About LCR Capital Partners

Founded by first-generation immigrants who graduated from Harvard Business School in 1997, LCR Capital Partners is a partner-owned, global investment firm which finances the development of signature real estate and hospitality projects across the United States.

LCR Capital Partners works hard to be the ideal partner for families that would like to invest in the United States and gain residency.  LCR earned its first EB-5 Regional Center license in 2014 and has helped more than 600 clients achieve their I-526 filings. We are a global advisor with deeply-rooted values that offer conservative investments and best-in-class service.

Mission Statement

Partnering with families to pursue the American Dream by investing in the American Worker

Our mission is driven by the core values of our firm

  • Client Value Creation
  • One Innovative Global Firm
  • Hard Working Meritocracy
  • Mutual Respect
  • Say/Do Ratio = 1
  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Compliance

Proven, Global Leadership Team

LCR Senior Operating Committee


Suresh Rajan

Executive Chairman & Founder

Suresh Rajan
Executive Chairman & Founder

  • Majority Shareholder
  • Consultant at McKinsey & Company
  • U.S. Congressional Aide
  • USC BA, Harvard MBA 1997

Sherman Baldwin

Chief Executive Officer

Sherman Baldwin
Chief Executive Officer

  • Managing Director at Accenture
  • Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Co.
  • Naval Aviator, U.S. Navy
  • Yale BA, Harvard MBA 1997, Lecturer at Yale on Innovation & Leadership

Joseph Haggenmiller

President And Chief Operating Officer

Joseph Haggenmiller

  • Quantitative Hedge Fund Manager
  • Equity Derivative Structuring at Credit Suisse and UBS
  • Investment Banking at RBC Dain Rauscher
  • Macalester College BA, Harvard MBA 1997

Rogelio Caceres

Co-Founder And Chief Commercial Officer

Rogelio Caceres
Co-Founder & Chief Commercial Officer

  • 3 time entrepreneur as founding executive / head of sales
  • Latin America Private Equity at EMP Global
  • Investment Banking at Wasserstein Perella & Co.
  • Michigan (Ann Arbor) B.S.E., Harvard MBA 1997

LCR Executive Leadership Team


Gregory Sweeney

MD, Client Services & Investor Relations

Gregory Sweeney
MD, Client Services & Investor Relations

  • Multiple senior level director positions at Praxair, Inc. [31 years]
  • Six Sigma Trained Black Belt
  • Indiana University BA, Xavier University MBA 1985

Matthew Virkstis

Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel

Matthew Virkstis
Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel

  • Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee for former Committee Chairman Senator Patrick Leahy (2005 to 2014)
  • University of Vermont BA
  • Vermont Law School JD cum laude

LCR Functional & Regional Leadership Team


Carel van der Merwe

Director, Africa

Carel van der Merwe

  • Private portfolio manager, Cape Town
  • Analyst – Unilever Pension Fund, Johannesburg
  • Financial Advisor – Morgan Stanley

Contact Us

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Office Locations
United States

315 Post Road West
Suite 200
Westport, CT 06880
+1 (203) 883-1940


Rua Afonso Braz, 473 – 9° Andar Vila Nova Conceição
São Paulo
+55 11 2500-5984
+55 11 95031-0022


9th floor, Platina G Block, Plot C, 59
Bandra Kurla Complex
Mumbai 400 051, India

South Africa

Unit B7, N1 City Mews
Cape Town
South Africa
082 878 7479

United Arab Emirates

C/O Alpha Management
Office 2408, South Tower, Emirates Financial Towers
Dubai International Financial Centre
United Arab Emirates