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A Blend of Youth and Experience

Boyd Watterson’s dynamic culture fosters an environment of respect and trust that encourages an exchange of ideas in a collegial environment. We believe that achieving our goals requires inclusion and a shared responsibility with individual accountability.

Brian Gevry, CFA

Position: Chief Executive Officer, Co-Chief Investment Officer
Categories: Management Committee, Management, Real Estate Investment, Fixed Income Investment
Location: Our Team

Brian L. Gevry, CFA, is CEO and Co-CIO of Boyd Watterson Asset Management, LLC, responsible for the strategic leadership of the company and the oversight of the company’s investment processes and committees. Brian also serves as a Manager of Boyd Watterson and as Chairman of the Real Estate Investment Committee. Prior to his role as CEO, Brian served as Boyd Watterson’s Chief Operating Officer from 2000–2006. Previous leadership roles with the company include Executive Vice President and member of the Operating Committee of Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., Boyd Watterson’s predecessor company. Brian also held positions as a fixed income portfolio manager and senior strategist on the Conservative Value Equity and Fixed Income committees. Brian began his career with the company in 1991. Brian holds a CFA Charter from CFA Institute, an MBA from Case Western Reserve University, and a BA from Cleveland State University. He is a member of CFA Society Cleveland and of CFA Institute.

Brian Gevry, CFA

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Chief Investment Officer

Cleveland, OH

Brian Convery, CFA

Position: Executive Vice President, Co-Chief Investment Officer
Categories: Management Committee, Management, Real Estate Investment, Fixed Income Investment
Location: Our Team

Brian A. Convery, CFA, is the Co-CIO of Boyd Watterson, responsible with the CIO for developing and overseeing investment strategies for the company. He is the primary portfolio manager for Boyd Watterson’s private state government fund and a member of the Real Estate Investment Committee. In addition, Brian manages the company’s research and quantitative teams. Brian joined Boyd Watterson Asset Management in 2011. Prior to joining the company, Brian was a senior investment analyst with Key Private Bank in Cleveland. Previously, he was a partner at WR Huff Asset Management. Brian has also served as a management consultant with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. Brian holds a CFA Charter from CFA Institute, an MBA from Georgetown University, and a BA from the University of Dayton. He is a member of the CFA Society of Cleveland and CFA Institute.

Brian Convery, CFA

Executive Vice President, Co-Chief Investment Officer

Cleveland, OH

Robert Law

Position: Executive Vice President, Co-Chief Investment Officer of Real Estate
Categories: Management, Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Robert M. Law serves as Co-Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager on the real estate team. Bob is also a member of the Real Estate Investment Committee. Prior to joining Boyd in 2009, Bob worked for fourteen years at Mercantile Bank and Trust Company in Baltimore as the managing director of real estate investment management. While at Mercantile, Bob grew the AFL- CIO’s Building Investment Trust from $200 million to $1.9 billion over a ten year period. Bob also worked for five years as the senior vice president and division manager of the real estate industries at Maryland National Bank. Bob graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1965 with a B.S. in civil engineering and he attended the Graduate Government and Business program at George Washington University from the fall of 1968 to the spring of 1970.

Robert Law

Executive Vice President, Co-Chief Investment Officer of Real Estate

Chicago, IL

Casey Wendeln

Position: Executive Vice President, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Real Estate
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Casey F. Wendeln is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer of the Real Estate Portfolio Management team and is a member of the Real Estate Investment Committee. He also oversees capital markets activities and is responsible for oversight of the LIFE Fund and Separate Accounts. Since joining Boyd Watterson, he has worked on approximately $700 million in acquisitions and development projects and placed $1.7 billion in debt financing. Prior to joining Boyd in 2009, Casey worked in the Capital Markets Group at Jones Lang LaSalle in Chicago, where he worked on over $2.4 billion in commercial property transactions. He also interned at ProLogis Trust while getting his MBA in 2008. Casey graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Finance and earned his MBA at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Casey Wendeln

Executive Vice President, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Real Estate

