SAN FRANCISCO, CA – DECEMBER 17, 2019 – Drawbridge Realty, a national real estate investment company based in San Francisco, has hired Jennifer Baltus as the company’s new Director of Property Management and Wendy Will as Senior Advisor, Capital Markets.
Ms. Baltus is based in Drawbridge’s Denver market where she is responsible for the oversight of property management operations across Drawbridge’s growing nationwide portfolio totaling over five million square feet across 11 major US markets. In her role, Ms. Baltus will enhance and implement Drawbridge’s property management strategy and best practices for assets and local market sub-portfolios.
An experienced senior finance executive, Ms. Will is based in Drawbridge’s San Francisco headquarters where she will oversee expanding Drawbridge’s equity capitalization and portfolio debt financings to help the company continue to scale its platform.
“Drawbridge has completed over $400 million in new investments during 2019, increasing our portfolio to 49 properties and $1.4 billion in total capitalization,” says Mark Whiting, CEO of Drawbridge. “We’re glad to welcome Jennifer and Wendy to the team as we continue to grow our company.”
Ms. Baltus comes to Drawbridge with over 25 years of real estate experience managing the financial and operational success of commercial property assets, including asset repositioning and capital improvements. Prior to joining Drawbridge, Ms. Baltus was a Senior Vice President at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) responsible for property management operations of over three million square feet in San Diego and Orange County. She holds RPA and LEED AP+OM designations and has a BS in History from the University of Colorado.
Prior to joining Drawbridge, Ms. Will spent 14 years at Digital Realty Trust as the Chief Financial Officer, EMEA in London as well as the Senior Vice President, Capital Markets in San Francisco. Prior to Digital Realty, Ms. Will was a Director of Corporate Finance at Prudential Capital Group as well as a Senior Auditor and System Consultant at Price Waterhouse. She holds a BA in Economics/Business from the University of California, Los Angeles and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Ms. Will is also a Certified Public Accountant in California.
ABOUT DRAWBRIDGE REALTY:
Drawbridge is a San Francisco-based real estate investment company that targets commercial property investments in growth markets across the U.S. Its portfolio primarily consists of office properties leased long-term to large corporations, with an emphasis on strategically important locations. Drawbridge has a long history of successfully creating value for corporate clients and investors, and has completed transactions with companies
including Bayer, Broadcom, IBM, Google, Johnson & Johnson, L3Harris Technologies, Lockheed Martin, Medtronic, National Instruments, and Northrop Grumman. Drawbridge’s current portfolio comprises 49 properties totaling over 5 million square feet.