Cory W. Alder - President
Mr. Alder began his career in commercial real estate in 1983 after graduating from the University of Southern California.
Initially working for 6 years with the Seeley Company handling industrial and office transactions, Mr. Alder joined SDC Development in 1989 and was involved in the development of approximately 1,500,000 sq. ft. of industrial and commercial space. Mr. Alder managed the company’s industrial portfolio and led the disposition of over $100 million of assets with major savings and loans, thrifts, major banks and the RTC during the last significant real estate downturn.
In 1994, Mr. Alder joined Koll International as the Director of Business Development in Koll’s Mexico City office. From 1997-2003, Mr. Alder was President of 3 start-up technology companies in Southern California and was responsible for all operations, including raising over $20 million dollars of investment capital.
Mr. Alder joined Nexus in January 2003 as Vice President of Business Development, and was named President of Nexus Companies in January 2004. As President, Mr. Alder is responsible for overseeing and managing all day-to-day activities of Nexus, including the development, construction, sales and marketing efforts.
Matthew B. Kaufman - Senior Vice President of Operations
Mr. Kaufman received his Master of Professional Studies degree from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Tufts University.
Mr. Kaufman began his real estate career as an appraiser and management consultant for the
international accounting firm of Pannell Kerr Forster, where his significant appraisals and feasibility studies of hotels, motels, resorts, country clubs, retail
developments and restaurants. Development Services for Coastal
Thereafter, from 1986-1999, Rim Properties, Inc.
engagements included complexes, residential served as Director of
Today, Mr. Kaufman serves as Senior Vice President of Operations for Nexus, having joined Nexus in May 1999. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s corporate and financial affairs, and is also a key player in overseeing the development and construction aspects of Nexus’ projects. Throughout his career, Mr. Kaufman’s responsibilities have encompassed acquisitions, entitlements, planning and design, asset management, financing procurement, financial analysis and risk management in a variety of real estate projects, such as mixed-use, commercial, retail, hospitality, self-storage, and single- and multi-family residential projects.
In addition, Mr. Kaufman has been involved in joint government/private developments, as well as tax credit and municipal bond-financed projects. He has also served on the board of several non-profit corporations and is currently a Board Member of Affordable Housing Access, Inc., a non-profit housing corporation whose mission is to provide and preserve affordable housing for low-income individuals and families.