Mr. Butler oversees the development and implementation of a broad range of real estate investments in gateway markets throughout the United States.
He is responsible for many of National’s most complex projects that are in various phases of the investment cycle including pre-development, under development and operational. His diverse experience includes high density mixed-use urban centers, luxury apartment and condominium buildings, Class A office towers, student housing, senior housing developments and biotech facilities. Mr. Butler is involved with virtually every aspect of the investment process including underwriting, design, permitting, financing, development, construction, marketing, lease negotiation, management and disposition. He currently oversees multiple commercial and mixed-use projects with development values exceeding $2 billion.
Mr. Butler was formerly in Multifamily Structured Finance at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), where he managed the securitization and credit enhancement of pools of loans backed by apartment properties in markets throughout the country. He has also held commercial real estate asset management positions at NationsBank (now Bank of America) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Mr. Butler is a graduate of Austin College and received a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from the Johns Hopkins University. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Johns Hopkins University Real Estate Forum.