Broadmark Whitepapers

PBRELF I Fact Sheet

Historical cash distributions from our “hard money” real estate lending fund.

Hard Money Whitepaper

What is “hard money” lending, and does it have a place in your portfolio?

Angel Investment Strategy

Read how Broadmark Capital selects companies in which to invest and mitigates risk.

Angel Investment Research

Research shows that angel investors can realize outsized returns by following a disciplined approach.

PBRELF I Video

Watch a brief overview of PBRELF I.


BRELF II Video

Watch a brief overview of BRELF II.


PBRELF I Presentation

Adam Fountain, Managing Director of Broadmark Capital, presents the Pyatt Broadmark Real Estate Lending Fund I (PBRELF I) to the Keiretsu Angel Capital Expo in May, 2013. The goal of PBRELF I is preservation of capital and double digit returns. After presenting returns as of April 1, 2013*, this 19 minute video addresses key questions; first and foremost, “Is this fund too good to be true?” He explains why this opportunity exists, risk factors and our reporting and auditing processes. He also answers questions from the audience of accredited investors.

*For current returns please see our Fact Sheet.

BRELF II Presentation

Adam Fountain, Managing Director of Broadmark Capital, presents the Broadmark Real Estate Lending Fund (BRELF II) to the Keiretsu Angel Capital Expo in May, 2014. BRELF II is our second real estate lending fund, and is focused on short-term real estate lending in the Mountain West. Mr. Fountain defines the goal of BRELF II as preservation of principal while generating the same returns of PBRELF I in a different geographical market. He addresses market similarities, loan economics, underwriting process and answers questions from the audience of accredited investors.

Corporate Citizenship

Our decades of experience in investment banking give us first-hand knowledge of how emerging companies and capital markets have direct impact on job growth and the economy. We are committed to using our expertise to add social value.


U.S. Secretary of Commerce Appoints Joseph L. Schocken to Advisory Council to Help Expand Entrepreneurship and Promote American Innovation, September 2016


Innovation economy isn't enough for growth - Seattle Times, July 30, 2016

The Seattle Times reports on Joseph Schocken's testimony before the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

12th Man — Go Hawks, Fly Alaska

Joseph L. Schocken outlines the benefits of supporting Alaska Airlines in their battle with Delta.

Area should rally for hometown airline — Puget Sound Business Journal, January 30, 2015

The Puget Sound Business Journal publishes a weakened version of Joseph L. Schocken's opinion piece, 12th Man — Go Hawks, Fly Alaska.

Investment firm president: Seattle biotech needs an ombudsman — Puget Sound Business Journal, January 28, 2015

In an interview with the Puget Sound Business Journal, Joseph L. Schocken suggests that the Seattle biotech industry would benefit from an ombudsman.

Crowdfunding real estate taking hold in Colorado—Denver Post, January 25, 2015

Adam Fountain is interviewed by the Denver Post regarding crowdfunding.

New JOBS Act Rules Damage Job Growth — Roll Call, May 21, 2014

Joseph L. Schocken writes how the JOBS Act isn't creating as many jobs as it should be.

Joseph L. Schocken plays role in new JOBS Act — Seattle Times, April 7, 2012

Restarting IPOs: The Shortest Path to Recreating Economic Growth in the United States

Joseph L. Schocken prepared a white paper which was given to then President-elect Barack Obama, inspiring elements of the JOBS Act of 2012.

Community Involvement

Broadmark Cycling

Photo © Amara Edwards

Broadmark sponsors the Broadmark Capital Cycling Team, an amateur cycling team with multiple road and track national titles to its credit. From 2001 through 2006, Broadmark was the title sponsor of the Broadmark Cycling Team, the successful amateur road racing team based in the Pacific Northwest.