All acquisition, underwriting and capital market functions for Davlyn Investments are headed by Paul Kerr. Since his association with Davlyn in January 1998, Mr. Kerr has identified, underwritten, secured lending and placed equity for the acquisition of over 6,800 apartment units and multiple commercial office buildings with a total consideration in excess of $1.1 billion.
Prior to joining Davlyn, Mr. Kerr was an Acquisitions Officer with Fairfield Residential, one of the nation’s largest developers of multifamily communities. During his tenure with the firm, Mr. Kerr was responsible for identifying, underwriting and closing on the acquisition of over 1,200 units. In addition to Northern and Southern California, Mr. Kerr’s areas of responsibility at Fairfield included Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona.
Prior to joining Fairfield, Mr. Kerr was engaged as a commercial real estate appraiser with the Andrew A. Smith Company. In this capacity, Mr. Kerr was responsible for the generation of narrative appraisal reports and valuations for a wide variety of multifamily, office, industrial, retail and single-family subdivision projects.
Mr. Kerr holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with a Minor in Real Estate from San Diego State University. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and was formerly a licensed California General Commercial Appraiser. In addition, Mr. Kerr is a member of the Executive Board of Directors for the National Multifamily Housing Council.