Shawn Fetty joins Cardinal Group as Vice President, Head of Real Estate Transactions
DENVER, CO – August 31, 2022 – Cardinal Group Companies (CGC), an industry leader in conventional, student, and affordable housing investment, development, and management, announces the hiring of Shawn Fetty as Vice President, Head of Real Estate Transactions.
“Shawn comes to us with deep experience in real estate transactions and from a prestigious real estate investment firm in NYC. He has already brought a level of sophistication to our growing investment enterprise that will allow us to scale cleanly while managing risk – he’s an invaluable add for the future of Cardinal,” says Catherine Stanton, General Counsel, Cardinal Group Companies.
In his role, Shawn will structure, negotiate and execute transactions across Cardinal’s student housing, conventional housing, and development verticals in close partnership with each of those teams. In addition, Shawn will focus on expanding Cardinal Group Investments’ organizational and risk management infrastructure.
“Cardinal stands out as a next-generation real estate company whose growth never compromises its culture’s and core principles’ enduring value. I’m very excited to join the team and help them execute the strategy at this pivotal moment,” said Shawn Fetty, Vice President, Head of Real Estate Transactions.
Shawn has over ten years of experience negotiating and executing transactions for sponsors, investors, and lenders across the real estate industry. Before joining Cardinal Group, Shawn was Vice President at BlackRock and Assistant General Counsel of Property at Lendlease, a global, vertically-integrated development, investment, and construction company. Shawn began his career as a lawyer in the real estate departments at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, and Kaye Scholer LLP in New York. He earned his J.D. from Columbia University and his B.A. from the University of Chicago.
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 and over 70,000 student housing beds across the U.S., including Cardinal Group, Companies’ owned portfolio, and third-party managed properties.
To learn more about Cardinal Group Companies, please visit www.CardinalGroup.com.