Phil McAlister

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Phil McAlister is a Chicago-area native and real estate investor. With a career that has spanned investment banking, commercial lending, and real estate, he has extensive transaction experience fro...
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Phil McAlister is a Chicago-area native and real estate investor. With a career that has spanned investment banking, commercial lending, and real estate, he has extensive transaction experience from multiple sides of a deal.

Experience
Working for a large national sponsor, Phil has been in charge of the underwriting, financial modeling, and valuation of over $5 billion in commercial real estate, including multifamily, medical office, self-storage, hospitality, and senior housing assets. Phil leads a team in evaluating commercial real estate deals nationwide and across multiple strategies including core, core-plus, and value-add, with an occasional ground-up development sprinkled in.

Phil is also involved in evaluating and negotiating multi-million dollar joint ventures with various strategic partners. In addition, Phil has been tasked with evaluating projects in Qualified Opportunity Zones, a new and exciting frontier in commercial real estate.

Phil’s passions include family, football, American history, and real estate investing, in that order. Phil resides in Naperville, Ill., with his wife Kristin and three perfect (sometimes) children, Anna, Ryan, and Charlie.

Education
Phil holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Elmhurst College.

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