Chicago, IL

Kathleen Herrin

Position: Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Real Estate Funds
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Kathleen B. Herrin oversees accounting, finance, cash management and external audit functions for the real estate team. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2010, Kathy was Vice President, Controller and Asset Manager for a boutique Chicago real estate investment firm.  As controller she was responsible for overseeing the accounting, reporting and forecasting for a $550 million real estate portfolio.  As Asset Manager she was responsible for monitoring the activities of third-party property management. In addition, Kathy spent ten years at ORIX Real Estate Equities as vice president in accounting and finance, where she worked in the areas of corporate and development accounting.  Lastly, Kathy spent seven years at LaSalle Partners as a portfolio controller, working on several large managed fund accounts. Kathy has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting with a concentration in finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Kathleen Herrin

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Real Estate Funds

Chicago, IL

Stephen Perry

Position: Executive Vice President, Strategic Advisor
Categories: Management Committee, Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Stephen A. Perry serves as a member of the Real Estate Investment Policy Committee and is responsible for advising the real estate team on GSA property strategy and client service. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2014, Steve was the President/Executive Director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, where he continues to serve as an Honorary Member of the Board of Trustees. Previously, Steve served as the 17th Administrator (CEO) of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), a position appointed by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. While at the GSA, Steve was responsible for overseeing the agency’s 14,000 employees dedicated to the improvement of the workplace for 1.2 million federal workers housed in government owned or leased properties by managing assets, maximizing value in acquisitions, and implementing technology solutions. He also held various managerial positions at The Timken Company, including Senior Vice President for Human Resources, Purchasing and Corporate Communications, and served in the Cabinet of Ohio Governor George Voinovich as Director of the Department of Administrative Services. Steve has also served as an active participant in a number of organizations, including the Board of Directors for Labor Policy Association, Manufacturing Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, and the National Association of Manufacturing, and has served on numerous boards involved in community service. Steve holds an MS in Management from Stanford University and a BA in Accounting from the University of Akron.

Stephen Perry

Executive Vice President, Strategic Advisor

Cleveland, OH

Al Iudicello

Position: Executive Vice President, Strategic Advisor, Real Estate
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

For 14 years of his career, Mr. Iudicello served in senior management positions in the United States General Services Administration (GSA), with responsibilities for management of the annual preparation of GSA’s 5 year plan and Capitol Hill testimony on the plan and annual GSA prospectuses. Following his employment with the GSA, Mr. Iudicello organized the first national fund specializing in the acquisition and management of real estate assets leased by Federal government entities. He employed this model in six funds, assembling and managing government leased portfolios with over 650 buildings and 23.4 million square feet of space, raising institutional, European and sovereign wealth fund equity and arranging balance sheet and CMBS debt with international banks. Mr. Iudicello graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy, has an Executive MBA degree from Georgetown University and MCE degree from Catholic University.

Al Iudicello

Executive Vice President, Strategic Advisor, Real Estate

Washington, DC

William Barres

Position: Executive Vice President, Director of Assets
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

William M. Barres serves as the Director of Assets for the real estate team providing strategic direction and managerial oversight of the Asset Management functions. Prior to joining the firm in 2022, William spent over 17 years with Sun Life Investment Management in a variety of roles, including his most recent as Managing Director, East Region for the Real Estate Department. William holds an MS in Real Estate Development from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BS in Marketing from Boston College.

William Barres

Executive Vice President, Director of Assets

Cleveland, OH

Thomas Cicotello

Position: Executive Vice President, Portfolio Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Thomas M. Cicotello serves as a member of the Boyd Watterson portfolio management team and the Real Estate Investment Committee. In this role, Tom is responsible for developing and maintaining key strategic relationships. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson, Tom was Senior Asset Manager and Director of Commercial Leasing for the privately held Clark Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) of Bethesda, Maryland. At CEI, Tom was responsible for the oversight of management, leasing, and capital improvement activities associated with CEI’s commercial and hospitality portfolio. Before joining CEI, Tom was responsible for the mid-Atlantic portfolio of the publicly traded HRPT Properties Trust (NYSE: HRP). Tom’s experience includes completing more than $675 million in leasing transactions and overseeing more than 14 million square feet of commercial real estate. He has an BSBA in International Business and Finance from The American University. In addition, Tom holds the designations of CCIM from the CCIM Institute and RPA from the Building Owners and Managers Institute International. He was a 2007 recipient of The Prince Gallitzin Cross Award from the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. Tom is the past president of the board of directors of Safe Shores—the DC Children’s Advocacy Center and currently sits on the board of the Monsignor Smyth Endowment Fund, the SW Business Improvement District and the NoMa Business Improvement District in Washington, DC.

