Alex Crooks

Investments Associate

Mr. Crooks joined Newport Capital Partners in 2022 as an Investments Associate on the Acquisitions team. In this capacity, he is primarily responsible for supporting all aspects of investment transactions: Acquisitions, Dispositions, Financing, Development/Re-Development, and Repositioning. Additionally, he supports acquisitions through sourcing, underwriting, and presenting Retail investment opportunities.

Mr. Crooks has over 11 years of experience in real estate finance. Prior to joining NCP, Mr. Crooks was a Senior Analyst with Orchid Island Capital, a publicly traded REIT (NYSE: ORC). During his 9-year tenure, he was a member of the MBS investment team and responsible for valuation of investment holdings and opportunities, managing relationships with trading counterparties, and settling margin positions with financing partners. In addition, he supported the CFO through daily reporting on portfolio investment positions, interest rate sensitivities, and cashflows of the firm’s $4.5 billion investment portfolio.

Mr. Crooks received his Bachelor degree of Business Administration from Furman University. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and a supporter of the nonprofit organization Dream Fields.