David "Mac" McWhorter

David "Mac" McWhorter

Managing Director, iREOC & Capital Markets Consulting

+1 970-300-8024 d.mcwhorter@irei.com

David “Mac” McWhorter serves as Managing Director of the Institute for Real Estate Operating Companies(iREOC) and Capital Markets Consulting for Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI). In this capacity, he has overall responsibility for directing the activities of iREOC and leads IREI’s capital markets consulting.

McWhorter has over 30 years of experience in the institutional real estate investment industry and has raised over $12 billion for leading investment management firms serving institutional investors worldwide. In these capacities, he was responsible for managing more than 200 institutional investor relationships representing over $1 trillion in total assets to meet their real estate investment strategy, information, and communication needs.

Prior to joining IREI in 2016, McWhorter served as Managing Partner and Head of Investor Relations at Carmel Partners. In this capacity, he also served on the firm’s Investment Committee. McWhorter led the capital raise of the firm’s Fund V that closed at over $1 billion, which was recognized by PERE in 2014 as a top capital raise of the year for North America.

Prior to that, McWhorter served as a Director of Investor Relations at AEW Capital Management for more than 10 years. In this capacity, he was responsible for investor relations in the western U.S. and served as the firm’s U.S. public pension market specialist. Prior to AEW, McWhorter served as Global Director of Property Business Development at Henderson Global Investors (Nuveen) and Managing Director at Heitman Investment Management.

Prior to that, McWhorter was a retail property developer/operator. He began his commercial real estate career in 1979 as a retail property sales and leasing specialist at CBRE in Central California.

McWhorter’s professional memberships have included Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE), Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems (TEXPERS) and State/CA Association of County Retirement Systems (SACRS). He has also served on the Boards of the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives (AIMSE) and the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate.





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