Mr. McSpadden supports National’s Investment and Portfolio and Asset Management teams, assisting in managing, monitoring and analyzing National’s real estate assets under management.

Since joining the firm in 2016, Alex assists or directly manages debt and equity assets. He provides wide-ranging acquisition, pre-development services and management functions such as underwriting, joint venture negotiations, financing, construction monitoring, capital and operating budget evaluations, and risk-adjusted return analyses.

Alex was previously at Clark Enterprises in Bethesda, MD, where he served as a Director, responsible for leading the underwriting process, including the review and creation of extensive financial models to analyze debt, partnership structures, return waterfalls and sensitivity tests. He evaluated and bid on $2 billion in potential deals, closed on seven projects valued over $500 million and managed due diligence, loan and closing processes for D.C. and VA acquisitions, including engaging in services with third-party vendors and consultants. Alex also supported Asset Management with office and retail tenant lease negotiations.

Mr. McSpadden holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Columbia University, and both a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate Finance and Development and a Master of City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School.