Chief Investment Officer
Nick Tortorice is Chief Investment Officer of EPIC Real Estate Partners. A veteran of 21 years in the real estate industry, Mr. Tortorice founded Epic Real Estate Partners with Daniel J. Holland and Jason Maddox in 2012. Since inception, he has administered the purchase of 23 shopping centers with an aggregated value of more than $532 million. Mr. Tortorice’s primary responsibilities include leading EPIC’s acquisitions, dispositions and debt sourcing.
Prior to forming EPIC, Mr. Tortorice spent four years working as Director of Acquisitions at P.O’.B. Montgomery & Company, a Dallas Based privately-held operating company specializing acquiring retail shopping centers in partnership with several major private funds, Public REITS and Life insurance Companies. While at P.O’B., Mr. Tortorice was responsible for acquisitions nationwide and closed nearly $100 million worth of value-add grocery anchored shipping centers.
Prior to being recruited to work at PO’B, Mr. Tortorice spent two years as Acquisitions Executive for the Southeast Region and Texas at Weingarten Realty Investors, a publicly traded REIT. While at WRI, Mr. Tortorice sourced and closed more than $270 million worth of grocery anchored and power center retail acquisitions. Previous to being promoted to Acquisitions Executive at WRI, Mr. Tortorice spent two years as Senior Acquisition Analyst, where he was responsible for running the underwriting and due diligence process for more than $1 billion worth of retail assets.
Prior to joining Weingarten, Mr. Tortorice was a Senior Credit Analyst with Comerica Bank in the Commercial Real Estate Loan Group. While at Comerica, Mr. Tortorice was responsible for underwriting development and bridge loan credit facilities for retail, office, multi-family and industrial properties.
Mr. Tortorice holds a B.A. in Economics as well as a B.A. in Sociology from The University of Texas at Austin and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.