Senior Vice President, Venture Investments
Mr. Medearis is a responsible for underwriting, due diligence and management of acquisitions for platform Berkshire affiliates.
Mr. Medearis has over 10 years of experience in institutional real estate and securities across multiple property types and investment structures. Prior to joining Berkshire, he was a Vice President at Citi Property Investors (CPI) and was primarily responsible for execution and management of investments while based in CPI's New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong offices. Prior to CPI, Mr. Medearis was an Acquisitions Associate at Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners, where he participated in numerous equity and mezzanine transactions across a wide range of asset classes. Mr. Medearis began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst in Salomon Smith Barney's Real Estate & Lodging Group, where he was involved in capital markets and advisory assignments for REITs, hotel operators, and private real estate platforms.
Mr. Medearis received his Bachelor of Arts., with honors and distinction, in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale University, and his Master of Business Administration from Duke University's Executive Cross Continent Program, where he was named a Fuqua Scholar. Mr. Medearis is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, and a member of the Urban Land Institute.