Chief Investment Officer
Keep in mind the level at which you suffer.Mr. Reynolds, Drew's father
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.
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.
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A 1031 Exchange Is Not Always The Right Choice
As you may have guessed from our company’s name, here at Realized 1031, we help investors defer their capital gains and depreciation recapture liabilities that arise from the sale of an investment property(ies). This is done through a ...
Wall Street vs. Main Street: Two Economic Downturns Requiring Different ...
“Wall Street” and “Main Street” became powerful metaphors during, and in the aftermath of, the Great Recession of 2007-2009. Experts suggest that the actions of large banks and investment firms (Wall Street) were responsible for that ...
What Is Crowdfunding, And How Is Realized Different?
Real estate crowdfunding is a topic that has garnered a good deal of attention in the past few years. Positioned as the channel that allows anyone to access an investment that previously had significant barriers to entry, crowdfunding ...