Thomas Cicotello

Executive Vice President, Portfolio Management

Washington, DC

Timothy Horne

Position: Executive Vice President, Portfolio Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Timothy O. Horne serves as a member of the Boyd Watterson Portfolio Management team and is responsible for leading Boyd’s Denver office. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson, Tim spent 27 years with the General Services Administration (GSA) where he served in a variety of senior executive positions including Regional Commissioner for the Public Building Service, Regional Commissioner for the Federal Acquisition Service in the Rocky Mountain Region, and Federal Transition Coordinator. As Federal Transition Coordinator, he was responsible for coordinating the presidential transition across the executive branch. The highlight of his career was serving as the Acting GSA Administrator for all of 2017. Tim is also a member of the presidentially appointed, bipartisan National Infrastructure Advisory Committee which advises DHS and the President regarding key infrastructure issues across the country. Tim is a native of Denver, Colorado and he is a graduate of Regis University.

Timothy Horne

Executive Vice President, Portfolio Management

Denver, CO

Brian Orr

Position: Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management, GSA
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Brian R. Orr is a Portfolio Manager for our GSA Fund. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2014, Brian worked at Ernst & Young, LLP, where he managed a team on various investment consulting, valuation, and capital markets engagements for the Transaction Real Estate Advisory Services group. He also served as a Leasing Specialist for the General Services Administration (GSA), responsible for performing lease procurement and leasehold portfolio management, as well as conducting market analysis and working with building representatives and brokers while negotiating leases for various federal agencies. Earlier in his career, Brian held various financial and analytical real estate positions. Brian is a member of the Chicago Real Estate Council, the Mortgage Bankers Association, and an Associate Member of the Institute of Real Estate Management. Brian has a BA from Purdue University.

Brian Orr

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management, GSA

Chicago, IL

Kristen Albano

Position: Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management, State
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Kristen L. Albano is a Portfolio Manager for our State Government Fund. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2014, Kristen worked at IndCor Properties, Inc., a Blackstone Company, focusing on ownership and management of industrial properties. She also served as portfolio and asset manager for Charter Hall Real Estate, formerly Macquarie Real Estate Inc. and has held various financial and analytical real estate positions in her early career. Kristen has an MBA with emphasis in Finance and Real Estate from the University of San Diego and a BS from Cornell University.

Kristen Albano

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management, State

Chicago, IL

Zachary Segal

Position: Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Zachary L. Segal is a Portfolio Manager for Boyd Watterson’s real estate team, focusing on investment, product development, and strategic initiatives. Previously, Zach was a Partner and Special Situations Group Director of Asset Management at The Townsend Group, executing and managing real estate private equity investments across property types and markets. Zach also held real estate finance and investing roles at Polinger Development Co., Goldman, Sachs & Co., and Charles River Realty Investors, LLC. During the global financial crisis, Zach served as Director of Strategic Initiatives and Credit Market Programs at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he managed Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) investments. Zach graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with a BA in English and holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Zachary Segal

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management

Cleveland, OH

Eric Dowling

Position: Senior Vice President, Head of Acquisitions, GSA
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Eric F. Dowling is Head of Acquisitions for our GSA Fund. Prior to joining BWAM in 2015, Eric worked for Green Courte Partners, where he had broad responsibilities in acquisitions and asset management and led the disposition efforts for various properties. Eric also previously had development, underwriting, and acquisitions roles with The DSF Group, Arbor Commercial Mortgage, and Equus/BPG Properties.  Eric has a BS from Villanova University, and earned his MBA with a concentration in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Eric Dowling

Senior Vice President, Head of Acquisitions, GSA

Chicago, IL

Joseph Capra

Position: Senior Vice President, Head of Acquisitions, State
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Joseph V. Capra is Head of Acquisitions for our State Government Fund. Prior to joining BWAM in 2015, Mr. Capra was Director of the Midwest Capital Markets Group at DTZ (now Cushman & Wakefield). He also formerly worked at the FDIC where he was on the committee responsible for managing a $3 billion portfolio of commercial real estate loans. Previously, Joe worked at Barclays Capital where he oversaw the origination, underwriting and securitization of over $1.25 billion in commercial real estate loans. Prior to Barclays he worked for Keybank Real Estate Capital where he managed a $600 million portfolio of commercial real estate loans. Joe earned his MBA in Finance from the University of Missouri and his BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Truman State University.

