Capital Square 1031, a real estate investment and management firm specializing in Delaware statutory trust (DST) offerings, has promoted Whitson Huffman to senior vice president and head of its acquisitions team. The company also added Jorge Figueiredo to serve as vice president of acquisitions and asset management.
“Whit Huffman is a vital member of the Capital Square team,” said Louis Rogers, founder and chief executive officer of Capital Square. “His knowledge of real estate, proven leadership skills and keen ability to source attractive investment properties has directly contributed to Capital Square’s success. Also, I am pleased to welcome Jorge Figueiredo, whose extensive expertise in multifamily transactions and operations will be a valuable asset to our growing firm.”
In his new role, Huffman will serve as a senior vice president of the company and head of acquisitions. Prior to joining Capital Square 1031, he was employed by JBG Smith, an NYSE-listed REIT and fund manager, where he was active in large-scale, mixed-use acquisitions and developments in Washington D.C. and northern Virginia.
Before joining JBG, he served as a consultant in the financial services group at Ernst & Young. Huffman earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Miami University (Ohio) Farmer School of Business and a master’s degree in real estate finance from Georgetown University.
In his role as vice president of acquisitions and asset management, Figueiredo will help source and acquire multifamily, office, industrial, and healthcare properties as well as support asset management, property management and special projects.
Prior to joining Capital Square, Figueiredo served as a partner with Cornerstone Realty Advisors, responsible for property evaluation, due diligence, finance and settlement. He also was vice president of management services at Landmark Apartment Trust, Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology with a minor in business administration from James Madison University.
Capital Square 1031 is a national real estate investment and management company that sponsors real estate exchange programs that qualify for tax deferral under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. The company provides a range of services, including due diligence, acquisition, loan sourcing, property management/asset management, and disposition for high net-worth investors, private equity firms, family offices and institutional investors. Since inception, Capital Square 1031 has sponsored 58 DST programs and has completed approximately $1.3 billion in transaction volume.