Josh McCabe, CPA
Assurance Partner, Commercial Real Estate Leader
Josh is a Partner at Tidwell Group and is the Commercial Real Estate Leader for all services provided to commercial real estate clients. His role includes serving clients for various attest engagements and consulting engagements. Additionally, he is responsible for the overall strategy of the Firm’s commercial real estate practice, including growth and business development, setting quality control policies and procedures, leading the implementation of new regulatory standards, and providing technical oversight internally and externally. He spent several years of his career working for a Big Four firm serving global and domestic real estate private equity clients with core, core plus and opportunistic strategies that invest primarily in the Americas, Europe and Asia. He also served real estate public registrants and private companies in the commercial real estate industry. McCabe has experience with both closed end and open end private equity funds and complex capital structures such as funds-of-funds and master feeder funds. His experience spans all real estate asset classes having worked with clients focused on multi-family, student housing, military housing, seniors housing, homebuilding, developers, mixed-use properties, retail, office, hospitality, industrial and single family for rent. McCabe’s experience includes both onshore and offshore work. He has spent time working in Asia in both an audit and consulting capacity focusing on real estate investments primarily in Korea, Hong Kong and Japan.
Some of the examples of the advisors and funds McCabe has served include Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds (MSREF), Starwood Capital, Angelo, Gordon & Co., JP Morgan, J.E. Roberts Companies, Inc., Artemis Real Estate Partners, Lubert-Adler, LEM, Pembrook Capital, Asset Management Advisors (a division of SunTrust), and the SunTrust Common and Commingled Funds. Sample operating and finance companies served include Comstock Homebuilding Companies, Inc. (ticker: CHCI), Medallist Holdings (a division of Macquarie USA), AIMCO, InterContinental Hotels Group, CNL Hotels & Resorts, The Mark Hotel, L’Auberge de Sedona, NorthStar Realty Finance, Formation Capital, American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (ticker: ARCP), Regency Centers, Carr Properties, American Real Estate Capital Partners, Greystar, The Daniel Island Company, EF&A Funding, LLC (Fannie Mae DUS Lender).
McCabe also has experience working with community banks in a consulting capacity and leading due diligence engagements for bank capital raises from private equity funds and bank acquisitions; the scope of work consisted largely of loan valuation and the real estate collateralizing the loans, and projecting embedded losses in the bank’s commercial loan portfolio. In addition to capital raises, he also led engagements related to failing banks and the FDIC Loss Share Program. This consisted of working on behalf of an FDIC approved acquirer and valuing the soon to fail bank’s loan portfolio for purposes of submitting the potential acquirer’s bid to the FDIC.
McCabe is a frequent speaker at various real estate industry events and conferences.
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bob Jones University