J. Andrew Hogshead joined The Collier Companies in 2004 as its Director of Acquisitions and Development. He has served in several capacities with the firm and is currently its Chief Executive Officer. In that capacity, he is responsible for developing the company’s strategic goals for growth and corporate financial structure with the Chairman and executing the same. During his tenure, the company has acquired or developed more than 7,000 units and raised more than $750 million in debt and equity. Mr. Hogshead has a 25-year background in real estate finance in several facets of the industry. Prior to joining The Collier Companies, he was a Senior Vice President at Wachovia Bank’s Real Estate Finance Group. He also has experience working in large and small real estate investment banking firms in New York City.
Hogshead is a graduate of Harvard University with an BA in Biological Anthropology and he holds an MBA in Real Estate/Finance from Columbia University. He sits on the Executive Committee of the National Multi-Housing Council, and the advisory boards for the University of Florida Center for Real Estate Studies. He also has been an officer on several charitable boards, including the YMCA, Children’s Home Society, and The Jacksonville Zoo among others and he was appointed to the Florida Department of Education’s Advisory Council on Educational Facilities.