Joseph Capra

Senior Vice President, Head of Acquisitions, State

Chicago, IL

Evan Yerega

Position: Senior Vice President, Treasurer
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Evan M. Yerega serves as the Treasurer for the real estate team.  Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in July 2019, Evan was with KeyCorp for over ten years where he held various roles of increasing responsibility in the Finance, Treasury, Credit Risk and Commercial Real Estate groups.  Most recently, he worked in the Income Property Group where he managed a $300MM portfolio of commercial real estate loans.  Evan holds a BBA in Finance and Economics from Ohio University.

Evan Yerega

Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Cleveland, OH

Patrick McGarry

Position: Vice President, Regional Director of Asset Management (Chicago)
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Patrick J. McGarry serves as the Regional Director of Asset Management for the Chicago office. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2018, Patrick worked in the Chicago office of American Realty Advisors, providing broad asset management services for a portfolio of core and value-add office and industrial properties. Previously, Patrick worked for Reit Management and Research, where he served as the Fiscal Operations Manager overseeing the Midwest Region. He also spent seven years at Equity Office Properties in a variety of financial and analytical roles.  Patrick has an MBA in Real Estate Finance and Investment from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and a BBA in Finance from The University of Notre Dame.

Patrick McGarry

Vice President, Regional Director of Asset Management (Chicago)

Chicago, IL

Francis Coppola

Position: Vice President, Regional Director of Asset Management (DC)
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Francis J. Coppola is the Regional Director of Asset Management for the DC office, overseeing the government properties in the East. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson, Frank was a Portfolio Manager with Lincoln Property Company overseeing assets in Southwest Washington D.C. Frank has held various real estate positions from agency leasing to acting as a team leader managing all financial and operational aspects within a portfolio of properties. He holds a designation of CCIM from the CCIM Institute and a State of Maryland Associate Broker Real Estate License. Frank has a BS in Business Administration from Susquehanna University.

Francis Coppola

Vice President, Regional Director of Asset Management (DC)

Washington, DC

Della Wegman

Position: Vice President, Regional Director of Asset Management (Denver)
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Della G. Wegman is the Regional Director of Asset Management for the Denver office, overseeing real estate asset management in the Western Region. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson, Della was Managing Director of Central U.S. Asset Management at EverWest, where she focused on asset performance in the Central United States. She holds an MBA from Drake University and a BBA in Management Sciences from University of Iowa.

Della Wegman

Vice President, Regional Director of Asset Management (Denver)

Denver, CO

Christopher Ried

Position: Vice President, Controller, Real Estate Funds
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Christopher G. Ried is a Controller for the real estate team and is responsible for managing the accounting functions for our real estate products. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2021, Chris served as a Real Estate Assurance Senior Manager at RSM US LLP where he worked on financial statement audits for real estate companies, including property joint ventures, private equity funds, and separate accounts. Chris holds an MSA and a BS in Accountancy from the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign.

Christopher Ried

Vice President, Controller, Real Estate Funds

Chicago, IL

Nicholas Nigro

Position: Vice President, Head of Acquisitions, Diversified
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Nicholas M. Nigro serves as a member of the real estate team focusing on Diversified Government REIT Acquisitions. Nicholas has more than a decade of institutional real estate experience, including acquisitions, asset management, and capital markets. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2021, Nicholas worked at Bridge Investment Group as Director where he oversaw the Midwest regional acquisitions and asset management of a 2.3 million square foot value-add office portfolio. Nicholas holds a BS in Finance and Accounting from Boston College.

Nicholas Nigro

Vice President, Head of Acquisitions, Diversified

Chicago, IL

Hugh Nisbet

Position: Vice President, Acquisitions
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Hugh K. Nisbet works in acquisitions for the real estate team.  Hugh joined Boyd Watterson Asset Management in 2017.  Hugh brings 23 years of financial services experience to BWAM most recently working as a senior underwriter for KeyBank, focusing on its Commercial Mortgage Back Securities, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loan products. Hugh has also held credit and production positions for Barclays Real Estate Capital’s and Natixis’ commercial real estate lending divisions.  Throughout his commercial real estate career, Hugh has facilitated the structuring and financing of over $2 billion worth of commercial real estate transactions.  He also held various positions in insurance and derivatives trading early in his financial services career.  Hugh holds a BSBA and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Missouri.

