Jake Walker serves as Managing Director for Leon Capital Group, where he heads up the company’s self-storage platform and oversees the Austin office. During his career, Mr. Walker has successfully closed over $900 million in value-added investments, with equity partners including private equity firms, public pension funds, foundations, family offices and hedge funds.
Prior to joining Leon Capital Group, Mr. Walker was Vice President of Acquisitions at World Class Capital Group where he was responsible for structuring, directing and executing the firm’s investment strategy including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, joint ventures and other transactions of the company and its investment platforms.
Prior to joining WCCG, Mr. Walker was Director of Commercial Acquisitions for Starpoint Commercial Properties, LLC, a private real estate investment firm with approximately $1 billion in assets under management. While with Starpoint, Mr. Walker was responsible for all acquisition, disposition and financing of investments on a national basis and oversaw the acquisitions team’s sourcing, diligence, negotiation, business strategy, and execution of the firm’s investment strategy.
Prior to joining Starpoint, Mr. Walker served as the Director of Acquisitions for Presidium Group, a private real estate investment and property management firm. While with Presidium, Mr. Walker worked with its principals to source, analyze and close value-add multifamily investments in Texas, assisting the growth of a portfolio that eventually reached over 6,000 units under management.
Mr. Walker received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.