About California Golden Fund
The California Golden Fund (CGF) is an EB-5 Regional Center based in Downtown Los Angeles that is dedicated to providing low-cost and flexible equity and debt financing to public/private and private sector projects that promote job growth and meet requirements of the EB-5 program. CGF became a USCIS-designated regional center in June 2011 and its geographic scope includes the counties of Imperial, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Riverside, and San Bernardino in the state of California.
The CGF invest program focuses on EB-5 investment opportunities that protect their clients’ capital and minimize risk, while generating a stable return and creating jobs. They collaborate with the foreign investor and the domestic business entity to ensure that each party maximizes their desired results.
CGF primarily focuses on the industries of hotel/hospitality, retail, food services, office, medical services, transportation and infrastructure, manufacturing, and government projects.
Larry J. Kosmont is a principal of the California Golden Fund and has extensive experience as a public/private real estate adviser and developer. His expertise is in creating and managing real estate transactions, government approvals, negotiations, financing, and project implementation for details exceeding $10 billion. Kosmont has managed various projects ranging from large-scale economic development to site-specific real estate strategies. He also created the Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business Survey, which has become the industry standard for comparing city taxes and economic incentives for businesses seeking to relocate or expand.
Kosmont graduated from the University of Southern California with a master’s degree in public administration and graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton with a Bachelor of Arts in political science/economics and Phi Beta Kappa distinction. Kosmont is a licensed broker in the state of California and a registered municipal adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Jonathan Curtis is also a principal of the California Golden Fund. Curtis has over 25 years of business and legal experience in the areas of corporate, real estate, and land use. He has represented clients primarily with corporate and transactional and administrative real estate matters, including with respect to the ownership, management, financing and development of hotels, master-planned communities, new and existing entertainment venues and commercial and industrial properties. Curtis was a partner with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter, and Hampton LLP, where he was the practice group leader for the real estate and land use group; and he also served as executive vice president and general counsel of a large private real estate holding company.
Curtis holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and graduated Cum Laude from Loyola Law School.
If you are interested in working with California Golden Fund, you can contact their office by filling out the form on the right side of this page.