Nicholas M. Long Chief Financial Officer

Nicholas brings over 20 years of professional operations, finance and accounting experience to Comstock Homes. Nicholas has developed a solid track record of managing through various stages of the real estate cycle and has developed a high level of expertise in accounting, finance, loss mitigation, acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, portfolio optimization, financial restructuring, strategic and business plan development, capital sourcing and operational improvement.

Prior to joining Comstock Homes, Nicholas was the Southern California regional manager of finance and acquisitions for JF Shea Co. Inc., the parent company for the largest privately held residential homebuilder in the nation and a leading commercial, retail and multi-family developer and property manager. At Shea, he was responsible for closing over $400 million in residential for sale, multi-family, retail, commercial and public facilities transactions. In addition, Nicholas managed over a dozen joint ventures with various institutional and non-institutional partners, with total capital of approximately $2 billion. He began his career as a certified public accountant with Deloitte and Touche, LLP, where he managed financial statement audits, M&A, IPOs and debt issuances on behalf of his clients from a broad range of industries. After the “Great Recession” Nicholas managed several of the largest real estate restructurings and turnarounds in California as a consulting manager with Kibel Green, Inc.

Nicholas is an active participant in many professional real estate associations, including the BIA, ULI and OREO. He has also resided as a member of the BIA’s Government Affairs Advisory Board and has been a guest speaker and panelist on public/private infrastructure financing at University of California, Los Angeles and University of Southern California. In addition, he is a licensed certified public accountant and real estate broker in the state of California. Nicholas holds a master’s degree in business administration from University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in accounting and finance from Chapman University, Argyros School of Business and Economics.