Luke Lee has joined Transwestern as a vice president of capital markets. Based in the firm's Phoenix, AZ office, Lee will offer investment services for the acquisition, disposition and recapitalization of commercial real estate assets.
An investment services expert, Lee specializes in the healthcare and office sectors and brings more than 15 years of experience in real estate banking, debt financing and equity investments.
Lee previously served as vice president of acquisition at Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT, and as acquisitions manager at Healthcare Trust of America (HTA), a publicly-traded REIT. Before that he earned his appraisal license as a valuation manager at the former CB Richard Ellis, his CPA designation during his tenure at Ernst & Young LLP, and his Series 7 and 63 licenses as a financial analyst at Raymond James.
"Luke is a tremendous addition to our capital markets team," said Larry Pobuda, senior vice president, Transwestern. "He is well-versed in the principal side of the commercial real estate industry and with his financial background he has the ability to offer an advantageous perspective when analyzing investment opportunities. His expertise in healthcare and other major product types fits right into our highly responsive approach to serving our clients and anticipating key market trends."
Lee received his bachelor's degree in finance from Arizona State University, and holds a Master's Degree in accountancy from the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated with honors.