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We are an agile organization with the skills and knowledge required to make thoughtful business decisions, without allowing bureaucracy to slow us down. 

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Mark Van Kirk


Mark Van Kirk has been with Compatriot Capital since 2011. Prior to joining Compatriot, Mark was vice president and partner of E2M Partners, a private real estate equity fund manager, and partner at Baker Botts LLP. 


Mark is a magna cum laude graduate of Duke University. He obtained his law degree from The University of Chicago School of Law and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in 1982. 

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Tom Sharpe

Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining Compatriot Capital, Tom's background included  providing  advisory and capital-raising services for commercial bank clients at J.P. Morgan Securities and serving as vice president in the Planning, Reporting, and Analysis division of Bank One Corporation. He was also a partner of E2M Partners, a private real estate equity fund manager. 


Tom received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his Master of Business Administration from Duke University. He also served as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy. 

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Paul Farr


Prior to joining Compatriot in 2010, Paul was CFO and controller for two regional real estate development and property management companies. Paul began his career at Ernst & Young where he was a manager in the Entrepreneurial Services Group, specializing in tax planning and compliance for small to medium-sized businesses in multiple industries. 


Paul graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting and Master of Science in Accounting--Taxation. He is a CPA licensed in Texas. 

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Matt Goyne

Vice President

Matt Goyne's background includes working for Jones Lang LaSalle's real estate investment banking group, where he provided debt and equity financing for real estate operating companies. Matt began his career with Grubb & Ellis Company, an international real estate services firm. 


Matt graduated from the University of Georgia with Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs. 


Wyatt Maxwell

Vice President and General Counsel

Before joining Compatriot Capital, Wyatt was a partner at Elliott, Thomason & Gibson, LLP, a real estate and tax law firm. Prior to that, he practiced as an associate with Greenberg Traurig, LLP, as counsel with Perkins Coie LLP, and then served as General Counsel for a Dallas-based real estate private equity company.


Wyatt received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame and his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law.


Patrick Mackey

Portfolio Management

Prior to joining Compatriot Capital, Patrick was the Director of Accounting at Granite properties, a real estate investment, development and management company. Prior to that, Patrick held roles in portfolio management and accounting at Invesco Real Estate. Patrick began his career at Ernst & Young as an auditor.


Patrick received his Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Accounting from Texas A&M University and his MBA in Strategy and Finance from Southern Methodist University. He is a CPA licensed in Texas.

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Angela Chen

Investment Associate

Prior to joining Compatriot Capital, Angela was Vice President of Retail at Henry S. Miller providing brokerage, advisory, and private equity investment services.  In addition, Angela has experience in advising family offices and high net worth clients for various investments across Texas.


Angela received her undergraduate degree in finance from University of Macau and her Master of Business Administration with a concentration in real estate finance from The University of Texas at Dallas.

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