Hugh Nisbet

Vice President, Acquisitions

Chicago, IL

Trenton Joyce

Position: Vice President, Acquisitions
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Trenton M. Joyce works in acquisitions for the real estate team. Prior to joining the company in 2018, Trenton held the position of commercial mortgage analyst at Fitch Ratings, where he assessed the credit characteristics of US and Canadian CMBS transactions. Previously, Trenton was a structured finance analyst with US Bank, where he was responsible for the monthly oversight and calculations of MBS and ABS trusts. Trenton earned a BBA with a major in Finance from the University of Dayton and is currently enrolled in the CFA program.

Trenton Joyce

Vice President, Acquisitions

Denver, CO

Jeff Hurvitz

Position: Vice President, Development
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Jeff W. Hurvitz serves as a member of the real estate acquisitions team in the Washington, DC office with a focus on development. Prior to joining the company in 2019, Jeff was a Vice President at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) on the Government Investor Services team, where he represented owners and developers in the pursuit of GSA leases and the sale of GSA leased assets. On behalf of his clients, Jeff completed over 100 lease transactions totaling over 6 million square feet of space and supported the Capital Markets Government Solutions group, a specialty practice group at JLL dedicated to the sale of Government leased assets, with over $2.0 billion in asset sales. Prior to JLL, Jeff was a Registered Representative with a national securities broker-dealer. Jeff holds a Master’s Degree in Real Estate with a concentration in Development from Georgetown University and a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the College of Charleston.

Jeff Hurvitz

Vice President, Development

Washington, DC

Peter Liebman

Position: Vice President, Development
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Peter W. Liebman serves as a member of the real estate acquisitions team in the Denver, CO office with a focus on development. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson, Peter worked as an Investments and Capital Markets Associate with Stonebridge Development in Washington DC, responsible for the underwriting, due diligence, and financing efforts for new investments as well as asset management and disposition for all existing investments. Prior to joining Stonebridge, Peter worked at Kodiak Properties and its subsidiary SPMC Properties, specializing in the acquisition of retail real estate in the Mid-Atlantic region and urban mixed-use acquisitions in the District of Columbia. Prior to commercial real estate, Peter worked in management consulting with Vynamic and PA Consulting. He holds an MS in Real Estate Finance from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in Economics from the University of Rochester.

Peter Liebman

Vice President, Development

Denver, CO

Silas Campbell

Position: Vice President, Asset Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Silas T. Campbell is an Asset Manager for the real estate team located in Denver, CO. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2021, Silas spent over 10 years with the General Services Administration (GSA) where he served in a variety of positions including Business Center Manager and Asset Manager for the Region 8 Portfolio Management Division. Silas holds an MS in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of Denver and a BS in Business Administration with a Minor in Political Science from the University of Vermont.

Silas Campbell

Vice President, Asset Management

Denver, CO

Daniel Orcutt

Position: Vice President, Asset Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Daniel A. Orcutt is an Asset Manager for the real estate team located in the Washington, DC office. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson, Dan worked at Newmark as the Director of Management Services where he served as the market leader for property management services in the Mid-Atlantic region. Prior to Newmark, Dan worked at CBRE as a Director of a property management portfolio consisting of 10 million square feet of office and industrial assets throughout the Washington Metro region. Dan holds a BA in Environmental Design from University at Buffalo. He also holds the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).

Daniel Orcutt

Vice President, Asset Management

Washington, DC

Christopher Winn

Position: Vice President, Asset Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Christopher E. Winn serves as an Asset Manager for the real estate team located in the Denver, CO office. Prior to joining the firm, Chris worked at Everwest Real Estate Investors as the Director of Asset Management where he managed a portfolio of industrial and office properties in Colorado, Illinois, Texas, and Wisconsin. Prior to Everwest, Chris worked at Consolidated Investment Group as an Asset Manager where he managed a portfolio of industrial and multi-family properties in Colorado, California, and North Carolina. Chris holds an MBA in Finance from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BS in Geology from University of California.

Christopher Winn

Vice President, Asset Management

Denver, CO

Steve Riley

Position: Vice President, Asset Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Steve Riley is an Asset Manager for the real estate team located in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the company, Steve worked as a Senior Associate in Jones Lang LaSalle’s capital markets division focusing on government related and institutional investment sales where he participated in over $750 million of transactions. Prior to JLL, Steve held positions at Brandywine Realty Trust and First Potomac Realty Trust where he focused on asset management, transactions, and development activities. Steve has a BSBA with a focus on Real Estate from the University of Central Florida.

