the best outcomes for investors in the Central US markets.
In 2016, Zach decided to bring his proven track record to the Fund Management sector. Building upon his previous successes, Zach continues to always look at CRE through the eyes of the investor to maximize returns. To oversee this endeavor, Zach started Goldenrod Capital Advisors (GCA) to manage a series of real estate debt and equity funds in conjunction with strategic partners. GCA is a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and oversees two closed-end real estate funds with approximately $300 million of capital commitments
Zach attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln where he studied economics. In 1994, he was voted Captain by his peers of the undefeated University of Nebraska National Championship football team, while also being awarded the Outland Trophy, an award given to the best interior lineman in the nation. In 2016, Zach was nominated for the College Football Hall of Fame.
Zach is very proud of the philanthropic endeavors in his community and focuses the majority of his efforts on the health and education of future generations. Zach has served, or is currently serving, on many non-profit boards and has chaired events for The Salvation Army’s DJ’s Hero Awards, The United Way, The Omaha North Magnet STEM School, The Boy Scouts of America, and The Teammates Foundation, along with many other non-profit organizations. Zach is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of Nebraska.