Director of Capital Markets
Andrew Lucas sources new investors and manages invstor investor relations at Trion Investors, Inc. Trion is a private equity investment company which acquires opportunistic real estate investments that need moderate to heavy rehab on a mid to long term investment horizon. Trion maximizes investor returns by increasing net operating income throughout the holding period through a hands-on management style of heavy renovation and aggressive lease-up. Since its inception in 2005, Trion has acquired over $450 million of real estate and generated internal rates of return in excess of 30%.
Andrew has extensive experience in finance, investor relations, and both commercial and residential real estate. He has spent his career being a trusted resource for his clients.
Prior to joining Trion, Andrew was a Vice President at Wilshire Finance Partners where he led the firm’s capital raising efforts. Andrew was instrumental in the launch and growth of two real estate debt funds and in establishing relationships with multiple institutional companies. Before moving to Wilshire, Andrew was a multifamily real estate broker at Colliers International and was a key member of Colliers’ top producing brokerage team in greater Los Angeles.
He began his career as a loan officer with NVR Mortgage where he originated and closed residential purchase mortgages for Ryan Homes, one of the nation’s largest home builders. While at NVR Andrew was inducted into the prestigious President’s Club which honors achievements in capture rate, customer service, and profitability.
Andrew is active in his community and is a board member of The Wildwoods Foundation, a Los Angeles based non-profit and was the head coach of Pepperdine University’s Men’s Club Lacrosse team from 2012-2014.
Andrew holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Baltimore and a Bachelor Degree in Communications from the University of North Carolina