Neil joined C.F. Smith in 2014, returning to the family business after residing in the Upstate of South Carolina for 8 years. Since joining C.F. Smith, the team has elevated its presence by executing more than $200 million in real estate value from development projects, acquisitions, and value created through new leases and dispositions. In addition to being responsible for the strategic business direction and development of C.F. Smith, he also takes an active role in real estate development, leasing, and transaction activities.
Neil graduated from Wofford College in 2010 where he studied finance and was a four-year letterman on the baseball team. He went on to receive his Masters of Real Estate Development from Clemson University in 2012. Neil worked with Titan Real Estate, a multi-family investment firm located in Greenville, South Carolina. At Titan, he was responsible for various asset management functions for 7 apartment communities in South Carolina and Georgia. Later, he joined McCall Capital, a multi-family developer, owner and manager. There he was the development manager for the firm and also assisted with asset management and accounting functions. During his tenure, the firm developed apartment assets totaling approximately $45 million in value.
Neil resides in Pinehurst with his wife, Catherine, and three daughters, Claudia, Beverly, and Ruthie. He enjoys spending quality time and traveling with his family of girls and Theodore (the labradoodle), being physically active through exercise, sports, and many outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and golf. Neil has served on various local boards including the Chamber of Commerce for Richmond and Moore Counties, Partners for Progress, Richmond Community College Foundation, First Health Richmond Board of Advisors, ICSC Governmental Relations and NC Interagency Coordinating Council for Children with Special Needs.