From scouting solid investment properties and modeling shopping centers to working closely with financial partners to secure funding, Neal focuses his time and energy on investment and asset management of the Baker Katz property portfolio. He utilizes the analytical skills developed during his time as a financial analyst with Amegy Bank to identify viable opportunities and underwrite deals.
Prior to joining Baker Katz, Neal worked at real estate investment trust, AmREIT, as a project leasing agent. He was in charge of leasing the company’s retail portfolios in Houston, San Antonio and McAllen, totaling 1.5 million square feet of retail space and completed additional leases on over 750,000 square feet. Neal also managed joint ventures on behalf of AmREIT with institutional investors like AEW and JP Morgan Chase.
Neal graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in economics and a minor in finance. He is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hunting, fishing and skeet shooting. Neal resides in Houston with his wife, Mary, and sons Cinco and Cooper.