Mr. Bendix works in cooperation with the Managing Director, Investor Relations – Fund Marketing and Institutional Accounts to lead efforts to raise capital for all firm products through U.S. and foreign institutional and high-net-worth investors, by developing, initiating, maintaining, and revising strategies to attract new capital and increase assets under management. Mr. Bendix is responsible in managing National’s online fund-raising platforms.
He is also accountable for the submission of client deliverables, manages consultant relationships, delivers investment presentations, and represents National at industry events. Mr. Bendix works collaboratively with National’s President and CEO to formulate, establish and influence the professional corporate image throughout all product lines.
Mr. Bendix has over ten years of professional experience in financial services. Most recently he worked at Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, LLC. and assisted in raising capital for the firm’s closed and open-end real estate investment funds, as well as actively participating in the firm’s sustainability committee. Before joining Harrison Street, Mr. Bendix worked for Blue Vista Capital Management, LLC, where he focused on acquisitions and supporting the capital raising group. Within Blue Vista’s acquisition team, Mr. Bendix worked on underwriting real estate transactions for industrial, office, self-storage, retail and hotel assets, conducted extensive market and joint venture partner diligence, structured deal economics with joint venture partners, and supported the lifecycle of the deal through to closing. Before Blue Vista Capital Management, Mr. Bendix worked as an investment banking analyst in the Special Situations and Restructuring Group at William Blair & Company, LLC.
Mr. Bendix earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, in Ithaca, New York. He is also a LEED Green Associate.