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Sam Bendix Joins National as Investor Relations Director

July 27, 2015

National Real Estate Advisors (National) today announced that Sam Bendix has joined the company as Director of Investor Relations, based in the headquarters here,  and is responsible for advancing investor and consultant relationships.  He also assists in creating presentation materials, due-diligence requests and managing consultant communications.

Heather Border, National’s Managing Director for Investor Relations, said: “Sam Bendix’s experience both in institutional client relations and real estate transactions provides an ideal background for working with and advising our clients on their investment needs and requirements.”

Prior to joining National, Mr. Bendix worked in the investor relations group at Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, LLC where he assisted in raising capital for the firm’s closed and open-end investment funds as well as served on the sustainability committee. Previously, he was an analyst with Blue Vista Capital Management where he focused on property acquisitions and supported the capital raising group. At Blue Vista, he underwrote and conducted due diligence for industrial, office, self-storage, retail and hotel transactions. Mr. Bendix also worked as an investment banking analyst in the Special Situations and Restructuring Group at William Blair & Company.

Mr. Bendix earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, in Ithaca, New York. He also is a LEED Green Associate.


National Real Estate Advisors has $2.5 billion in net assets under management invested in commercial and multifamily real estate valued at $7.3 billion (as of 3/31/14).Through its open-end fund and separate account for pension fund clients, the company invests in major U.S. urban markets, using a build-to-core strategy in large-scale development and redevelopment projects. National builds investment portfolios of stabilized modern property assets—apartment, office, mixed-use, industrial, data centers and hotels—with design features, technological enhancements, and amenities that can drive high tenant demand and create value over time. Utilizing its wholly-owned affiliate, National Real Estate Development LLC, the company also directly develops major projects for client accounts and partners. The firm is a subsidiary of the National Electrical Benefit Fund.  For more information visit,