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Russ Hardy


Managing Director

Job Functions: Investment Sales & Acquisitions


Mr. Hardy brings extensive multifamily investment sales experience to Berkadia, joining the organization from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), where he was a Senior Vice President for a team that transacted over $7.5 billion in sales over five years. During his career, Hardy has been involved in the sales and marketing of nearly 200 institutional assets across the Southeast. He specializes in multifamily properties across a variety of construction types, geographies and risk profiles.In addition to his investment sales experience, Mr. Hardy also has extensive experience on the principal side of the business. Prior to JLL, he worked for the boutique private equity firm Westplan Investors, a closed-end real estate investment fund creator and manager focused on Class A multifamily assets in the Southeast and new development opportunities. Mr. Hardy started his career in commercial real estate with Bell Partners, Inc., an apartment investment and management company focused on high-quality multifamily communities throughout the United States.Mr. Hardy earned a bachelor's degree in Management with a Marketing concentration from the Georgia Institute of Technology and earned an Master of Business Administration in Finance and a Master of Science in Real Estate from Georgia State University. He also served proudly in the United States Marine Corps.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Ground Lease, Acquisition, Development, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation