Austin Maddux is an Executive Managing Director of Investment Management for Foundry Commercial, where he leads the company’s investment management efforts. Maddux has over $13.8 billion of nationwide institutional real estate investing experience across all major property types in addition to $8.6 billion of real estate advisory experience.

Prior to joining Foundry Commercial, he was a Managing Director, Co-Portfolio Manager at American Realty Advisors focusing on ARA’s largest commingled fund. Maddux shared responsibility for all components of fund management including the development and implementation of portfolio strategy, investment composition including acquisition and disposition activities, property operations, and fund data analytics, in addition to serving an important role in client service and client reporting efforts. Maddux also served as the chairman of ARA’s ESG+R Committee.

Before joining ARA, Maddux was an Acquisitions Vice President with Clarion Partners, responsible for sourcing, evaluating, structuring, and closing new investments throughout the western U.S. Prior to that, he served as a Real Estate Investment Banking Analyst in New York with RBC Capital Markets, a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Canada, focused on advisory and capital raising.

Community Involvement

Maddux is a ULI national product council Chair focused on industrial and office properties. He is the President of real estate industry charity group Building Hope at City of Hope, a top-10 nationally ranked comprehensive cancer hospital. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy teaching finance and investment to graduate and undergraduate students. In his free time, you can find Austin skiing, at the golf course, fishing, at the beach, or in the ocean, all with family and friends.

Education & Accreditations