Jim McDougall is the Vice President of Investments for Elevation Financial Group. He is responsible for identifying and executing strategic acquisitions and dispositions for Elevation Financial Group’s private real estate funds – including management of acquisition activities, market analyses, site selection, initial assessment of market value, environmental review, full physical and legal due diligence, negotiation of purchase agreements, financial analysis and analysis of structured equity and debt financing. During Mr. McDougall’s tenure with Elevation, he has structured the acquisition and disposition of over 4,677 units having an aggregate value in excess of $147.5 million.
Prior to joining Elevation in 2014, Mr. McDougall worked for a financial services firm that provided investor relations, financial media and research of publicly traded companies. In this role, Mr. McDougall served that company’s corporate clientele through coordinating retail and institutional roadshows, creating and producing strategic communications, and organizing investor conferences. Prior to that, he was employed as an Investment Sales Analyst at NAI Realvest in Orlando, FL. In that role, he provided sophisticated financial and market analyses related to commercial real estate assets throughout the Central Florida Region.
Mr. McDougall holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Crummer Graduate School of Management at Rollins College. He also holds a Master of Science in Real Estate degree from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida. He completed his undergraduate studies at Washington and Lee University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in European History. He is a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC). He lives in Orlando with his wife, Rachel, and their three children, Shelton, Billings, and Mac.