William M. Petak

William M. Petak


William Petak is the Co-Founder and Managing Principal of CorAmerica Capital, LLC where he manages the company's day-to-day operations, is responsible for sourcing and underwriting all firm investment, and is a member of the investment committee.

From 1989 - 2009, Mr. Petak was solely involved in the origination, acquisition and underwriting of commercial mortgage loans and securities through American International Group, Inc. (AIG) and its predecessor company SunAmerica, Inc.  Most recently, he was the head of U.S. mortgage lending for AIG, including SunAmerica, Inc. and American General, which were acquired by American International Group, Inc. (AIG) in 1999 and 2001, respectively.

From 1983 - 1989, Mr. Petak was a vice president in the acquisitions group of Pacific Financial Group, a privately held Beverly Hills real estate investment company.

Mr. Petak graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.S. in Finance and Business Economics in 1983.  He is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association and the Life Mortgage and Real Estate Officer Council. He serves on the board of directors for KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT, Inc. and is a founding member of the Board for the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA and served as the Ziman Center Board Chairman from 2007-2013.