Scott Davies joined Real Asset Portfolio Management in 2011 and focuses primarily on the Firm’s real estate investment initiatives, with secondary support on other asset classes. Scott’s responsibilities at RAPM include portfolio and investment strategy, investment due diligence, selection, and monitoring and client service. In addition, Scott leads the Firm’s investment manager database initiatives. Prior to joining RAPM, from 2009 through 2011, Scott worked in San Diego, California for Southwest Capital Partners (“SCP”). At SCP, Mr. Davies focused on acquiring and trading commercial real estate whole loans and real estate. Scott’s primary role at SCP was on sourcing transactions from regional banks or distressed sellers, leading the analysis efforts for potential transactions, underwriting the credit of borrowers, and performing due diligence on debt and equity transactions. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Davies worked at Kelly Capital of San Diego, leading underwriting efforts for acquisition of commercial and residential real estate and debt opportunities. Mr. Davies started his career in 2002 as an Associate in the Los Angeles office of CBRE where he was part of a team representing multifamily sellers of institutional sized multifamily assets in all seven counties of Southern California. As part of a team, between 2002 and 2006, Scott participated in 60 apartment sell-side transactions with total consideration of over $2.5 billion. Mr. Davies received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon, and is a member of the RAPM investment committee.