BOSTON - The Davis Companies announced the appointment of Daniel F. Wheeler as Senior Associate, Asset Management. Mr. Wheeler will perform leasing, investment analysis and various asset management functions to maximize the performance and value of the Davis Companies Boston-area portfolio and Davis Investment Ventures Value Opportunity Fund I.
“Dan’s background and diverse experience will allow him to be an immediate impact player for our team in all areas of asset management. He has had success in leasing, valuation, development, acquisitions, and investment analysis. Dan is familiar with the markets we are working in and brings the expertise, strong network and versatility needed to hit the ground running on our existing portfolio and to be a valuable contributor to our future growth. Dan’s approach makes him a perfect fit for our Asset Management team,” said Jonathan Davis, CEO & Founder of the Davis Companies.
Prior to joining The Davis Companies, Mr. Wheeler was Asset Manager at Colony Realty Partners, where he managed the performance of 4.5 million square feet of office, industrial and multifamily properties in 5 distinct U.S. markets. Mr. Wheeler has also held positions as Development Associate at Archstone-Smith and as Investment Sales Analyst as Cushman & Wakefield and Insignia ESG. In these positions, Mr. Wheeler provided underwriting, financial analysis and valuation of development and investment opportunities and commercial real estate transactions. He had this to say about his new position:
"I am excited to be joining the incredible team The Davis Companies has assembled. Jon Davis is an industry leader with a tremendous track record in all cycles of the market. It was fortuitious that my experience with commercial real estate from both the leasing and investment perspective fit with what Davis was looking for. The Davis Companies philosophy is to have a bold vision with a strategic path mapped out to accomplish it, and I am excited to contribute to its future growth and success.”
Mr. Wheeler earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from The University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master’s degree in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Wheeler resides in Wenham, Massachusetts with his wife, Lisa, and 18-month-old daughter, Dana.