Our Team

  • Karl Israelsen, JD  |  Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager, Real Estate

Karl is a founder and portfolio manager for Blue Field Capital, a real estate fund management company organized in 2013. Blue Field Capital works with Andina to provide Andina’s clients diversified portfolios of direct commercial real estate investments, including those in the multi-family, industrial, senior housing, hospitality, office, and retail sectors. Karl brings years of experience sourcing, underwriting and structuring real estate investments, as well as private equity fund management.

Prior to Blue Field Capital, Karl was a founding partner of Carman Lehnhof Israelsen LLP, a business services law firm providing corporate, securities, and other transaction services to select clients. Karl has deep experience structuring and organizing real estate investment funds, property management entities, real estate and other private equity transactions, and corporate governance. Mr. Israelsen is a private investor in a number of real estate properties and small businesses.

Karl has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Utah State University, a Masters of Professional Accounting degree from The University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctor degree from The University of Chicago.