Joshua Wilkes

Joshua has 6+ years of Real Estate and Capital Markets experience. Prior to founding AREP, Joshua was a Vice President with Ernst & Young’s Real Estate Investment Banking Practice executing capital raises and mergers and acquisitions for real estate owner/operators across the US.

Prior to EY, Joshua was an Associate with Wells Fargo in the Consumer Retail and Healthcare Investment Banking Group where he executed corporate mergers and acquisitions and public capital markets transactions to corporate and REIT clients. Joshua executed over $10B in deal volume.

Prior to Wells Fargo, Joshua was an analyst with Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 financial services company.

Joshua earned a BA degree in Psychology from UNC Chapel Hill and an MBA with a concentration in Corporate Finance and Real Estate from Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC Chapel Hill.

Joshua is a licensed broker in North Carolina & South Carolina and resides in Charlotte with his wife and two kids. He serves on the Board of Directors for Anuvia Prevention & Recovery Center, as an UrbanPromise mentor and is a member at Hope Community Church.

Fun fact: 1st place winner of chili cook off and pig cooking competition.