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Alexander Wilson
  • XXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXXX, Wilmette, IL 60091
Professional Summary
Versatile real estate finance professional with
20 years of experience in investment banking, principal investment, equity
syndication, controllership, and public accounting.  Served as critical interface among sponsors,
investors, bankers, and professionals on several landmark real estate transactions.
 Proven ability to develop and lead
cross-functional teams and operate effectively at both a strategic and
technical level.  Accomplished at
analyzing, organizing, and presenting financial information to institutional
investors in a variety of situations.  Adaptable
team player with diverse skill set that includes transaction structuring and
execution, capital markets, investor marketing, portfolio management, financial
analysis, budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, and tax.
Senior Financial Officer, 08/2009 to Present
Equity Office Properties Chicago, IL

Managed 20-person corporate finance team providing strategic analysis and financial support for Blackstone's 70 million square foot domestic office portfolio

  • Developed and maintained investment level corporate models
  • Prepared quarterly valuations
  • Managed due diligence and closing team responsible for over 100 separate asset sale dispositions totaling $16.5 billion since 2011
  • Provided due diligence and analytical support for portfolio and asset level financings including $3.5bn unsecured term loan
  • Responsible for coordinating semi-annual budget process
  • Team responsible for maintaining live Argus models to support valuations and dispositions
  • Prepared marketing, lender, investor and board presentations
Senior Vice President, 06/2004 to 10/2008
Lehman Brothers New York, NY

Monitored trends and conditions in public and private real estate sectors and presented strategic and capital markets solutions to clients.  Managed all aspects of transaction execution including financial analysis, due diligence, structuring, document negotiation, and investor marketing.  Transitioned from investment banking to recently formed syndicated equity group in 2006 to manage evaluation and execution of all REIT public to private transactions.  Responsible for post-closing portfolio management of balance sheet investments and syndication of debt and equity positions.

  • Led all elements of deal execution for the $22.2 billion acquisition of Archstone-Smith Trust, a 201-property / 67,000-unit multifamily REIT, the second largest REIT public to private transaction.

  • Managed $2.5 billion equity and $3.0 billion debt investment in Archstone post-closing. Collaborated with senior management and venture partners on general strategy; operating and capital budgets; acquisitions, dispositions and development projects; financings; and legal, accounting and financial reporting issues.

  • Facilitated deal origination, valuation, due diligence, and structuring for the $2.8 billion acquisition of Gables Residential Trust, an 84-property / 21,000-unit multifamily REIT.

  • Managed the $240 million initial public offering of Republic Property Trust, a 10-property office REIT. 

Facilitated the syndication of the $9.8 billion loan that financed General Growth Properties' $12.6 billion acquisition of the Rouse Company.
Associate, 08/2001 to 05/2004
Citigroup New York, NY

Developed customized financial models, coordinated legal and financial due diligence, prepared management presentations, and coordinated capital markets execution in conjunction with various investment banking engagements including mergers & acquisitions, asset sales, initial public offerings, and other capital markets transactions.

  • Coordinated execution of the $797 million initial public offering of Maguire Properties, one of the largest IPOs in REIT history.

  • Marketed 399 Park Avenue, a 1.7 million square foot trophy Manhattan office building, to public REITs and foreign and domestic institutional investors, culminating in a $1.1 billion sale to Boston Properties.

Managed execution of over $240 million of REIT follow-on equity and preferred share offerings.
Controller, 06/1996 to 12/1999
Tishman Speyer Properties New York, NY

Managed 20-person accounting team responsible for implantation of accounting systems and processes, financial statement preparation, operating budgets, and investor reporting packages for Rockefeller Center, a 7 million square foot office complex with over 700 tenants, and an international real estate fund with over 30 assets.

Audit Senior, 09/1992 to 06/1996
Ernst & Young New York, NY

Planned and implemented audits of public and private companies in the real estate, healthcare, and publishing industries.  Performed third party due diligence support in connection with various real estate transactions.

Master of Business Administration: May 2001 New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business - New York, NY
Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting, May 1992 University of Miami - Coral Gables, FL
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Previous Companies:

  • Equity Office Properties
  • Lehman Brothers
  • Citigroup

Previous Job Positions:

  • Senior Financial Officer
  • Senior Vice President
  • Associate
  • Controller
  • Audit Senior


  • New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business
  • University of Miami

Level of Education:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration

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