Rudyard Porter is Senior Vice President – Acquisitions and Capital Markets of Hirschfeld Properties. Mr. Porter is responsible for and leads all aspects of Hirschfeld Properties’ real estate investment platform, including identifying target markets, as well as all aspects of acquisitions, asset on-boarding and strategic disposition. He also supports the company’s activities in the debt and equity markets. Prior to joining Hirschfeld, Mr. Porter founded Porter Advisors, a boutique real estate asset management and distressed debt firm specializing in opportunistic multifamily transactions, real estate receiverships, and commercial investment partnerships. Porter Advisors facilitated over $300 million in note sales, handled multiple receiverships, and consulted on over $2 billion in assets for clients. Prior to Porter Advisors, Mr. Porter was a senior investment sales professional at Cushman & Wakefield and Marcus & Millichap. At Cushman and Marcus & Millichap, Mr. Porter specialized in multifamily assets and was responsible for over $1 billion in sales and financing transactions. He is a recipient of the CoStar Power Broker Award. Prior to his career in real estate, Mr. Porter spent 15 years at Medtronic, Inc. in engineering, USA sales and marketing, and leading market development across Asia from his base in Hong Kong. Rud is a graduate of University of Iowa. He is a licensed real estate broker in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and former member of the New Jersey Apartment Association Legislative Board.