Mr. Verdi is a leading member of National’s Management Committee, working closely with the CEO to oversee all aspects of National’s operations.
He is responsible for developing and implementing the firm’s investment strategy, including management of all operations related to identifying and pursuing highly complex, institutional quality commercial real estate investments. He leads National’s high performing group of investment management professionals and is responsible for evaluating, structuring and executing investment opportunities. Mr. Verdi oversees the implementation of policies and practices governing all investment procedures, including portfolio reviews, investment strategies. He is also an active participant in evaluating National’s asset management strategies, working closely with the Portfolio and Asset Management staff.
Mr. Verdi is in his 15th year with the firm and previously served as Managing Director of Equity Investments, under the firm’s predecessor, NEBF Real Estate. He was formerly an Associate Director at GE Capital Real Estate and, prior to concentrating on commercial real estate, gained Investment Banking experience with Friedman, Billings and Ramsey and Prudential Securities.
Mr. Verdi graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Planning and holds a Master of Business Administration from George Mason University. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and a periodic participant in NARIEM roundtable meetings.