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An alumnus of The Roxbury Latin School and the University of Virginia, Mr. Botwinik began his career in strategy consulting for boutique firms in Boston, with a dual focus on profit improvement and due diligence for middle-market private equity transactions. His first multi-family purchase in 2005 awakened a passion for real estate, and he switched his full-time focus to acquisitions in 2007.

Mr. Botwinik founded Cougar Capital Management, Inc. a Property Management and Construction Management firm, to provide services to more than 1,000 apartments and commercial units in MA, RI, CT, NH, VT, PA, ME, and FL that he has acquired personally and through syndications.


In Massachusetts, Mr. Botwinik holds an Unrestricted Construction Supervisor License. He is a registered Home Improvement Contractor, a Moderate Risk Deleader, a licensed Real Estate Broker, and an active member of Habitat for Humanity. In his spare time, Mr. Botwinik tutors local GMAT students for Manhattan Review.

Since joining the company in 2010 as a property manager for the Salem region, Juan has contributed to the success of the organization by maximizing revenue, cutting costs, and setting up procedures and high-quality standards for the CCM Team and tenants across the portfolio.

With a background in construction and business administration, Juan has been an integral part of the organization’s activities across property management, acquisitions, land development, and remodeling of existing buildings.

Juan is responsible for overseeing the Accounting, Property Management and Construction divisions of CCM.


Ian joined Cougar Capital’s acquisitions team in 2017. In his role, he focuses on growing the CCM portfolio with high-quality assets, evaluates dispositions, oversees the underwriting and due diligence process. Ian is also a project manager at Cougar Capital. He is responsible for the development of value add, complete renovation and condo conversion projects with a focus on time and budget management. 


Prior to joining CCM Ian graduated magna cum laude from High Point University with a BSBA degree.

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