ARCTRUST Properties Inc. a sponsor of non-traded real estate alternative investment offerings, has appointed Chris Wadelin as managing director of equity markets. In his new role, he will direct investment product distribution for the company’s preferred equity, Delaware statutory trusts, and real estate investment fund offerings across the retail, residential, industrial, medical and self-storage sectors.
Wadelin, who has experience in product development, market strategy and distribution across various advisory channels, joined ARCTRUST in mid-2021 as vice president of institutional capital.
ARCTRUST said that prior to joining the firm, he was involved with the management or capital raise of more than $1.7 billion.
According to his LinkedIn page, Wadelin previously served as regional vice president at Simplicity Financial Distributors (formerly M3 Financial Inc.) and as senior vice president of capital markets at Access Capital Group and Inspired Healthcare Capital. He spent four years at alternative investment sponsor, Moody National Companies, first as a regional vice president and later as a senior vice president, overseeing the central region of the U.S. Before that, in 2015, he joined Deutsche Bank as a wholesaler where he focused on mutual funds, exchange traded funds, and liquid alternatives. He was an associate at Merrill Lynch from May 2014 to May 2015.
“Chris has a strong reputation among investors for high-quality reliable offerings and is a real estate first focused professional,” said James Steuterman, president and chief executive officer. “We are pleased to welcome Chris in this new position and look forward to his accelerating contributions to our team.”
Wadelin holds a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University, as well as FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities licenses.
New Jersey-based ARCTRUST is a 39-year-old real estate company that has been responsible for the development, acquisition and joint-venture funding of more than 500 properties with an aggregate value in excess of $5 billion.