Peter Kokernot serves as a Development Associate of NewQuest Residential and is responsible for the underwriting of all acquisition, development, and disposition activities throughout each project lifecycle. He also focuses his efforts on debt and equity financings, asset management, and providing analytical support to the company.
Prior to joining NewQuest Residential, Peter served as an Associate on the Transactions team at Mid-America Apartments (NYSE: MAA), the largest multifamily owner in the United States. While at Mid-America Apartments, Peter had coverage of the firm’s acquisition, disposition, and joint-venture development platforms across the Southeast and Coastal markets. During his tenure, Peter completed over $2.6 billion of transactions across more than 15,000 units.
Prior to Mid-America Apartments, Peter was on the Real Estate Banking team at BBVA Compass originating debt across all property types throughout the United States. Peter began his career with CBRE Capital Markets where he assisted in the underwriting and securitization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multifamily mortgage asset pools on behalf of institutional clients.
A native Houstonian, Peter holds a double Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance & Real Estate from The University of Mississippi.