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Our Capital Markets Team

Senior Vice President
Capital Markets

As Senior Vice President of Capital Markets, Alex leads Southern Land Company’s capital markets activities, as well as developing and managing investor relationships for each of the company’s projects around the country. Alex focuses on integrating exceptional investment partners, key data, strategic analysis and careful execution to create long-term value for each Southern Land Company community.

Prior to joining Southern Land Company in 2014, Alex was a Managing Director for Guggenheim Securities, LLC. With more than 20 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience, Alex has completed more than 60 transactions totaling more than $7 billion during the course of his career, including private placements of debt and equity, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, valuations and fairness opinions.

Alex received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of North Carolina and a Masters of Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance and Real Estate, from the University of Georgia. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Kevin Holst joined Southern Land Company in November 2018 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Kevin heads the company’s in-house legal department and is responsible for supporting SLC’s development activity across the United States.

Kevin previously served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel at McWhinney, a Colorado-based real estate firm, where he handled all legal matters relating to multifamily development, commercial leasing, construction, acquisition and an 1,100-acre master planned community. He has over 15 years of experience in commercial real estate operations, and he has held several Associate Attorney positions at different Denver-based law firms.

Kevin holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in History and Political Science from the Saint Olaf College in Minnesota, and he earned his Juris Doctor degree from the university of Denver Sturm College of Law.


As an Analyst, Stephen works on Southern Land Company’s capital market activities through market research, data analysis and financial modeling for all of the company’s Multifamily and Mixed-Use assets around the country.

Prior to joining Southern Land Company in 2017, Stephen worked as a Senior Associate at Ernst & Young LLP in the audit department. At Ernst & Young LLP, Stephen worked with publicly traded Fortune 500 clients in the healthcare and transportation industries.

Stephen received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Carson Newman University, where he graduated Cum Laude. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive).

Senior Analyst

In his role as Senior Analyst, Brian works with the Capital Markets team to successfully manage the debt and equity relationships for all of Southern Land’s development projects.

Prior to joining Southern Land, Brian worked for a privately held Real Estate company in Boston where he helped maintain the debt portfolio for over 5,000 units.

Brian graduated from St. Norbert College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics