Drew Reynolds

Chief Investment Officer

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Drew Reynolds

Meet Drew

Drew serves as Chief Investment Officer and Head of the Research group at Realized. In this role, he is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and structuring investments as well as leading development and implementation of new initiatives and strategies. Additionally, he manages the group’s day-to-day activities and oversees all investment underwriting and due diligence functions. Drew has been with Realized since the company’s inception in 2015 and is a member of the firm’s Due Diligence Committee and Leadership Team.

Drew has over 15 years and $1.5 billion of commercial real estate transaction experience across a multitude of disciplines, including lending, development, acquisitions, dispositions, structured finance, and loan sales. Prior to Realized, Drew gained his experience at leading capital markets firms, including Nomura and HFF.

Drew graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a BBA in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics as well as Finance, Investments Banking. Drew also received a Master’s Degree in Property Development & Investment from UNSW in Sydney, Australia. He is an active member of the University of Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association.

Fun Facts About Drew

  • Drew's wife is Australian and they try to go Down Under every year.
  • If Drew could travel anywhere, he would visit Glacier National Park, Seychelles Islands, Croatia, Patagonia, South Africa, or Corsica.
  • When he isn't working, Drew spends his time with his three young children.

About Transparency

The core function of the Research Department at Realized is to bring transparency to complex investment structures so that individuals can make informed decisions regarding their personal finances. We firmly believe that our investors deserve unbiased advice and access to information – not hard sales tactics.

Drew's Articles

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What Financial Advisors Should Know About 1031 Exchanges

As a financial advisor, you want to offer your clients helpful guidance and sound advice—that’s why they engage your services, after all. In many cases, you may suggest investment options and strategies that the client isn’t familiar ...

Jun 7, 2023

DST Sector Battles Excess Inventory as Investor Demand Slows

In a recent Wealthmanagement.com article concerning DST inventory levels and sector considerations, Realized Chief Investment Officer Drew Reynolds commented on the positive aspects of slowing growth in the DST market from the ...

May 22, 2023

Investing in Student Housing Could Boost Your Portfolio’s Income and Add ...

Drew Reynolds, chief investment officer at Realized, recently shared his thoughts with Marketwatch on the growth of the student housing market and why real estate investors should consider adding this sub-sector of commercial real ...

May 1, 2023