David Wetta

Wetta Ventures was established in 2012 with the intention of discovering opportunities and creating long-term value in real estate investments and developments. So far, the Company has made investments in new construction and redevelopment/adaptive reuse projects in Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale. Those projects have been in the Retail and Office sector, but recently the Company has expanded into other sectors - Industrial and Aviation real estate. The Company has raised in excess of $19 million in capital to fund seven projects.

Prior to the creation of Wetta Ventures, David Wetta spent 28 years working for national commercial real estate investment brokerage firms in many capacities; investment sales, designated broker, sales manager, executive management, and board member. During Mr. Wetta's career in commercial real estate, he was involved in more than 2,300 transactions totaling in excess of $6.6 billion. Mr. Wetta earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Arizona State University and a Juris Doctorate from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He is actively involved in the Urban Land Institute, National Association of Industrial & Office Properties, the ASU President’s Club, Sun Devil Family Association, and is a Court Appointed Special Adovcate of Maricopa County.


Paul Salinas

Before joining Wetta Ventures as a Partner in 2013, Paul Salinas held numerous positions with national commercial real estate firms. Mr. Salinas' roles and responsibilities included financial analytics, due diligence, research, and project management. Over the past seven years, Mr. Salinas has facilitated the closing of 31 transactions totaling more than $100 million.

Mr. Salinas attended the London School of Economics and earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Villanova University. He is actively involved with the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and a member of the Phoenix Community Alliance.