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 Investors Should Know About The Student Housing Market

When COVID-19 lockdowns sent college students home in 2020, many feared the pandemic would establish online learning as the new norm and significantly weaken the student housing industry. However, recent reports indicate quite the ...

Dec 20, 2022

How to Help Clients Defer Capital Gains on Their Investment Real Estate

Over the last few years, real estate properties have greatly appreciated. For any of your clients looking to sell, it can mean a nice profit. But with a nice profit comes a not-so-nice tax bill.

Nov 27, 2022

A Wealth Management Niche Your Competitors Probably Haven't Considered

Developing unique value propositions can be difficult for financial advisors. Most advisors promise clients the same benefits, which can make it hard for advisors to showcase their value to investors and stand out in a crowded field.1

Nov 24, 2022