Mr. Nelson has 15 years experience in real estate underwriting, acquisitions and development. In his current position with Odyssey Real Estate Capital, Mr. Nelson is responsible for acquisitions and financing of Odyssey’s portfolio of investments. Prior to co-founding Odyssey, Mr. Nelson served as Partner for Centra Properties, a Las Vegas based real estate investment & development company. At Centra, Mr. Nelson was responsible for overseeing the development of the Mosaic project and Centra Point Retail. He also participated in the acquisition and disposition of the Las Ramblas and South Tech projects which achieved a net profit of over $100 million. From 1999-2004, Mr. Nelson worked for the Archon Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Goldman Sachs. At Archon, Mr. Nelson managed $70 million in specially serviced loans, and underwrote and acquired distressed debt. Mr. Nelson also worked with the portfolio and asset management divisions for Real Estate Owned (REO) product.
Mr. Nelson holds a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.