Real Impact, Real Returns

About Us

Astride Capital is a real estate investment firm focused on workforce housing. We seek to do good for the community and investors by investing in the often overlooked lower middle market segment through strategic partnerships with developers, operators, property managers, and investors to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns.

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Raphael Thomas

Founder & Managing Partner

Leadership

Raphael Thomas, Founder & Managing Partner of Astride Capital, has helped execute $10.2 billon in debt transactions as an investment banker, venture capitalist, and real estate syndicator. With an innate ability to identify lucrative investment opportunities, Raphael has carved a niche for himself in the lower middle market real estate sector. 
        
Prior to founding Astride Capital, Raphael was an investment banker (Leveraged Finance), venture capitalist, strategy consultant, and entrepreneur leading teams and companies.
        
With a focus on innovation and strategic partnerships, Raphael is steering Astride Capital towards new horizons in real estate investment focusing on niche market often overlooked by institutional investors and technology.
        
Raphael Thomas received his BA from Bentley University with a degree in Finance (Magna Cum Laude) and his MBA from the University of Michigan - Ross School of Business. 

Our value

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Discipline

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Integrity

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Accountability

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Teamwork

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Candor

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Timeline

We have helped thousands of home sellers get top dollar for their home, see how we started and how we got to be the best at what we do! We provide the best of both worlds: first-class marketing and first-class knowledge to help our clients sell or buy properties.

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August 2022

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May 2024

Values

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We embody values that drive our decisions and actions.

Through these values, we carefully choose investments that reflect our ethos.

As stewards of progress, we aim to generate enduring value for both our investors and the communities we impact.

Core Values:

  • Discipline - guides our focus
  • Integrity - ensures our honesty
  • Accountability - defines our commitment to results
  • Teamwork - fuels us
  • Candor - shapes our communication
  • Community - is at our heart
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Integrity
Accountability
Yes. For rental properties, 100% of the property’s depreciation expense will pass through to investors based on their respective ownership percentages.
Teamwork
Candor
Community