Peter B. Morin
Operating Partner

Costa Mesa

Peter is an Operating Partner with Appareo Capital. Peter is also a Managing Director and Founder of Watermark Companies, LLC. In 1990 Peter founded Adopt A Highway Maintenance Corporation (AHMC). From a statewide program throughout California to a successful nationwide service company with operations in over 21 states, today, AHMC is an incredible public private partnership story that benefits government, corporate sponsors, and communities.

Peter has led Watermark Companies since its inception and has been involved in successful investments within the areas of manufacturing, oil field service, automotive, media, transaction processing, and financial services.

Prior to Watermark, Peter worked in the audit and tax department of KPMG Peat Marwick, where he received his C.P.A. Peter is also a Partner with Sage Partners LTD, a middle market investment bank. Peter is also a managing member of Pioneer Acquisitions LLC, an entity which purchases distressed debt. Peter serves on the boards of Adopt A Highway Maintenance Corporation, Southgate Engineering, Abrado LLC, Concierge HQ LLC, and Rayne Corporation.

Peter is also an active member of the California Coast Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization and has held several board positions including Chapter Chairman. Peter received his MBA with a major in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and a BS in Accounting from the University of Santa Clara, cum laude.