Jake Walker serves as Chief Operating Officer for Leon Capital Group, where he is responsible for driving overall operational strategy and optimizing the growth and performance of Leon Capital Group’s various investment platforms. Mr. Walker serves on the investment committee and directly oversees the firm’s UK investment office. During his career, Mr. Walker has successfully closed over $1 billion 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 asset management.
Prior to WCCG, Mr. Walker was Director of Commercial Acquisitions for Starpoint Commercial Properties, a private real estate investment firm with approximately $1 billion in assets under management, where he was responsible for all acquisition, disposition and financing of investments on a national basis and oversaw the overall execution of the firm’s investment strategy.
Prior to Starpoint, Mr. Walker served as Director of Acquisitions for Presidium Group, a private real estate investment and property management firm, where he worked with its principals to source, analyze and close value-add multifamily investments, 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.