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.

Thomas Nielsen

Director - Asset Management


500 East Morehead Street
Suite 350
Charlotte, NC 28202


Thomas is based in EverWest’s Charlotte office where he serves as a Southeastern U.S. asset manager and provides quantitative analysis for the portfolio managers.

Thomas joined EverWest in 2019, bringing 11 years of experience in commercial real estate and finance. He is responsible for the evaluation of new investments, portfolio-level analysis and asset management. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Directly involved in the execution of over $600 million in gross asset value of acquisitions and development projects spanning all property types
  • Member of the corporate finance team for a vertically integrated, publicly traded student housing REIT with nearly $2.0 billion total capitalization (portfolio comprised of 79 assets and 42,000 beds)
  • Involved in the operation and analysis of a publicly traded multifamily REIT (portfolio comprised of 96 assets and 24,000 units) 

FORMER EXPERIENCE

  • Guggenheim Real Estate – Vice President, Acquisitions & Investments
  • Campus Crest Communities (NYSE: CCG) – Associate, Corporate Finance & Investor Relations
  • Bank of America - Assistant Vice President, Senior Financial Analyst
  • Colonial Properties Trust (NYSE: CLP) – Financial Analyst 

EDUCATION

  • Sewanee: The University of the South – B.A. in Economics with a minor in Political Science