Daniel Palmier


Daniel Palmier, accomplished CEO and passionate philanthropist.  Daniel has a holistic approach to philanthropy which includes local and overseas causes.

For Daniel Palmier, there is a strong connection between his professional life and philanthropy. With an inarguable proven track record of success in the field of real estate finance, Daniel has built several companies from the ground up. With a gift for understanding how to create tremendous value and investor returns, Daniel was blessed to support a wide variety of charitable causes and organizations.

Daniel Palmier’s professional life

Daniel Palmier has over 25 years of successful experience in real estate investment and finance. All of this preparation has helped him become the founder and CEO of the nationally acclaimed specialty finance company, UC Funds. [See ucfunds.com]

UC Funds has invested over $2 billion over its last 6 years and has averaged nearly 20% annual returns each year. Daniel Palmier earned the experience needed to lead UC Funds from previously held leadership and management roles in real estate and portfolio management with companies such as Potomac Realty Capital, Arbor Realty Trust and Lehman Brothers Holdings, in which he was responsible for $18 billion of partnership investments.  Mr. Palmier founded Potomic in 2004 and originated over 3 billion in investments.  Palmier headed all credit operations at Arbor and was part of public offering road show and first CDO.

Daniel Palmier earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Notre Dame University and earned his Master’s degree in Real Estate at New York University.  Mr. Palmier is also a CPA (non-active) and is a proud member of the National Multi-Housing Council and the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association.

Daniel Palmier’s charity work


Daniel Palmier and his foundation have many charitable interests. [See palmierfoundation.com]

Assembly of God Alliance and the Haiti Self Sustainability Project. Daniel’s donation went to the Aide Aux Enfants Orphanage (AAEO) in St. George, Haiti. The funds were used to purchase clothing for the children, 40 new mattresses and sheets for the children, materials for the fixing and construction bed frames and an electric pump for assistance in drawing water out of the well.

Daniel Palmier is currently mobilizing substantial aid to communities in Haiti with a particular emphasis on their hospital’s cardiac arrest services. Daniel Palmier also supports Christian charity. Daniel donated $325,000 to the Asian Christian Academy where his contributions were used in Bengalore, India to help build a 2500 student school for grades K-12, a Christian seminary for 160 students, a 35 bed hospital, and a mobile medical unit which provides healthcare to villages and the first Christian University.

Through the Palmier Foundation more causes such as the One Fund Boston, Lieutenant Walsh – Firefighter Kennedy Memorial Fund, and Friends of Wellesley METCO, Inc. Daniel also participated in the Jimmy Fund walk and plans to run the 2017 Marine Corps Marathon for Intervol and many other causes through the Boston Marathon again in 2016, 2015 and 2014.