Bruce Davidson

Head of Deal Execution/COO

Bruce Davidson

Head of Deal Execution/COO

Mr. Davidson is the Head of Deal Execution/COO at WAY and will oversee all deal flow and manage the day-to-day administrative and operational functions while acting as a strategic partner on the firm’s leadership team.

Bruce has over 30 years of real estate finance and development related experience. He specializes in portfolio / asset management, acquisition, finance and development, management and strategic planning, due diligence, and workout / restructuring. He has substantial domestic and international experience with various asset types including hotels, resorts, mixed use projects that have included for rent and for sale residential units.  Over his career, he has overseen over $15B of lending and asset management activity.

Prior to joining WAY, Mr. Davidson served as President of Asset Management at RREAF Holdings and Executive Managing Director and Head of Asset Management of Mosaic Real Estate Investors. He was a member of the investment and executive committees for both RREAF and Mosaic.

During the Global Financial crisis, Mr. Davidson led the workout / restructure and eventual disposition of the $12B Maiden Lane Commercial Real Estate portfolio at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.  Prior to his experience at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, he built and led the Global Hospitality construction finance business at WestLB AG. 

In addition, he has served in various senior positions including Director of Real Estate Investments and Capital Markets for a diversified family office, Director at Ackman – Ziff and Managing Director with Alvarez and Marsal’s Hospitality and Leisure Group.