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Edward Midgley ("Ned")

Senior Vice President

Edward Midgley ("Ned") Senior Vice President
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166

Profile Experience

Edward E. Midgley plays an active production role providing strategic real estate advisory and brokerage services to public and private sector clients.  He is highly skilled in the development and execution of entity-level transactions and tax-deferred exit strategies.  Mr. Midgley's professional experience includes commercial real estate research, acquisitions, lending and investment banking.

Previously, he was a member Insignia/ESG's Consulting Group and subsequently moved to the Capital Advisors Group, where he worked on and led numerous high-profile transaction teams - including some that have garnered prestigious industry awards.  Prior to Insignia/ESG, Mr. Midgley was a real estate investment banker specializing in Real Estate Investment Trusts with Dean Witter Reynolds (now Morgan Stanley).  Before entering investment banking, Mr. Midgley was a member of G. E. Capital Commercial Real Estate's Portfolio Acquisition & Business Ventures Group, acquiring commercial real estate entities, debt instruments and equity investments around the nation.

Robert T. Lawrence Award – The Real Estate Board of New York – Sale of 622 Third Avenue and Lease at One World Trade Center for Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Long Island Deal of the Year Award – Association for a Better Long Island and the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society – Sale of the Garden City Company to Prism Venture Partners, LLC.
Multifamily Executive: Feature 5/2003 " Holding Strong – Multifamily Market Gets a Helpful Boost from Investor Demand";  Feature  3/2002 "September's Shock – Terrorist Attack slows New York Multifamily Industry";  Executive Commentary 9/2001 "Exit Strategies – It's Time to Take Some Chips Off the Table"
Multi-Housing News: Perspective 10/2002 "Multi-Housing REITs Ready to Experience Significant Turnaround"
Real Estate New York:  8/2001 "Wanted Manhattan Rental Properties"
The Daily Deal: Industry Insight 2/2000  "Property Revaluation – REIT Performance and Consolidation Trends"

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations​ 

  • Member, ​​National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Member, National Multi Housing Association
  • Member, National Association of Home Builders
  • Member, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)


  • Middlebury College, Bachelor of Arts in American History
  • Leonard Stern School of Business Administration, New York University, Master of Science in Accounting
  • Harvard Business School, Master in Business Administration

Significant Assignments

Bankers Trust

  • New York, NY Sale of Corporate Headquarters (280 Park Avenue) - $321 million /1.2 million sf

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • New York, NY Sale of Corporate Headquarters (622 Third Avenue) - $171 million/1.0 million sf
  • New York, NY Corporate Headquarters' Lease (One World Trade Center) - 467,000 sf

Emisphere Technologies

  • Farmington, CT Pending Sale of Office and Laboratory Facility - $10 million/100,000 sf
  • Tarrytown, NY Pending Sub-Lease Agency - 30,000 sf

Garden City Company

  • NY, NJ & FL Tax Advantaged Sale of a Real Estate Corporation - $40 million/677,000 sf of office, industrial and retail properties

JBG Companies

  • Gaithersburg, MD Multifamily Tax-Deferred Operating Partnership Exchange Transaction with a NYSE Traded REIT - $76 million/ 576 apartments

Keystone capital Company

  • Bellevue, WA Merged this Retail Net-Lease Property Owner into W. P. Carey & Co., Inc.(a NYSE traded company) via a Tax Neutral Stock for Stock Exchange - $18 million/125,000 sf

Macks Family Interests

  • MD, VA & DE  Multifamily Portfolio Tax-Deferred Operating Partnership Exchange Transaction with a NYSE Traded REIT - $157 million/3,297 apartments/12communities/15 partnerships

Quintiles Transnational

  • Kansas City, KS Negotiated and Structured a Single Asset Office & Laboratory Sale/Leaseback Transaction with Principal Capital Management - $80 million/ 400,000 sf

Shelbourne Properties I, II, III / Winthrop-Kesterel Management

  • National Fairness Opinion/PortfolioValuation Analysis Included in the Registration Statement (SEC Form S-4) for the Conversion of High Equity Partners 85, 86 & 88 (separate publicly-registered limited partnerships) to Shelbourne Properties I, II & III (separate publicly-traded REITs)  - $225 million/3.0 million sf of office, retail and industrial space
  • New York, NY Sale of 568-78 Broadway - $78 million/315,332 sf
  • Towson, MD Pending Sale of Loch Raven Shopping Center - $10 million/150,983sf

Workflow management

  • VA, PA, NJ & Quebec, Canada Negotiated and Structured a Cross-Border Office/Industrial Portfolio Sale/Leaseback Transaction  with Palm Beach Capital Partners - $10 million/430,000 sf


  • Bankers Trust
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • JBG Companies
  • Macks Family Interests
  • Prodigy Services Corp.
  • Shelbourne Properties I, II, III
  • Workflow Management
  • Emisphere Technologies
  • Garden City Company
  • Keystone Capital Company
  • MetaPhore Pharmaceuticals
  • Quintiles Transnational
  • Winthrop/Kestrel Management

Edward Midgley ("Ned") Senior Vice President
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166