Carlton E. Einsel
President of The Donaldson Group, LLC (“TDG”) and a Principal of TDG Capital Partners, LLC and TDG Financial, LLC
Carl is President of The Donaldson Group, LLC (“TDG”) and a Principal of TDG Capital Partners, LLC and TDG Financial, LLC. is responsible for directing and overseeing the day-to-day operations of TDG and TDG’s operating businesses, business lines and executive staff. Carl also directs and oversees the acquisition program of TDG Capital Partners and its clients. Carl’s experience includes multifamily acquisitions of over $1.5 billion, dispositions of over $1 billion and recapitalizations of over $300 million, along with assisting in management takeover of over 25,000 multifamily units.
Carl is a 1989 graduate of Fordham University, where he graduated first in his class and received a commission as a Second Lieutenant into the United States Army, and a 1992 graduate of New York University School of Law, where he was an Associate Editor of the Law Review.
Upon graduating law school, Carl was accepted into the U.S. Army’s Honors Program where he served as Assistant Counsel for Fiscal and International Law in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, advising clients regarding the application of federal appropriations law and authorizing legislation to military and Army civil works programs worldwide. When Carl’s service in the U.S. Army was completed, he accepted an associate position at the law firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft in New York where he advised clients on a wide range of securities, commodities and over-the-counter derivatives matters, including regulatory and compliance issues and related transactional work.
Prior to joining The Donaldson Group in early 2003, Carl was Vice President in Morgan Stanley’s Structured Credit Products Group in New York, where he was responsible for the execution of all synthetic credit product transactions (transactions which combined credit derivative and securitization technologies). In this capacity, Carl assisted in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of, among other products, static and managed synthetic collateralized debt obligations, single name and basket credit linked notes, unfunded credit default portfolio swaps, bond strippings and asset repackagings.