Austin oversees several portfolio and corporate initiatives, as well as being a member and chair of the firm’s Investment Committee.
Over his 27-year career, Austin has established himself as a well-rounded commercial real estate professional. Today, Austin has several executive oversight responsibilities, covering Monday’s 5 million square foot office portfolio. Austin leads the firm’s efforts focused on long-term investment management as well as evaluating and executing both new and existing debt strategies for its office portfolio. Further, Austin oversees and manages the company’s office leasing platform and execution.
From a corporate perspective, Austin advances and implements initiatives focused on overall corporate and revenue growth strategies. Austin has recently been elevated to lead Monday’s capital raising and future co-investment platforms. Austin facilitates joint venture partnership structures, investment thesis development and research, as well as fosters the firm’s global partner relationships and coordination on investor relation activities.
Prior to joining Monday Properties in 2009, Austin spent 10 years with Tishman Speyer where he worked in various markets, including New York City, Boston, Virginia, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle. During his time at Tishman, Austin held leadership roles covering capital markets, global fund management and joint venture execution, asset management, financing and office dispositions. Earlier career, Austin also worked at global advisory firm Arthur Anderson’s real estate consulting practice, providing institutional clientele with strategic underwriting, financial analysis and due diligence support for large scale CMBS and large loan transactions in the hotel, multifamily and office sectors.
Austin is a graduate of Ithaca College and earned a Master’s degree in Real Estate from New York University.