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Jackie Hawkey is Managing Director, Black Creek Exchange at Black Creek Capital Markets. Ms. Hawkey oversees the firm’s real estate exchange program, Black Creek Exchange, a unique solution for investors owning highly appreciated real estate, which takes advantage of tax deferral opportunities through Sections 1031 and 721 of the Internal Revenue Code. She is responsible for managing Black Creek Exchange product, which includes structuring and distributing private placement offerings to accredited investors. Since Ms. Hawkey joined Black Creek Exchange in 2006, the division has raised over $750 million in equity capital for investment funds within the firm. Since joining the firm in 1997, Ms. Hawkey has served in various leadership positions.
Ms. Hawkey has over 30 years of experience and prior to joining Black Creek, she served as a Principal in CapEx, LP, a private investment company that invests debt and equity in small to mid-sized public and private companies. Before joining CapEx, Ms. Hawkey spent four years as a principal with Corporate Properties of the Americas (CPA), an industrial real estate developer and owner operating throughout Mexico, which was eventually sold to a large state pension fund. Additionally, Ms. Hawkey spent five years as an investment banker with William Blair & Company in Chicago and several years in commercial banking.
Ms. Hawkey is a founding member of the Women’s Network at Black Creek (WNBC), an organization committed to providing professional development opportunities for the women within Black Creek and the business community. She is also a member of the KIPP Colorado Board, a public charter school network, and serves on the Colorado Public School Fund Investment Board.
Ms. Hawkey holds a Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences from Dartmouth College and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.