“Our job is to provide investors with a consistent flow of what we believe are attractive risk-adjusted opportunities across the rental housing spectrum.”
—Scott Lawlor, Founder & CEO
—Scott Lawlor, Founder & CEO
Scott Lawlor is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Waypoint Real Estate Investments and responsible for the overall management, strategic vision and investment activities of the firm. Mr. Lawlor brings more than 30 years of experience across all aspects of real estate acquisitions, financing and asset management.
Prior to launching Waypoint, Mr. Lawlor founded Broadway Partners, a private, vertically integrated real estate investment management firm, that acquired more than 28 million square feet of office properties throughout the U.S. Prior to Broadway Partners, Mr. Lawlor managed the real estate operations at Fortress Investment Group and oversaw distressed debt and equity assets for Mutual of New York. He holds a B.A. from Bucknell University and an M.B.A. and M.S. in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.
Jeremy Pemberton is the Chief Strategy Officer of Waypoint Real Estate Investments and responsible for overseeing the company’s acquisitions and dispositions as well as structuring transactions. Mr. Pemberton has over 20 years of real estate investment experience and has completed transactions totaling more than $14 billion globally.
Previously, Mr. Pemberton was a Managing Director and Co-Head of Real Estate for North and South America, as well as a member of the Management Committee of Babcock & Brown, an $80 billion multi-national fund manager and merchant bank. Prior to joining Waypoint, Mr. Pemberton was President and Executive Managing Director of Avatas Capital, a private investment firm specializing in owning / advising on commercial real estate. He holds undergraduate degrees in Economics, Finance and Accounting and an M.B.A. from the University of Findlay in Ohio.
Jonathan Brundige is Chief of Portfolio Management for Waypoint and responsible for overseeing investment strategy execution across the company’s portfolio. Mr. Brundige has more than 20 years of real estate experience.
Prior to joining Waypoint, he was Chief Operating Officer at Candlebrook Properties, a real estate firm concentrated on repositioning multifamily and student housing investments. Previously, Mr. Brundige was an Executive Director at J.P. Morgan Asset Management where he managed fund structuring and operations for the Junius Real Estate Partners platform and Director of Asset Management for Silverstein Properties, Inc. where he led all asset management functions. Mr. Brundige also served as Associate General Counsel at Broadway Partners, as well as Senior Vice President of Asset Management.
He holds a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, a Graduate Certificate in Real Estate from New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate and a B.S. from St. Lawrence University.
Eric Hade is the Chief Development Officer of Waypoint Real Estate Investments and responsible for developing investment strategies for future growth and overseeing the company’s development activities. Mr. Hade has more than 20 years of real estate experience.
Prior to joining Waypoint, Mr. Hade was the Chief Investment Officer, EVP of Operations and General Counsel of Lane Company. While at Lane, Mr. Hade oversaw all aspects of the company’s investment activities relating to more than $1 billion of transactions. Prior to Lane, Mr. Hade was an attorney focused on real estate and capital markets at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, LLP. He holds a B.A. with honors from Colgate University and an M.B.A. and a J.D. from Emory University where he was an editor of the Emory Law Journal.
Pamela Linden is General Counsel of Waypoint Real Estate Investments and responsible for managing all legal aspects of the company’s operations and transactions. Ms. Linden has more than 17 years of experience in numerous real estate disciplines, including acquisitions, dispositions, development and financing.
Prior to joining Waypoint, Ms. Linden was Director and Counsel for Westbrook Partners, overseeing real estate transactions. Previously, she was a shareholder in the real estate department of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. Ms. Linden holds a B.A. with honors and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Florida.
Richard Cleaver is the Chief Financial Officer of Waypoint Real Estate Investments and responsible for overseeing the company’s accounting process for property and investment reporting. Mr. Cleaver has more than 12 years of alternative investment reporting experience.
Previously, Mr. Cleaver was a Controller at Ellington Management Group where he was responsible for establishing the accounting and operations departments for Ellington’s private REIT, implementing new accounting systems, IPO readiness preparation, securitization and overseeing the annual audits and issuance of quarterly financial statements. Prior to joining Waypoint, Mr. Cleaver co-founded Verasite, a web-based analytics company focused on streamlining the monthly reporting cycle for the real estate industry. He holds a B.A. cum laude in Accounting from Western Connecticut University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Waypoint Management Services is a full-service property management company headquartered in Atlanta and focused solely on properties owned by Waypoint Real Estate Investments. Led by a senior management team with an average of over 25 years of experience, the group manages more than 6,500 units across 26 apartment communities throughout the United States.
Waypoint Student Living is a dedicated student housing property management company headquartered in Dallas and led by a team of professionals with extensive experience in student housing management. The company manages over 5,000 beds across more than 2,000 units.
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