Executive Vice President, Real Estate, Bailard
Preston serves as Executive Vice President, leading Bailard's real estate investment efforts. His responsibilities include portfolio management, new investment sourcing and overseeing the evaluation, due-diligence, and closing of acquisitions and dispositions. Preston brings over 30 years of experience in the real estate investment and advisory business. Prior to joining Bailard, he was an Executive Vice President and Principal at Kennedy Associates (now Bentall Kennedy). He was a member of Kennedy’s Executive and Investment committees and Portfolio Manager for Kennedy’s $8BN Open-End Diversified Core Equity Fund. Before Kennedy, Preston was a Vice President and Regional Team Leader at GE Investments where he bought, financed, managed and sold over $2BN in assets across all property types. He has held positions in acquisitions, asset management and debt workout at Aetna Realty Investors, William Blair Realty and LaSalle Partners.