WAY Capital, a leading commercial real estate capital markets advisor, has hired Bruce Davidson as head of deal execution and chief operating officer. As COO, Davidson will oversee the day-to-day administrative and operational functions at WAY while acting as a strategic partner on the firm’s leadership team.
A senior executive with over 30 years of experience in industries including commercial real estate as well as hospitality and leisure, Davidson has a wide range of knowledge about diverse products and transaction types for both corporate and project finance. His real estate experience includes lodging, office, multi-family and retail properties.
Davidson has extensive knowledge of asset and portfolio management, originating and structuring complex real estate acquisitions, restructuring, credit risk management and development transactions in both domestic and international markets.
“We are thrilled to welcome Bruce to the WAY team,” said WAY Capital’s Founder and Senior Managing Director Malcolm Davies. “Paired with his successful track record of developing high-profile business deals, his expansive and diverse experience will serve as a tremendous asset to our firm as we continue to expand our clientele and geographic reach.”
Davidson is well versed in senior/mezzanine debt financing structures, real estate investments and loans, capital market-related products, development of operating groups/lending sources, financial modeling, risk analysis, strategies and management, and leadership of global business units.
“We provide sophisticated financing solutions for our clients, and Bruce’s experience and overseeing high-profile, complex deals is a great fit for WAY,” said WAY Capital Founder and Managing Director Zack Streit. “Like the rest of our team, Bruce is someone who thinks multiple steps ahead.”
Davidson earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Wagner College in Accounting and a certificate degree in Real Estate Finance and Development from Monmouth University. In addition, he has completed professional training in hospitality valuation, real estate matters, finance and management.
About WAY Capital
Led by Founder & Sr. Managing Partner Malcolm Davies and Founder & Managing Partner Zack Streit, WAY Capital represents entrepreneurial commercial real estate sponsors in capitalizing on their institutional and sub institutional pursuits. WAY provides sophisticated financing solutions by leveraging an expansive capital network, a proprietary ‘Deal Champion’ strategy and a 100% dedicated team. This allows WAY to act as our clients ‘outsourced’ Chief Financial Officer organization and help grow their platforms. WAY has closed over $1.1BN year to date and its principals have closed $15BN over their careers.