Carlton E. Einsel
President of The Donaldson Group, a Principal of TDG Capital Partners, LLC, TDG Financial, LLC, and TDG Development, LLC
Mr. Carlton E. Einsel is President of The Donaldson Group, a Principal of TDG Capital Partners, LLC, TDG
Financial, LLC, and TDG Development, LLC. Carl is responsible for directing all operating companies
of The Donaldson Group, directing all asset management services for the properties owned and/or
managed by The Donaldson Group, and directing the acquisition program of TDG Capital Partners.
Carl's experience includes multifamily acquisitions of over $1.25 billion, dispositions of over $1 billion and recapitalizations of over $250 million and assisting in management takeover of over 18,000 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-thecounter
("OTC") 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 ("CDOs"), single name and basket credit linked notes, unfunded credit default portfolio swaps, bond strippings and asset repackagings.