Meet Our Team

INVESTMENT. DEVELOPMENT. MANAGEMENT. WE ARE EXPERIENCE IN ACTION.

EverWest combines a respected, experienced leadership team with experts in eight regional offices, creating a talented “boots on the ground” local presence that seeks out and executes on exceptional investments. At EverWest, people are the most important asset – from the investors and stakeholders we work with to the associates we partner with.

John Maurer

Senior Vice President - Portfolio Management


1099 18th Street, Suite 2900, Denver, CO 80202


John Maurer, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management, serves as Lead Portfolio Manager for the GWL U.S. Property Fund and Plus Strategies. His responsibilities include strategy execution, investment selection and performance results as well as overseeing allocations and management of third-party REIT managers for PLUS funds’ public/private relative value strategy.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

John has worked in the real estate investment management business as a fiduciary for 35 years.  He has deep experience with transactions, development, fund raising portfolio and fund management experience, and since 1997 has been a fiduciary to institutional investors with respect to core and value-added strategies in open-end funds, separate accounts and closed-end funds.

FORMER EXPERIENCE

  • Bell Partners, Inc. - Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management
  • EverWest - Managing Principal, Head of Investment Strategy
    • Arsenal Real Estate Funds - Co-founding Partner
    • Prudential Real Estate Investors - Principal and Portfolio Manager

EDUCATION 

  • University of Wisconsin - Masters in Real Estate Appraisal & Investment Analysis
  • University of Wisconsin - Bachelor's Degree in Real Estate & Urban Land Economics

AFFILIATIONS

  • National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF)
  • Pension Real Estate Association (PREA)
  • National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)
  • University of Wisconsin – Graaskamp Center Board of Advisors