Jeffrey M. Axley
Founder and Managing Principal
Jeff Axley has over 19 years of real estate experience having invested and managed over $2.5 billion of gross assets during his career. Prior to founding Ridgeline, Jeff worked for Hillwood on acquisitions, joint ventures, equity structuring, asset management, and debt financings. He was responsible for asset management of an opportunistic equity fund with a gross asset value of $800 million with investments in office buildings, industrial, hotels, and master-planned communities. Jeff also managed debt financings on a separate $1 billion portfolio.
Prior to Hillwood, Jeff worked with JPI and Allegiance Development where he was responsible for financial aspects of capital market transactions and asset management on several multifamily and retail development projects encompassing over $600 million in development cost. Previously, Jeff worked on several real estate consulting assignments with Alvarez & Marsal, a major corporate restructuring advisory firm. Prior to that, Jeff worked on value add office acquisitions totaling over $1 billion in gross value with the Archon Group, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs, and Presidio Investments, a subsidiary of Hunt Investments. Jeff received his BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.