Mr. Wagner joined Newport Capital Partners in 2022 and is a Vice President of Asset Management. In this capacity, he is largely responsible for executing the strategic business plans of the Firm’s assets including leasing, financing, and capital improvement plans.
Prior to joining NCP, Mr. Wagner was a Finance Manager at Major Food Group where he oversaw the financial profitability and strategy of 15+ restaurants. In addition, he assisted in the negotiation of new restaurant leases, management agreements, and license agreements. Prior to Major Food Group, he was an Associate with J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Real Estate Americas group. During his tenure, he performed acquisition, asset management, and disposition activities throughout the Central U.S., including helping manage $3 billion of retail, office, industrial, and residential investments across the risk spectrum within the Chicago and Texas markets. He started his career within J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank.
Mr. Wagner received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration as a Finance major from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University