Global Conference 2010
Managing Partner, Canyon Partners LLC
Bobby Turner is a Managing Partner of Canyon Capital Realty Advisors LLC and Canyon Capital Advisors LLC, which have over $17 billion in assets under management. An expert in the acquisition, development, finance and management of commercial real estate assets, Turner directs Canyon's real estate activities with an expertise in providing debt and equity capital to real estate owners, operators, developers and corporations. Turner also serves as managing partner of the Canyon-Johnson Urban Funds, a series of closed-end real estate funds and a joint venture with Earvin "Magic" Johnson focusing on inner-city and urban real estate development. Turner serves on the boards of the Virginia Avenue Project, the Pacific Charter School Development Corp. and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, as well as on the Leadership Forum at Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies. He received a bachelor's degree in finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.