Mr. Truex is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer in the investments group at Versus Capital where he is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of Versus Capital’s investment activities for its real estate and real assets strategies. In addition to his work in portfolio design, Mr. Truex is also responsible for identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, conducting due diligence on potential investments, negotiating structures and terms, and portfolio modeling on Versus Capital’s existing investments.
Previously, Mr. Truex was a Portfolio Manager at Colorado PERA, a $45 billion public pension plan, where he oversaw a portfolio of real estate assets with a net asset value exceeding $1.5 billion. Prior to joining Colorado PERA, he worked in the investment services group at DCT Industrial Trust in Denver where he completed acquisitions and dispositions of industrial properties and focused on conducting property level due diligence. Mr. Truex began his investment career as an Associate at BlackRock in New York where he specialized in real estate acquisitions with various debt and equity capital structures.
Mr. Truex graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota and is a CFA® charterholder.