Finkelstein, Inc. (CFI), announces the expansion of their Campus
First Student Living division through the addition of the former
principals of MultiVersity Housing Partners, LLC (“MVHP”).
First Student Living, has experienced solid success in the past year
and is now proud to announce that the organization is expanding with the
addition of the senior members of MVHP. CFI has incorporated the
principals of MVHP, an existing company with a core focus on purpose
built student housing. With the addition of these seasoned student
housing professionals, the student division of CFI will continue to be
known as Campus First Student Living with plans to expand its existing
footprint at primary and secondary universities throughout the U.S.
Campus First plans to immediately expand in university markets in
Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Florida, Maryland, Oklahoma, Georgia, and
Tennessee. This new partnership should increase bed count by more than
2,000 in the near term; while focusing long term on the acquisition and
third party management of student housing communities across the United
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Cocke
Finkelstein Inc. (CFI) is a privately held real estate and
investment management firm, founded in 2004. Campus First and CFLane are
affiliated management subsidiaries of Cocke Finkelstein. With the
addition of MultiVersity Housing Partners, CFI is welcoming new team
members including three senior leaders to the organization that bring
more than 60 years of combined student housing experience.
Christopher Feeley, President of Campus First Student Living, brings
more than 30 years of experience in commercial and multifamily real
estate. Prior to joining Campus First, Mr. Feeley was the Managing
Partner and Principal of MHVP for 7 years, acquiring over $1 billion of
multifamily real estate.
Anthony Magnelli, Vice President of Business Development for Campus
First Student Living, has 13 years of experience in his multifamily
career. He most recently served as Principal for MVHP, and previously
served as a Senior Regional Manager for a national student housing
company and oversaw multiple student properties.
Leonard Wright, Vice President of Operations for Campus First Student
Living, holds 9 years of management experience, with a strict focus on
purpose built student housing. He most recently served as Principal of
MVHP, and previously served as a Vice President and Senior Regional
Manager for a national student housing company and oversaw multiple
“I am very excited about the future of Campus First Student Living,” Mr.
Feeley stated. “The trajectory of this organization should rise
exponentially in the next few years. Campus First plans to be one of the
leading owners and property management companies in the U.S. over the
next 24 to 36 months. With dedication to providing best in class
services to investors, residents, vendors, and third party management
partnerships, Campus First brings thoughtful leadership to student
housing.” Mr. Feeley also stated, “We want the business to be accretive
to our investors and clients while maintaining a very high level of
Campus First is a boutique development, acquisition, and Management
Company focused on providing an exceptional dedicated student housing
experience. Benefitting from the success of a large established parent
company, Campus First boasts investable capital to support the boutique
approach that shall define its performance results.
To learn more about CFI, please visit www.cockefinkelstein.com
To learn more about Campus First, please visit www.campus1st.com