Kamal Jafarnia founded Opto Investments Inc. Currently, Mr. Jafarnia occupies the position of Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer for iCapital KKR Private Markets Fund, Secretary, General Counsel & Executive VP at Lonsdale Digital Management, Inc. and General Counsel for Opto Investments Inc. Kamal Jafarnia is also on the board of Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc., Bluerock Total Income+ Real Estate Fund, Institute For Portfolio Alternatives and Bluerock Homes Trust, Inc.
In the past Mr. Jafarnia held the position of Senior Vice President at Guggenheim Credit Income Fund, Counsel-Financial Services & Products Group at Alston & Bird LLP, Executive Vice President for Franklin Square Holdings LP, Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel at W.P. Carey, Inc. Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel at Carey Financial LLC and Chief Compliance Officer & Senior Vice President at Carey Credit Advisors LLC (both are subsidiaries of W.P. Carey, Inc.), Managing Director-Legal & Business Development at Provasi Capital Partners LP, Chief Compliance Officer of Realty Capital Securities LLC, Counsel at Greenberg Traurig LLP, Vice President & Assistant General Counsel at Behringer Harvard Advisors, Vice President-Compliance at CNL Fund Advisors Co., Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel at Artivest Holdings, Inc. and Chief Compliance Officer & Counsel at American Realty Capital LLC.
Kamal Jafarnia received a graduate degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law, a graduate degree from Georgetown University Law Center and an undergraduate degree from The University of Texas at Austin.