Leadership

Jake Heacox Associate Partner

Mr. Heacox joined Townsend in 2014 and currently serves as an Associate Partner within Townsend’s portfolio management team with a primary focus on the firm’s direct real estate strategies, including the Townsend Real Estate Alpha Fund series. Mr. Heacox has helped lead investment strategy implementation and portfolio management for several open‐end and closed‐end real estate programs totaling approximately $2 billion of investor capital. Mr. Heacox’s primary responsibilities include investment sourcing and underwriting, as well as initiating portfolio recommendations to Townsend’s Investment Committee. He also helps oversee acquisition, disposition, financing, and major capital activities within the firm’s largest directly-managed property portfolio. Mr. Heacox helps lead currency hedging strategy across several of the firm’s global real estate programs and is actively involved in sourcing and underwriting real estate secondary interests and fund recapitalization opportunities. In addition to his investment-related responsibilities, Mr. Heacox also helps lead investor relations and distribution activity for Townsend’s fund management business.

Prior to joining The Townsend Group, Mr. Heacox worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP as an Auditor in the real estate and manufacturing industries.

Mr. Heacox received his BSBA in Accountancy and MBA from John Carroll University’s Boler School of Business. He is a CFA® Charterholder and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).