Mr. Bendix is responsible for advancing investor and consultant relationships for National. He also assists in creating presentation materials, responding to due-diligence requests and managing consultant communications.
In addition to his investor relations responsibilities, Mr. Bendix works closely with the portfolio management and valuation and performance reporting teams to analyze fund and asset level performance.
Prior to joining National Real Estate Advisors, Mr. Bendix worked at Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, LLC. In the investor relations group at Harrison Street, Mr. Bendix assisted in raising capital for the firm’s closed and open-end real estate investment funds as well as actively participated in the firm’s sustainability committee. Before joining Harrison Street, Mr. Bendix was an analyst at Blue Vista Capital Management, LLC where he focused on acquisitions and supported 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 saw deals 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.