Steve Riley

Vice President, Asset Management

Washington, DC

Larry Murphy

Position: Vice President, Treasury
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Larry Murphy is a Vice President for Boyd Watterson’s Treasury team.  Larry joined Boyd Watterson Asset Management in May 2018.  Larry brings 24 years of financials services and commercial real estate experience to BWAM most recently working as a Senior Analyst for KeyBank, focusing on loan origination for Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (“CMBS”) and Investor Placement executions.  Larry also held underwriting positions in LaSalle Bank’s and Barclays Real Estate Capital’s capital markets groups structuring and financing more than $2.5 billion in CMBS transactions. He also has workout/asset management experience handling a $500 million commercial real estate portfolio.  Larry received his BS from the University of Iowa.

Larry Murphy

Vice President, Treasury

Chicago, IL

Mark Montgomery

Position: Vice President, Construction Manager
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Mark E. Montgomery is the Manager for Construction with Boyd Watterson’s real estate team.  Prior to joining the company, Mark spent 15 years as Vice President/Associate Director of Project and Development Services in JLL’s Mid-Atlantic Region.   At JLL, Mark was responsible for managing more than 8 million square feet of design and construction projects including commercial office interiors, data centers and ground-up construction for corporate, government and non-profit clients.  Prior to JLL, Mark spent five years as the lead of CBRE’s Washington, DC Metro Project Management Group.   He also held various space management and project management roles at Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation and MCI/WorldCom.   Mark attended the Howard University School of Architecture and earned an AAS in Construction Management from Northern Virginia Community College.

Mark Montgomery

Vice President, Construction Manager

Washington, DC

Joe DiMartino

Position: Assistant Vice President, Acquisitions
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Joe DiMartino works in acquisitions for the real estate team.  Prior to joining Boyd Watterson, Joe worked at Heitman, LLC as an Acquisitions Associate and a Portfolio Accountant.  At Heitman, Joe began in the accounting department working on an open-ended commingled fund with assets across the United States.  In mid-2015, Joe transitioned to the acquisitions team focusing on both US private equity and private real estate debt investment strategies.  During his time at Heitman, Joe has worked on all property types from multifamily and office to student housing and self-storage focusing on core, value-added, and opportunistic strategies.  Joe has a BA in Business Economics from State University of New York at Cortland. 

Joe DiMartino

Assistant Vice President, Acquisitions

Chicago, IL

Steven Zhang, CFA

Position: Assistant Vice President, Acquisitions
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Steven Zhang, CFA, works in acquisitions for the real estate team.  Prior to joining BWAM in December 2019, Steven worked for Fosun International in New York, where he was an integral part of the real estate team that closed over $2 billion of transactions.  Steven also previously held underwriting and origination roles with Quantum Capital Partners.  He started his career with Eastdil Secured (Wells Fargo).  Steven holds a CFA Charter from CFA Institute, a Masters of Planning in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California and a BA in Finance from Sun Yat-sen University.

Steven Zhang, CFA

Assistant Vice President, Acquisitions

Chicago, IL

Nikola Tatic

Position: Assistant Vice President, Acquisitions
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Nikola Tatic works in acquisitions for the real estate team.  Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2017, Nikola worked at GEM Realty Capital as an Intern in their real estate acquisitions group, providing analysis and market research on a variety of different asset types.  He also worked at The Hearn Company as a Summer Intern for their real estate acquisitions team.  Nikola has a BA in Economics with a Minor in Finance from Indiana University.

Nikola Tatic

Assistant Vice President, Acquisitions

Chicago, IL

Connor Sharples

Position: Assistant Vice President, Acquisitions
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Connor Sharples works in acquisitions for the real estate team focusing on Diversified Government REIT Acquisitions. Prior to joining the firm in 2022, Connor worked at J.P. Morgan as a Client Associate and Underwriter in the Real Estate Banking group. He holds a BA in Economics with a minor in Business from Northwestern University. Connor is also currently pursuing his Illinois Real Estate license.

Connor Sharples

Assistant Vice President, Acquisitions

Chicago, IL

Brant Goodrich

Position: Assistant Vice President, Acquisitions
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Brant T. works in acquisitions for the real estate team focusing on Diversified Government REIT Acquisitions. Prior to joining the company, Brant worked as a Senior Performance Analyst for Marquette Associates. Brant also was a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch prior to joining Marquette. Brant earned a BA in Economics from Wheaton College and is currently enrolled in the CFA program.

