Lindsey Hess

Director of Finance

Lindsey Hess
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Lead Analyst for $600 Million in Development Projects
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Investments Team Leader
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9 Years With Cape Fear Commercial

Lindsey Hess is the Director of Finance for Cape Fear Commercial. Lindsey started with Cape Fear Commercial in 2008 as a Financial Analyst & Asset Manager. Her primary role included performing financial analysis for investment properties and development projects through preparation and analysis of financial models to determine projected operating results. As an Asset Manager, she manages a 1.45 million square foot property portfolio, focusing on tenant retention and owner advocacy. She continues to oversee capital improvements, prepare budgets and cash flow analysis, provides financial reporting to owners, and handle lease administration and property accounting while transitioning to her Senior Management role in Development and Investments.

During her tenure with Cape Fear Commercial, Lindsey has managed several development projects, including 500+ multi-family apartment homes and multiple office and retail build-to-suits. She has also served as the lead investment analyst on various commercial developments totaling over $600 million in value throughout her career. Lindsey is committed to consistently providing timely and accurate financial analysis to ensure clients’ needs and expectations are exceeded. She plays a vital role in the firm’s Investment Sales division, utilizing her investment analytical expertise to provide clients with the highest level of service.

Prior to joining Cape Fear Commercial, Lindsey provided Real Estate Asset Management services for private equity funds at TriMont Real Estate Advisors in Atlanta. She began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York City, providing external audit services to clients.

Lindsey is a licensed real estate broker in the State of North Carolina. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Accounting. While in college, she competed on the women’s tennis team and was an ITA Academic All-American for four years, earning the Chancellor’s Cup as a senior for academic and athletic excellence. She now competes in the sport of triathlon and is a two time Ironman® finisher.