Mr. Gardner’s primary responsibility is the acquisition, financial analysis and due diligence of all commercial real estate and gas station and convenience store properties. In addition, Mr. Gardner is responsible for managing select real estate investments in the Southeast. Mr. Gardner has 14 years’ experience in financial business analysis, securities and capital markets.
Prior to joining Yesway, Mr. Gardner was a Commercial Real Estate Portfolio Manager at Sovereign Bank, where he was responsible for the analysis and underwriting of new deals, as well as the ongoing management and oversight of a $120 million portfolio of commercial real estate loans. Mr. Gardner previously worked at Fidelity Investments, Sungard Brokerage Systems and Conchango, a European business consulting firm.
Mr. Gardner is a graduate of Drew University in Madison, NJ.