Brant Goodrich

Assistant Vice President, Acquisitions

Chicago, IL

Ryan Gerrety

Position: Assistant Vice President, Asset Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Ryan P. Gerrety is an Asset Manager for the real estate team located in Washington, D.C. Before joining Boyd Watterson, Ryan worked as a Real Estate Manager with CBRE managing various assets in Washington D.C. and Virginia. Prior at CBRE, Ryan worked as an account executive with CoStar Group in Washington D.C. Ryan has a BA in Political Science from Elon University.

Ryan Gerrety

Assistant Vice President, Asset Management

Washington, DC

Jesse Meetre

Position: Assistant Vice President, Asset Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Jesse Meetre is an Asset Manager for the real estate team located in Washington, D.C. Before joining Boyd Watterson, Jesse worked as a Senior Associate on the Asset Management team at Carr Properties’ that covered a portfolio of 4.5 million square feet as well as another 2.4 million square feet of development. Prior to Carr Properties, Jesse worked for First Potomac Realty Trust as a Senior Analyst on the Asset Management team. Jesse has a BSBA with a focus in Finance from the University of Central Florida.

Jesse Meetre

Assistant Vice President, Asset Management

Washington, DC

Eshaan Varma

Position: Assistant Vice President, Asset Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Eshaan Varma works in asset management for the real estate team.  Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in September 2019, Eshaan worked at JPMorgan within the Tax Oriented Investments group, where he held various positions in analytics and asset management of affordable housing properties.  Eshaan holds a Master’s of Science in Accountancy from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and a BS in Finance from Loyola University Chicago.

Eshaan Varma

Assistant Vice President, Asset Management

Chicago, IL

Julia Jacobsen

Position: Assistant Vice President, Asset Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Julia S. Jacobsen serves as an Asset Manager for the real estate team in the Washington, DC office. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2020, Julia worked at Spaulding & Slye Investments as an Assistant Vice President in Asset Management, where she managed a portfolio consisting of office, retail and multi-family product in Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta. Julia holds a BS in Business Management with a Minor in Art History from Gettysburg College.

Julia Jacobsen

Assistant Vice President, Asset Management

Washington, DC

Bradley Johnson

Position: Assistant Vice President, Asset Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Bradley S. Johnson serves as an Asset Manager for the real estate team in the Denver, CO office. Prior to joining the firm in 2022, Brad worked at EverWest Real Estate Investors as an Associate in Asset Management. Brad holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from University of Denver. He is also a planning committee board member for the Kids & Clays Tournament benefiting Ronald McDonald House of Southern Colorado.

Bradley Johnson

Assistant Vice President, Asset Management

Denver, CO

Colleen Hyland

Position: Assistant Vice President, Asset Management
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Colleen B. Hyland is an Asset Manager for Boyd Watterson’s real estate team. Prior to joining the company in 2018, Colleen was a Client Analyst for Marquette Associates, an investment consulting firm. Colleen holds an MBA from Loyola University of Chicago and a BS with a double major in Finance and Marketing from Marquette University.

Colleen Hyland

Assistant Vice President, Asset Management

Chicago, IL

Thoriq Hardian

Position: Assistant Vice President, Senior Staff Accountant
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Thoriq A. Hardian serves as the Senior Staff Accountant for the real estate team. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in September 2016, Thoriq worked at KeyBank as a Senior Fund Accountant and PNC Bank as a Senior Operation Specialist/Senior Fund Accountant for the Building Investment Trust (BIT). Thoriq holds a BA in Finance and a Master of Accountancy from Cleveland State University.

Thoriq Hardian

Assistant Vice President, Senior Staff Accountant

Cleveland, OH

Kevin Cleary

Position: Assistant Vice President, Treasury
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Kevin M. Cleary is an Assistant Vice President of Treasury for Boyd Watterson’s real estate team. Prior to joining the company in 2018, Kevin was an Equity Research Analyst at Northcoast Research, where he focused on the industrial and building materials sectors. He holds a BA in Economics from Indiana University Bloomington and is currently enrolled in the CFA program.

