Mountain Pacific Opportunity Partners, and it’s predecessor Mountain Capital Partners, have invested over $300 Million in U.S. real estate, capitalizing over $1 Billion of development over the past 5 years. 
Mountain Pacific Opportunity Partners was founded in 2019 by Brian Shirken, Joan Kramer, and Josh Bloch to provide equity for real estate development and opportunistic value add transactions with a focus on opportunity zones. Mountain Pacific's financial backing comes from its principals, individual investors, wealth management professionals, and semi-institutional investors. Along with a strong track record of investment returns, MP’s value to investors and developers includes co-investment, transparency, clear reporting, rapid response, decisive and experienced management, and attractive risk-adjusted returns.




Brian Shirken

Brian Shirken is the co-founder of Mountain Pacific Opportunity 
Partners, and the founder of it's precursor, Mountain Capital Partners. Shirken, also co-founder of Columbus Pacific 25 years ago, has been involved in purchasing and redeveloping over five million square feet of retail, an 11,000 bed student housing portfolio, development of over 3,000 multifamily units, 5 assisted living projects and providing more than $200 million in mezzanine and equity capital, funding projects with an underlying value in excess of $1.4 billion. Shirken is the former Chair of the Jewish Federation’s Real Estate Division, a General Partner of the Los Angeles Jewish Venture Philanthropy Fund and a Fellow of the Wexner Foundation.

Joan Kramer


Joan Kramer is the co-founder of Mountain Pacific Opportunity Partners.  She brings over three decades of real estate investment and highly structured finance experience across all asset types.  Her experience includes equity and debt origination, distressed loan and asset purchases, real estate restructures, value add asset management and development in the US as well as Europe and Japan.   Joan has previously held positions at Kennedy Wilson (US/UK), Merrill Lynch, GE and Heller Financial.  She is currently the Chair of the Chrysalis Board, which is dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and Support needed to find and retain employment.  Joan lives in Santa Monica Canyon with her husband and daughters.

Josh Bloch

Josh Bloch is the co-founder of Mountain Pacific Opportunity Partners. He currently runs investments for Mountain Pacific Opportunity Partners and its precursor Mountain Capital Partners. Prior to his current role, Bloch worked on the student housing and retail acquisitions team for Columbus Pacific. His former jobs include working as an Acquisitions Associate at DFS and Acquisitions Analyst at JRK Property Holdings. Bloch holds a bachelor’s degree in Business/Finance from Queens University of Charlotte, where he was recruited on a tennis scholarship from Johannesburg, South Africa. He is also a California Licensed Real Estate Salesperson.

Danny Orland, CPA, CFA 

Danny Orland is the Director of Investments and Asset Management and has a variety of responsibilities at Mountain Pacific Opportunity Partners including acquisitions, asset management, and accounting. Danny brings a breadth of experience through his diverse background. Prior to joining MP, he worked as the Director of Investments for Gelt Inc., a value-add multifamily owner, and prior to that he worked as a consultant at Deloitte in both its real estate audit and valuation practices. Danny holds a BS in Business Administration and a Master of Accounting from the University of Southern California. He is also a licensed CPA in the state of California and is a CFA Charterholder




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11726 San Vicente Blvd, 

Los Angeles, CA  90049

Property: 320 N Pacific Location: San Pedro, CA Units: 80 Investment: $7,080,066 Total Cost: $24,842,335