Who We Are

Rohan Gupta
Managing Director

Over the course of a diverse 10-year career in all aspects of real estate investment, and asset management, Rohan Gupta has proven to be a visionary entrepreneur and an innovative manager.

One of Rohan’s key strengths has been in asset management, in his ability both to recognize the potential for improvement of under-performing assets as well as to execute his vision. In 2002, he began to create real estate investment syndicates to acquire properties to develop. One of his early real estate successes was the turnaround of six floundering apartment buildings around the the University of Southern California campus into a vibrant 150-bed student housing community.

He followed up these early efforts, with the 2006 launch of Stuho, a Student Housing Management Company. Today, Stuho is one of the largest private management companies in the USC Area with over 40 buildings that hold 1000 beds.

A dedicated promoter of community improvement, Rohan redeveloped an abandoned apartment building into a special care facility in 2003. Today that facility is the Grand Avenue Center for Dignity, an 8,000 square foot substance abuse treatment center that is being operated by Walden House, the largest provider of rehabilitation services in California.

He continues to be actively involved in his community by serving as the Vice President of the North Area Neighborhood District Council (NANDC) and chairman of the Land Use committee.Eager to keep a close connection to his alma mater, USC, Rohan has been a mentor for undergraduates through the USC Career Advantage Program (CAP) for the past four years.

Prior to his real estate career, Rohan worked in web marketing for Teledyne Relays Inc. a Fortune 500 conglomerate, and in business development for several technology start-ups.
Mr. Gupta graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Economics.

Rohit Gupta

Rohit Gupta brings over eight years of asset management experience to the GFO Companies team. Rohit’s abilities to recognize promising new real estate ventures and re-invent assets to be attractive in their sub-market have been central to his asset management strategy.

Most recently, as a Principal at Integral Investment Management (IIM), Rohit was the lead manager on a number of building rehabilitation projects. He saw these projects through from beginning to end, including investment and acquisition all the way through the leasing and marketing phase. Rohit’s role was integral to achieving a year-end revenue increase of up to 75%.

As a Partner at GFO Companies, Rohit’s primary responsibilities involve careful assessment and thorough risk management of the company’s investments.

Prior to his career in real estate, Rohit worked as an engineer with Parsons, where he gained valuable corporate skills and professional knowledge. He has worked throughout Southern and Northern California in his capacity as a civil and environmental engineer and has extensive experience in evaluating and analyzing risk in construction and development.

Rohit holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Southern California and a MS in Environmental Engineering from Cornell University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of California.

Aman Aggarwal

Aman Aggarwal has been involved in real estate acquisitions, asset-management and asset repositioning since 2004 in Oklahoma.

Aman has been involved with the core side of Asset management which includes both development and management of a 250,000sf Industrial/Flex space in Edmond, OK. The diversified management portfolio includes Retail, Office and Residential properties in the greater OKCMSA.

Aman joined The GFO Companies, as its Chief Operating Officer.

Aman is directly supervising a team of 16 employees over 4 satellite offices involved in the management of various properties in Oklahoma & Texas. He is well-known in the local real estate community including brokers, leasing agents and commercial bankers.

David N. Fong
Investment Director

David N. Fong serves as the General Counsel and Senior Vice President of the Gupta Family Offices. He supervises and is responsible for all the Gupta Family Office’s legal operations, corporate compliance and transaction executions.

Mr. Fong is one of the top investment consultants and legal experts in commercial real estate finance and acquisitions in the U.S., with over 25 years experience in the commercial real estate and finance industry. Mr. Fong’s legal expertise includes real estate finance, acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, loan workouts and acquisitions, structured finance, commercial leasing and development.

Prior to the Gupta Family Offices, at Asia Pacific Capital Company (2009-2012), which manages primarily Asian investment clients in Southern California, David oversaw strategic joint ventures, distressed debt and asset acquisitions, investor relations and new business development and focused exclusively on representing Chinese, Taiwanese and Hong Kong investors and families in commercial real estate transactions.

David has been active in the commercial real estate industry since 1993 and started his career as a leading Wall Street attorney in commercial real estate finance, private equity, development and acquisitions. David has worked as a partner or senior attorney in some of the nation’s largest and most prestigious law firms, such as Thelen LLP, Latham & Watkins, SNR Denton LLP, and Cadwalader LLP.

Mr. Fong is a member of the Lambda Alpha Real Estate Land Economics Society, National Association of Securities Professionals, Asian Business Association and Asian Business League of Southern California and the Providence Little Company of Mary Hospitals’ Foundation Board. Mr. Fong is also currently a strategic advisor to the John S. and Marilyn Long U.S.-China Business and Law Institute, a bilateral research institute that is part of the University of California, Irvine School of Law and the Merage School of Business and the Fudan University School of Management in Shanghai, China. Mr. Fong is also an advisory board member for the University of Southern California’s American Academy in China.

Mr. Fong received his undergraduate degree in Political Science (1989) and JD degree (1993), both from New York University. He is admitted to practice law in the States of California and New York and is also a licensed California real estate broker.