Josh Israel

Senior Vice President, Finance

As Senior Vice President, Finance, Josh is responsible for capital markets activities, including the sourcing and managing of debt obligations for company investments. Josh brings 17 years of diversified real estate experience to the position that includes investment sales, private equity investment and banking.  Prior to joining The Davis Companies, Joshua spent a total of seven years at Realty Financial Partners, a Boston-based manager of real estate opportunity funds.  Employed most recently as Director of Portfolio and Asset Management, he was responsible for finance, operations and investor relations for the firm’s closed-end funds and separate accounts. 

Between his two engagements at Realty Financial Partners, Josh spent 5 years in commercial banking with Admirals Bank and Northeast Bank as a Senior Vice President.  In these roles, he was involved in sourcing and underwriting in excess of $1 billion of commercial real estate loan originations and acquisitions throughout the U.S.  Josh began his career at Massey Knakal Realty (now Cushman & Wakefield) in New York City.  Josh holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Middlebury College and a Master of Business Administration from the Stern School at New York University.