Sr. VP - Finance & Operations
As the Vice President of Finance and Analytics, Taylor Davis directs and oversees all of the financial underwriting and analytics for Faris Lee’s 300+ annual property assignments.
Ms. Davis brings 15 years of real estate experience and expertise within financial underwriting, asset management, accounting, structured finance, capital markets, market research, negotiations and transaction management. Ms. Davis has previously held positions in asset management and finance for Sabal Financial Group, LP, The Irvine Company, Lowe Enterprises, Daymark Properties Realty and Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. During her career, Ms. Davis has closed over $100 million in CMBS loan modifications for a 33 million square foot portfolio, responsible for investor communications regarding asset management for over 150 properties consisting of 5,000+ clients, and been involved with the debt and equity placement for a $4B portfolio in core, core-plus, and value-add real estate.
Ms. Davis received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), where she graduated with honors. Ms. Davis has also served 8 years in the US ARMY Reserves as a Non Commissioned Officer (E-5) within the field of communication management (74-C) and was also awarded a top secret security clearance. Ms. Davis is involved with the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (CREFC) where she has also served as a panelist at educational summits on topics regarding CMBS special servicing, bank special assets, and on lessons learned and resolutions to consider.