Kevin Cleary

Assistant Vice President, Treasury

Cleveland, OH

Tiffany Fischer

Position: Assistant Vice President, Assistant Construction Manager
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Tiffany Fischer is an Assistant Construction Manager for the real estate team located in the Washington, DC office. Prior to joining the firm, Tiffany was an Assistant Project Manager with Paradigm Contractors, LLC where she was responsible for project document control, procurement process, assist in cost reporting and assist in Subcontractor management. Tiffany holds a BS in Concrete and Construction Management with a minor in Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University. She also holds the OSHA 30-Hour Certification and the USACE CQC Certification.

Tiffany Fischer

Assistant Vice President, Assistant Construction Manager

Washington, DC

Keith Schuman

Position: Senior Analyst, Acquisitions
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Keith S. Schuman is a Senior Analyst with Boyd Watterson’s real estate team. Prior to joining the company in 2017, Keith worked at the Inland Real Estate Group. At Inland, Keith was responsible for performing due diligence on various property types across multiple funds, including shopping centers, single-tenant retail, multifamily, and medical office assets. Keith earned a BBA with a double major in real estate and finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Keith Schuman

Senior Analyst, Acquisitions

Chicago, IL

Matthew Sutter

Position: Analyst, Acquisitions
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Matthew C. Sutter serves as an Analyst for Boyd Watterson’s real estate team focusing on acquisitions. Prior to joining the firm in 2022, Matt worked at Largo Capital as an Analyst where he was responsible for underwriting, financial analysis, market research and the closing of commercial real estate loan originations throughout North America. Matt holds a BS with a concentration in Finance from Georgetown University.

Matthew Sutter

Analyst, Acquisitions

Chicago, IL

Alexa Knezevic

Position: Financial Analyst
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Alexa M. Knezevic serves as a Financial Analyst for Boyd Watterson’s real estate team. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2021, Alexa worked as a Financial Analyst in Business Planning and Analysis at Marathon Petroleum. She holds an MBA from Mississippi State University and a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Bowling Green State University.

Alexa Knezevic

Financial Analyst

Cleveland, OH

Alex Hughes

Position: Financial Analyst
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Alex R. Hughes serves as a Financial Analyst for Boyd Watterson’s real estate team. Prior to joining the firm in 2021, Alex served as a Finance Analyst II at STERIS for the Corporate Accounting team. He holds an MBA from Cleveland State University and a BS in Business with a concentration in Finance and minors in Business Legal Studies and Spanish from Miami University.

Alex Hughes

Financial Analyst

Cleveland, OH

Vince Leibold

Position: Investment Program Coordinator
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Vince Leibold focuses on Program Management for Boyd Watterson’s real estate team. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2020, Vince held positions in strategic program management at NORC at the University of Chicago. He holds a BS from Ohio University and a Project Management Certificate from Cornell University.

Vince Leibold

Investment Program Coordinator

Cleveland, OH

James Plante

Position: Investment Program Coordinator
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

James L. Plante is the Investment Program Coordinator focusing on the development and coordination of various initiatives within the Real Estate division. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2020, James was a Public Affairs Advisor at Olympus Energy where he managed the government relations strategy with the firm’s financial backer, developed and executed a strategic communications plan, and cultivated relationships with state legislators. James holds a BS in Entrepreneurship with a Minor in Political Science from Grove City College.

James Plante

Investment Program Coordinator

Cleveland, OH

Vanessa DeLano

Position: Valuations Coordinator
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Vanessa M. DeLano is a Valuations Coordinator with the Real Estate and Accounting and Finance teams responsible for the management of the quarterly valuation process for the Boyd Watterson Real Estate funds. Vanessa joined Boyd Watterson in May of 2021 as a Receptionist and Administrative Assistant before moving into her current role.

Vanessa DeLano

Valuations Coordinator

Cleveland, OH

Abby Heck

Position: Staff Accountant, Real Estate
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Abby R. Heck serves as a Staff Accountant for the real estate team. Prior to joining the Boyd Watterson in 2019, Abby worked in public accounting focusing on the audits of universities, state agencies, non-profits, and real estate. Abby holds a BS from DePaul University.

Abby Heck

Staff Accountant, Real Estate

Chicago, IL

Cynthia Turnbow

Position: Administrative Assistant
Categories: Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Cynthia L. Turnbow works in administration for the real estate team. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2015, Cynthia served as the Investor Relations Specialist and Internal Wholesaler at a boutique Real Estate investment firm for four years. She also worked at FPL Advisory Group for 11 years as the Receptionist/Accounts Payable Assistant.

Cynthia Turnbow

Administrative Assistant

Chicago, IL

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