jeremy header 1024x384 - Jeremy Woodard Joins Cardinal Group as Senior Vice President, Head of Multifamily Investments

DENVER, CO – July 15, 2022 – Cardinal Group Companies (CGC), an industry leader in conventional, student, and affordable housing investment, development, and management, announces hiring Jeremy Woodard as Senior Vice President, Head of Multifamily Investments. Jeremy will lead Cardinal’s conventional multifamily investment strategy, including sourcing, negotiating, and structuring new acquisitions. Jeremy will be based in New York City while covering markets nationwide.

“Jeremy brings leadership, experience, and relationships to our team after spending years on the institutional side of the business. We are excited to bring someone of his caliber on board at an inflection point in the market that should create tremendous buying opportunities for Cardinal and our investment partners,” said Eric Frank, Chief Investment Officer, Cardinal Group Companies.

Jeremy joins Cardinal Group with over 12 years of sourcing, underwriting, acquisition, and investment experience in residential and commercial real estate. Cardinal has primarily invested in student housing ventures, and Jeremy joins Cardinal to assist in growing the multifamily investment portfolio. In addition, Jeremy will develop the conventional multifamily investment thesis and lead negotiations with potential investors.

“Cardinal Group is a true investment leader in student housing with a unique business model based on its deeply local teams, vast network, diverse expertise, and collaborative culture. I’m thrilled to join the Cardinal Group team and seek out new conventional multifamily investments at this defining moment for the industry,” said Jeremy Woodard, Senior Vice President, Head of Multifamily Investments, Cardinal Group Companies.

Most recently, Jeremy served as Vice President of Real Estate Private Credit with Cerberus Capital Management and as Vice President in Goldman Sachs Real Estate Investment Banking Group. Jeremy began his career as an Acquisition Associate at Zeller Realty Group, a vertically integrated real estate owner-operator. He earned his MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his Bachelor’s degree from Florida A&M University.

About Cardinal Group Companies

Cardinal Group Companies (“CGC”) is a fully integrated real estate management, investment, construction, consulting, and marketing firm focused on multifamily and student housing throughout the country. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, CGC affiliate companies are all firmly built atop the company’s “Cardinal Culture.” Since 2007, CGC has been operating successful partnerships, focused on creating efficiency and above market performance via their commitment to challenging the status quo of the industry. To date, Cardinal Group Companies has developed several best-in-class initiatives, which have earned the company national recognition year after year. Cardinal Group Companies’ management platform oversees over 40,000 units nationwide including 11,000 conventional and affordable housing units and over 90,000 student housing beds across the U.S., including Cardinal Group, Companies’ owned portfolio and third-party managed properties.

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