Madsen Advisors, LLC

Real Estate Consulting & Asset Management


Neil Madsen

Based in New York City, Madsen Advisors, LLC was founded by Neil Madsen in 2013 to provide real estate counseling, asset management and portfolio management services to individual, family office, and institutional investors.

Prior to forming Madsen Advisors, Neil Madsen was Executive Vice President & Head of Private Equity at AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC, where he launched and managed a program dedicated to real estate and natural resources investing.   Known as the Real Estate Alternatives Portfolio (or “REAP”) this program placed more than $1.7 billion in equity commitments into a variety of strategies around the globe, including real estate, timberland, and energy investments through a combination of direct, joint venture, and commingled fund vehicles.

Prior to joining AEGON, Neil worked in Sydney, Australia as Director of Property Research, Valuation and Analysis at Grant Samuel, an Australian investment and advisory firm, where he worked on assignments in Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia.  Prior to working in Sydney, Neil was a commercial real estate appraiser and consultant with Landauer Associates in New York and, prior to that, with Madsen Appraisal Associates, a family-owned valuation business based in Princeton, New Jersey.

Neil earned a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Valuation and Analysis from New York University, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Finance from Macquarie University in Sydney. He has served on boards and committees for numerous real estate firms, funds and professional organizations. He holds the MAI and CRE designations, is a certified general appraiser in New Jersey and a registered valuer in Australia. In addition to leading Madsen Advisors, Neil currently serves as a board director at Fife Capital and as an Executive Advisory Council member at Fordham Real Estate Institute where he is also an adjunct professor.