Raleigh, N.C.—Northwood Ravin LLC has announced that Don M. Ward, Jr. has joined the company as chief financial officer. Adam Golden is a new vice president of development in Raleigh.
As chief financial officer, Ward will oversee operations, financial, accounting and informational technology functions and drive strategy. He was previously vice president in the Commercial Real Estate Bank at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and had been with the bank since 1996. During his 15 years in the commercial real estate industry, he has served in a variety of roles and closed over $2 billion of commercial real estate loan transactions. His roots, however, have always been in multifamily; his father owned a multifamily firm where he interned and worked in every capacity from leasing to maintenance.
Adam Golden will oversee Triangle and Virginia-area apartment developments. Prior to joining Northwood Ravin, he was director of development at Wood Partners, which he joined in 1998. At Wood Partners, he was involved in the development of more than 2,300 units in nine projects in North Carolina and Virginia. He led all of Wood Partners’ development activity in southern Virginia and successfully developed five projects totaling more than 1,200 units in high-barrier Virginia markets. Before joining Wood Partners, Adam was a development analyst at Trammell Crow Residential, where he worked on the development of more than 1,600 units in six projects in North Carolina and Virginia.