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McNally’s Opportunity Zone Sector Partner Joseph Cahoon has over 20 years of experience as an investor, developer and educator in the Real Estate Industry. Joseph joined the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business in January 2014 as the Director of the Folsom Institute for Real Estate. In his role with the Folsom Institute, Joseph is responsible for leading the Institute's initiatives in academics, research and outreach to the real estate industry to enhance the institute's and students' relationships with alumni and other industry leaders nationally. In addition to his role with the Folsom Institute, Joseph is a professor of practice in the Cox School and teaches real estate finance courses for both MBAs and BBAs. He also currently serves as a Senior Advisor to HR&A Advisors, a leading real estate and economic development consulting firm.

Previously, from 2009 to 2014, Cahoon was the managing director of the Real Estate Finance and Investment Center in the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining UT Austin, Cahoon was with Gables Residential in Dallas and was responsible for sourcing and underwriting multifamily and mixed-use acquisition and development opportunities in Dallas. Before joining Gables in 2006, he was a partner with Champion Partners (DAL) where he focused on value-add office investments. Prior to attending business school in 2003, Cahoon was a project manager with Century Development in Houston.

Joseph’s experience in the Real Estate Industry is deep and diversified. His partnership is a key differentiator in McNally Capital’s vision to bridge the gap between Opportunity Zone Investment and Family Office Capital.