Forging a new path

In real estate

Founded in 2016 by industry veterans David Boyle and Brad Beanblossom, NW1 Partners is forging a new path in real estate investment management. Reflecting on "what's worked well" over their $3 billion of principal investment experience, David and Brad set out to provide institutional investors access to small cap portfolio roll-up strategies and expert local operating partners.

NW1 Partners has a strategic relationship with Delancey, a leading U.K. property investor, and the managing principals, Jamie Ritblat and Paul Goswell.

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The founders' experience in completing creative and complex investments while at Morgan Stanley, Brookfield, and Equity International positions NW1 Partners to provide a highly tailored and unique offering, by packaging fragmented properties into coherent, institutional portfolios.
David
boyle

Co-Founder & Managing Partner,

London

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Brad
Beanblossom

Co-Founder,

Chicago

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Corbin
Decker

Vice President,

Chicago

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Muhamed
Sharafali

Investment Executive,

London

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David
boyle

Co-Founder & Managing Partner,

London

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David Boyle is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of NW1 Partners. Prior to co-founding NW1 Partners, Mr. Boyle was Managing Director, Co-Head & Chief Investment Officer of the AIP Real Estate team at Morgan Stanley. During his tenure at the firm and as Chair of the AIP Real Estate Investment Committee, he set the overall investment strategy and invested over $1.2 billion into co-investments, secondaries, and primary fund investments.

Mr. Boyle enjoyed previous senior roles at Brookfield Asset Management, APG Investments US, and Deutsche Bank. In these positions, he led or was substantially involved in investing more than $1.1 billion into equity and mezzanine debt investments.

Mr. Boyle was formerly on the Board of Directors at Tishman Hotel & Realty and a past Co-Chair of PREA's conference planning committee. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and a Master of Public Affairs from Columbia University.

Brad
Beanblossom

Co-Founder,

Chicago

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Brad Beanblossom is Co-Founder and Partner of NW1 Partners. Prior to joining NW1, Mr. Beanblossom spent 15 years with Sam Zell's international real estate private equity firm, Equity International (EI). Mr. Beanblossom oversaw EI's investments team as its Senior Vice President, and invested more than $900 million of growth capital for EI's portfolio companies He also was involved in the disposition of over $2 billion of EI's equity positions.

Mr. Beanblossom served as a member of the EI's investment committee and as a member of the board and investment committee of numerous portfolio companies.

Brad began his real estate career in 1997 at Arnold Palmer Golf where he was responsible for originating and underwriting the acquisition of golf courses.

Mr. Beanblossom graduated from DePauw University with a B.A. in History and earned a M.B.A. in finance from the University of San Francisco.

Corbin
Decker

Vice President,

Chicago

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Corbin Decker is a Vice President at NW1 Partners. Since joining NW1 Partners in 2018, Mr. Decker has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

Before joining NW1 Partners, Mr. Decker spent two years as an Associate at Rockpoint Group in Boston, MA, where he underwrote core-plus and opportunistic deals in various U.S. cities, and managed several properties across multifamily, office, retail, hotel, and industrial asset classes simultaneously.

Mr. Decker began his career as an Acquisitions Analyst at Morgan Stanley in the Merchant Banking and Real Estate Investing (MBREI) division in New York, NY. As part of the two-year analyst program, he performed acquisition analyses for Prime Property Fund, the open-ended Core vehicle, as well as the Opportunistic fund, across all asset classes. He also assisted in the fundraising efforts of MBREI's Global VII Real Estate Opportunistic Fund.

Mr. Decker graduated from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business with a Bachelors in Business Administration (B.B.A.) with an emphasis in Finance, Real Estate, and Strategy.

Muhamed
Sharafali

Investment Executive,

London

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Muhamed Sharafali is an Investment Executive at Delancey Real Estate Asset Management and NW1 Partners. At Delancey, Muhamed is part of the investment team focused on investments and acquisitions, corporate finance matters, monitoring returns, financings and disposals. (www.delancey.com).

Muhamed is focused on underwriting and executing investments acquisitions across various real estate asset classes (including PRS, offices, ground rents), corporates and platforms. He is also involved in monitoring asset and fund returns, other financial modelling, and evaluating opportunities for new joint ventures and partnerships.

Prior to joining Delancey in 2015, Mr Sharafali spent over 7 years at Willis Towers Watson (previously Towers Watson) where he was an Investment Consultant in their Investment Strategy team. As part of this role, Muhamed advised institutional clients (pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds and family offices) on their investment strategy, portfolio allocations and, facets of risk and return.

Mr Sharafali has an undergraduate degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and postgraduate degrees from Imperial College London and University of Reading. He is also a qualified Actuary (Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries).