Mr. Bakaya has over 20 years of experience in real estate. Prior to joining Up Campus and forming Thesis Living, Nishant was Chief Investment Officer at CA Ventures – where he oversaw over $10 billion of real estate investments across asset classes partnering with institutional investors including Quadreal, Goldman Sachs, DWS, Mitsubishi and Prudential. Prior to CA Ventures, Nishant was Co-Head of Evercore’s (NYSE:EVR) Real Estate Private Capital Group. Prior to that he had roles at UBS and JPMorgan. Nishant has an MBA(hons) from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business and a BA in Economics from Franklin & Marshall College.