Joshua Canafax serves as Chief Investment Officer at Leon Capital Group. Under this role, he is responsible for deal underwriting, conducting due diligence, assembling market research, optimizing investment capitalization, and interfacing with partners, investors, lenders and brokers. Josh played a critical role in the establishment of Leon Capital Group’s European and West Coast Investments and is heavily involved in assessing investment opportunities outside of LCG’s core of retail and multi-family. Josh started his real estate career at MPF Research, a leading Apartment Market Research firm, where he was instrumental in the growth of their market coverage from 27 to over 100 markets and was also in charge of forecasting occupancy, rent, supply and demand trends in over 40 markets and 200 submarkets across the country each quarter. Josh grew up in Wichita Falls, TX and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Midwestern State University with a double major in Finance and Accounting. He subsequently obtained a Master of Real Estate degree from Texas A&M University.